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ISBA Ethics Opinions on Scope of Representation


  • Mediator preparing post-mediation divorce documents for unrepresented spouse to file pro se : 04-03
  • Lawyer’s preparation of trust documents directing trustee to employ lawyer or lawyer’s firm : 99-08
  • Advertising “specialization,” delegation of work outside firm : 96-08
  • Drafting documents but delegating legal advice on those documents to nonlawyers : 94-01
  • Lawyer hired by third party : 93-11
  • Lawyer taking direction from client’s agent real estate broker : 87-02
  • Lawyer preparing pleadings and advising pro se litigant : 85-06
  • Preparation of pleadings for pro se litigant : 849