Resources on the eLawyering Concept
Disrupting Conventional Law Firm Business Models Using Document Assembly by Darryl R. Mountain
eLawyering Trends by Richard S. Granat
The Many Faces of eLawyering by Marc Lauritsen and Richard S. Granat
Resources on Unbundling Legal Services
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.
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.
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).
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 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
Early article on ethics and lawyers and unbundling: http://www.freecle.com/materials/current.html