Resources

Resources on the eLawyering Concept

American Bar Association Task Force on eLawyering

ABA Section on Business Law – Some Call it eLawyering

Disrupting Conventional Law Firm Business Models Using Document Assembly by Darryl R. Mountain

The New Economy and the Virtual Law Firm of the Future

Re-Training Lawyers for a Digital Age

Law Firm Productivity: How to Work Smarter – Not Harder

The Impact of the Net on the Delivery of Legal Services

Creating a Virtual Law Practice

Internet Bar Organization

Internet Marketing for Lawyers

eLawyering Trends by Richard S. Granat

The Many Faces of eLawyering by Marc Lauritsen and Richard S. Granat

Working on Work by Marc Lauritsen

Practicing Law in the Twenty-First Century in a Twentieth (Nineteenth) Century Straightjacket: Something Has to Give by Jack Guttenberg

Resources on Unbundling Legal Services

http://www.unbundledlaw.org
This web site, hosted by the Maryland Legal Assistance Network, originated with the convening of a national conference on “The Changing Face of Legal Practice: A National Conference on ‘Unbundled’ Legal Services” in October 2000. The site contains the documents and recommendations from the conference as well as a bibliography, ethics opinions, profiles of local programs, and updates on activity at the national and state level.

Unbundled Resource Center
This web site, hosted by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services, includes a bibliography of articles, books, case law, ethics opinions, and court rules related to unbundled legal services.

Mosten Mediation
This web site, hosted by family lawyer and mediator Forrest (Woody) Mosten, includes links to resources for lawyers and clients interested in the unbundled model of service delivery.

The Maryland Experiment

Articles on Limited Legal Services

(Many of these articles are older articles and focus on the delivery of limited legal services off-line, not on-line.)

Barrie Althoff, Limiting the Scope of Your Representation: Questions of Cost, Candor, and Disclosure, Washington State Bar News (July 1997).

Barrie Althoff, Limiting the Scope of Your Representation: When Your Client Wants, or Can Afford, Only Part of You, Washington State Bar News (June 1997).

Courts and the Self-Represented — The Road Ahead (Editorial), American Judicature Society, Vol. 84, at 300 (May/June 2001).

Anthony P. Capozzi, Responding to the Pro Per Crisis, California Bar Journal (February 2004).

John Greacen, Self-Represented Litigants and Court and Legal Services Responses to Their Needs: What We Know, (2002).

Paula L. Hannaford-Agor, Helping the Pro Se Litigant: A Changing Landscape, Court Review, p. 8, (Winter 2003).

William Hornsby, Improving the Delivery of Affordable Legal Services Through the Internet: A Blueprint for the Shift to a Digital Paradigm, ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services (Nov. 1999).

Early article on ethics and lawyers and unbundling: Barrie Althoff, Unbundling Your Law Practice – Opportunities and Dangers, Seattle University School of Law presentation on Current Developments in Ethics and Professionalism (October 2002).

California

California Rules of Court, Rule 5.70, Nondisclosure of attorney assistance in preparation of court documents, permits a lawyer to draft pleadings in family law matters without disclosure.

California Rules of Court, Rule 5.71, Application to be relieved as counsel upon completion of limited scope representation, details the procedure governing limited appearances in family law matters.

California Report on Self-represented litigants: http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/programs/cfcc/resources/publications/actionplanrpt.htm

New York

Early article on ethics and lawyers and unbundling: http://www.freecle.com/materials/current.html