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Apr. 16, 2024

Family court commissioner Leah Boucek says lawyers must understand pro pers

The commissioner gained insight into the pro per experience through her past private practice, managing the court family law facilitator's office, and now as a neutral.

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San Diego County Superior Court
Thomas Kurtz / Daily Journal

SAN DIEGO - Family law attorneys, and students in her University of San Diego School of Law class, overlook one aspect of their practice, Superior Court Commissioner Leah M. Boucek believes.

"It's the experience of the pro per ... and it applies to lawyers as well," she said.

Of course, if her students become family law attorneys and join private practice, they're always going to be representing a cl... (continued)

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