Rule 15-705. Limited timewaiver.
(a) Limited Time Waiver. For the limited timeof three years from the date the Bar initiallybegins to accept LPP applications for licensure, the Bar may grant a waiver ofthe minimum educational requirementsset forth in Rule 15-703 if, within two years from the time the waiver request is submitted, an applicant has established by clear andconvincing evidence that the applicant:
(a)(l) has paid theprescribed fees and filed the required Application for a Limited Time Waiver;
(a)(2) is at least 21years old;
(a)(3) has completed 7 years of Full-timeSubstantive Law-Related Experience as a Paralegal within the 10 years precedingthe application for the waiver, including experience for the practice area in which the Applicantseeks licensure , including 500 hours of Substantive Law-Related Experience in temporary separation, divorce,parentage, cohabitant abuse, civil stalking, and custody and support ifthe Applicant is to be licensed in that area, or 100 hours of Substantive Law-Related Experience in forcibleentry and detainer and unlawful detainer or debt collection if the Applicant is to be licensed inthose areas. Proof of 7 years of Full-time Substantive Law-Related Experience and the required number of hours in the practice area in which the Applicant seeks licensure shall becertified by the supervising lawyer(s) and shall include the following:
(a)(3)(A) the name and Bar number of the supervising lawyer(s) or supervising Licensed Para legal Practitioner(s);
(a)(3)(B) certification by the lawyer or Licensed Paralegal Practitionerthat the work experience meets the definition ofSubstantive Law-Related Experience in the practice area in which Applicant will belicensed as defined in Rule15-701; and
(a)(3)(C) the dates ofthe applicant's employment by or service with the lawyer(s) or Licensed Paralegal Practitioner(s);
(a)(4) hassuccessfully passed the Licensed Paralegal Practitioner Ethics Examination approved by the Board;
(a)(5) hassuccessfully passed the Licensed Paralegal Practitioner Examination(s) for the practice area(s) in which the Applicantwill be licensed;
(a)(6) is of goodmoral character and satisfies the requirements of Rule 15-708; and
(a)(7) has a provenrecord of ethical, civil and professional behavior.
Effective November 1, 2018