Private Bar

National Association for Court Management 2020 Midyear Conference

The National Association for Court Management (NACM) is committed to providing innovative, engaging and emerging trends at its Midyear and Annual Conferences, typically held in February and July, respectively.

American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence 2018 Custody Litigation Institute (Orlando)

The 2018 ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence Custody Litigation Institute will occur in Orlando, Florida and will focus on preparing new and seasoned attorneys to more effectively and holistically represent survivors of domestic and s

Alaska Bar Association's Unbundled List Offers Court a Neutral Mechanism for Referrals and SRLs Access to the Limited Scope Help They Need (News 2016)

 

Alaska Unbundled Section Formation Letter

The Alaska Bar Association approved the formation on an unbundled services section of the bar in 2010, thereby establishing a mechanism to ensure professional development for lawyers providing these services, creating a neutral mechanism for the c

Resource: Pro Bono Innovation Fund (LSC 2015)

In March 2011, the LSC Board of Directors formed the Pro Bono Task Force to address the current crisis in legal services, where at least 50 percent of eligible low-income individuals seeking help from our grantees are turned away due to insufficie

SRLN Brief: Rule 6.5 - A Powerful Tool to Diversify Pro Bono and Transform Court Services

Ethics rule 6.5 is a powerful tool to diversify pro bono programs and to transform court services because it allows unbundled lawyers to perform real time services in court-annexed programs without the onerous clerical burdens and limitations unde

Weblink: ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services (ABA 2015)

The ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services has the mandate to improve access to lawyers and legal services for those of modern income – those who do not qualify for legal aid yet lack the resources for full representation.

Alaska Court Uses Triage and Targeted Pro Bono Unbundled Legal Advice to Settle 80% of Contested Domestic Cases (News 2015)

Various Supplementary Resources: Listen to a piece about ERP on NPR

Book: Successful Business Planning: Serving the Moderate Income Client (Colorado Bar 2013)

This book is the product of the the Colorado Bar Association's (CBA) Modest Means Task Force. Successful Business Planning: Representing the Moderate Income Client is

Article: Rule Changes Permit Limited Representation in Litigation: Increasing Access and Opportunity (Holtermann 2013)

In this article, David Holtermann, general counsel of the Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois who was involved in drafting an early proposal for the limited scope rule changes ultimately approved by the Illinois Supreme Court, discusses the rule change