Past Event Info & Materials

Past Event Information and Materials


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Archived Sessions

 

Future Friday Seminars: Strengthening Your Practice Through Technology

A series of seminars offered by the ABA presented information on the latest technological innovations affecting the practice of law.

Pro Bono Net Offers Access to Justice Online Training Series for Libraries

Pro Bono Net offered four national training webinars for librarians, with the goal of increasing awareness about free, online resources for people with legal needs. The webinars were recorded and made available online for those who could not attend. For more information, click here.

The Ethics of Unbundled Services

On May 15th, 2013 the Pro Bono Institute hosted a webinar on the ethics of unbundled legal services and pro bono.

Tomorrow's Lawyer with Richard Susskind

Presented by Suffolk University Law School's New Institute on Law Practice Technology and Innovation, Richard Susskind gave a lecture on April 18th, 2013.

The Georgetown Iron Tech Lawyer Contest

The annual Georgetown Iron Tech contest was held on April 17th, 2013 at 1:30pm.

2013 Wisconsin Equal Justice Conference

The Wisconsin Equal Justice Conference was held on March 8, 2013 in Madison at the UW Pyle Center. This biannual event was developed by the State Bar’s Legal Assistance Committee as a way to bring together people committed to expanding equal justice under law for low income and disadvantaged Wisconsin residents who face civil legal issues.

2012 National Lawyer Referral Workshop

The ABA Standing Committee on Lawyer Referral and Information Service hosted a workshop in Las Vegas, NV on October 24-27, 2012 to foster peer interaction and learning on the most important programmatic and substantive issues affecting the delivery of legal service through the lawyer referral program model.

2012 Futures Conference

The College of Law Practice Management and Georgetown Law hosted the 2012 Futures Conference on October 26-27 at the Georgetown Law Center.

Workshop on Empirical Approaches to Access to Justice

A two-day workshop on empirical approaches to access to justice was held in Chicago on December 7-8, 2012. The workshop brought together scholars and practitioners from many perspectives to identify and explore access to justice research needs.

Legal Ethics 2012

On October 11 in Milwaukee, WI a program was held to address the changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct being considered by the American Bar Association and to identify how these changes should be handled in the state of Wisconsin.

2012 Law Via the Internet Conference

Over 300 of the world's leading advocates of open legal access across gathered for the 2012 Law Via the Internet Conference, held in the United States for the first time. The conference was held at Cornell Law School on October 7-9.

Third Civil Justice Reform Summit

On September 20th and 21st in Denver, IAALS hosted its Third Civil Justice Reform Summit. For a full agenda of the event, click here.

PLI CLE: Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation

CLE seminar on ethical issues in California Pro Bono Representation took place on September 6, 2012 in San Francisco. Delivery models, such as limited scope representation were discussed.

ABA Annual: Delivering "Unbundled Legal Services" Over the Internet

The ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services offered a CLE panel discussion about delivering unbundled legal services online. The CLE took place on Friday, August 3rd, from 3-4:30.

University of Kansas Law School and KU Continuing Education: CLE Session on Limited Scope Representation

Two-day continuing education program provided CLE sessions, including a session on the ethics of limited scope representation in Kansas. Clinical Professor Suzanne Valdez discussed the pilot projects that allow lawyers to provide unbundled legal services in certain types of cases.

Stanford Law School Speaker Series: Unbundling and the Future of Legal Service Delivery

On May 2, 2012 Stanford Law School's CodeX Speaker Series offered a presentation by Stephanie Kimbro on technologies and trends in web-based unbundled legal service delivery. A video of the presentation can be viewed here.

ALI-ABA CLE: Alternative Fee Arrangements

On April 19, 2012 ALI-ABA sponsored a continuing legal education program addressing alternative fee arrangements. To purchase the program, visit the ALI-ABA site.

Utah State Bar Online Seminar: Limited Scope Representation Training

The Utah State Bar originally offered the program on October 2, 2009. Now available as an online seminar, the program is designed to train lawyers on how to use limited scope representation in private practice. To purchase the program, visit the Utah State Bar CLE Catalog.

Massachusetts CLE: Building Your Practice with Limited Assistance Representation

Originally offered by Massachusetts CLE in November 2009, the program teaches attorneys how use limited assistance representation to expand their client base. The program is available on audio CD and can be purchased from the MCLE site.

New Hampshire Bar Association Online CLE
The New Unbundling Rules

Originally offered in May 2006, the online program introduces the New Hampshire rules that enable unbundling. The program addresses how the rules expand the reach of legal services by developing new models using unbundling in litigation, while also expanding private practice markets to clients in need of unbundled legal services. It also includes checklists for compliance, as well as forms and other resources, for attorneys who would like to offer unbundled legal services. Visit the New Hampshire CLE Catalog to purchase the program.

