Articles on Limited Scope Representation

A review: Pro se parties and unbundling in Illinois By Athena T. Taite Government Lawyers, December 2014 Providing limited scope representation is a win-win for pro se parties and the legal community.
Why judges should embrace limited scope representation By Hon. Michael B. Hyman Bench and Bar, April 2014 Judges owe it to themselves—and the litigants and counsel appearing before them—to fully understand and follow the rules which the Supreme Court established principally as a response to the growing needs of self-represented parties.
Unbundling family law By Lisa M. Nyuli Family Law, September 2013 Limited scope representation is sure to be with us as the practice of law continues to change. Family law practitioners need to be proactive in defining what that means for us, and for our clients, so that we can provide high quality services to our clients, regardless of the task.
Editor’s column: Are we missing opportunities? By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, January 2013 As we start the new year it is a good time to take a fresh look at how we screen our cases and what we do when we hear “I need your help but I have no money.”
Unbundling, or unraveling? By Dan Breen Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, June 2012 What is unbundling? The short, and rough answer is that unbundling is a la carte legal services, where a lawyer might provide a few frames of a client’s legal picture, as needed or requested, but that lawyer will not be directing the whole movie.
Limited-scope legal representation—Unbunding legal services By Michael K. Goldberg General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, December 2010 There are many issues that need to be worked out in order for the unbundling of legal services to be workable. Weigh in, and have your opinion on the subject heard.
Editor’s column: New “limited scope legal representation” rule gives solo and small firm practitioners special opportunity to expand practice with “unbundled legal services” By John T. Phipps General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2010 Because we now have an opportunity to expand our services, we should all consider what “limited engagements” or “unbundling” means to our own practice and develop our own limited engagement agreements and opportunities.

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