The Supreme Judicial Court announced today that it has raised the annual registration fees for Massachusetts lawyers effective Sept. 1. For lawyers practicing less than five years, the fee goes from $165 to $220; for those practicing five to 50 years, the fee goes from $220 to $300. The text of the court’s order is here.

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