Missouri Bar CLEtoGo
Unbundling of Legal Services: Limiting the Scope of Representation after Changes to Rule 4

Part of the 2008 Family Law Conference, the program was originally offered in August 2008. Available now as an audio download, the program covers the changes to Missouri rules that now permit unbundling. The program includes a guide for family lawyers who would like to offer unbundled legal services. To purchase the program, visit the Missouri Bar CLE Catalog.

CTC Conference Video Streams
Technology that Enables Self Help Centers: Solutions to Increasing Demands in a Time of Austerity

The 2009 Court Technology Conference included a program on the use of innovative technology in self help programs. Presenters discussed how technologies such as online document assembly and live chat assist self-represented litigants while increasing access to justice. To view the program, visit the Court Technology Conference site.

Utah State Bar Online Seminar: Limited Scope Representation Training

The Utah State Bar originally offered the program on October 2, 2009. Now available as an online seminar, the program is designed to train lawyers on how to use limited scope representation in private practice. To purchase the program, visit the Utah State Bar CLE Catalog.

Massachusetts CLE: Building Your Practice with Limited Assistance Representation

Originally offered by Massachusetts CLE in November 2009, the program teaches attorneys how use limited assistance representation to expand their client base. The program is available on audio CD and can be purchased from the MCLE site.

New Hampshire Bar Association Online CLE

The New Unbundling Rules

Originally offered in May 2006, the online program introduces the New Hampshire rules that enable unbundling. The program addresses how the rules expand the reach of legal services by developing new models using unbundling in litigation, while also expanding private practice markets to clients in need of unbundled legal services. It also includes checklists for compliance, as well as forms and other resources, for attorneys who would like to offer unbundled legal services. Visit the New Hampshire CLE Catalog to purchase the program.

Missouri Bar CLEtoGo

Unbundling of Legal Services: Limiting the Scope of Representation after Changes to Rule 4

Part of the 2008 Family Law Conference, the program was originally offered in August 2008. Available now as an audio download, the program covers the changes to Missouri rules that now permit unbundling. The program includes a guide for family lawyers who would like to offer unbundled legal services. To purchase the program, visit the Missouri Bar CLE Catalog.

CTC Conference Video Streams

Technology that Enables Self Help Centers: Solutions to Increasing Demands in a Time of Austerity

The 2009 Court Technology Conference included a program on the use of innovative technology in self help programs. Presenters discussed how technologies such as online document assembly and live chat assist self-represented litigants while increasing access to justice. To view the program, visit the Court Technology Conference site.

Utah State Bar Online Seminar

2007 Fall Forum: Unbundling Legal Services

The State Bar of Utah originally offered the program in November 2007. Now available as an online seminar, the program provides an overview of unbundled legal services. To purchase the seminar, visit the CLE Catalog.

PLI On-Demand Web Program

Expanding Your Practice Using Limited Scope Representation 2009

Released in April 2009, the program provides an introduction to the rapidly changing practice of limited scope representation in a family law context, including all the fee agreements, forms and other materials needed to practice limited scope representation competently, safely and profitably. To view the program, offered at no cost, click here.

PLI On-Demand Web Program

Protecting the Rights of Homeowners with Limited Scope Representation 2009

Released in June 2009, the program provides a technical background to the field of homeowner association law as well as the practical skills to use limited scope representation to assist homeowners who would otherwise be without competent legal assistance. The program offers best practices, risk management materials, fee agreements and other materials designed to set up a limited scope representation practice from scratch. To view the program, offered at no cost, click here.

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Are Lawyers Unbundling in a Frigid Economy

Provided by the Los Angeles County Bar Association, "Are Lawyers Unbundling in a Frigid Economy" examines unbundled legal services in the context of the recession. The program identifies the professional and ethical obligations related to unbundling and the procedures necessary to ensure the client receives competent representation. To purchase the program, visit the Law.com CLE Center.

State Bar of California Webinar

Limited Scope Representation: Doing It Safely

The State Bar of California originally offered "Limited Scope Representation: Doing It Safely" in September 2003. Now available as a webinar through the Online Catalog, the program covers information on ethical and malpractice issues related to limited scope representation. The session includes ethics opinions, forms, office tools, sample retainer letters and risk management materials for attorneys who practice limited scope representation. Visit the Online Catalog to purchase the program.

Alaska Bar Association DVD

Unbundled Legal Services: Creating a Profit Center Using Limited Scope Representation in Your Civil Practice

Originally offered in October 2007, the Alaska Bar Association CLE program provides an overview of limited scope representation. In addition, the program also covers information on ethical rules, screening clients, risk management issues, and marketing a limited scope practice. The entire program is available for purchase on DVD, while course materials only may be downloaded free of charge. To download materials or to purchase the program, visit the CLE Catalog.

North Carolina Bar Association Book Chapter

Limited Scope Representation

Published in November of 2008, following the 31st Annual Bankruptcy Institute, "Limited Scope Representation" offers insight into common pitfalls and good practices that should be employed when offering limited scope representation. To purchase the chapter, visit the North Carolina CLE Catalog.

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