Modest Means Program

Modest Means Programs

Starting a modest means program can often include surveying your panel membership to assess interest.

Developing a Modest Means Program Panel

Modest Means program survey conducted in 2008. Thirty-three programs provided program operation information in the area of:

Survey QuestionsPage 4
LRIS Modest Means Program ListingPage 7
Standard Financial Guidelines Used for the ClientPage 11
Description of the Financial Screening ProcessPage 17
Description of Fee Arrangements/Parameters for Attorneys and Attorney Benefits       Page 27
Areas of Law Served by the Reduced Fee ProgramPage 35
Annual Referrals and Number of AttorneysPage 39
Means Used to Publicize the ProgramPage 44
Success Rating of Program and Persistent IssuesPage 49

Following are program profiles, many of which include extensive program explanation material.

California
Marin County Bar Association LRS Modest Means - Family LawPage 55
Lawyer Referral And Information Service Of The Contra Costa County Bar Association Moderate Means ProgramPage 56
Alameda County Bar Association LRS Modest MeansPage 57
Orange County Bar Association Modest Means ProgramPage 58
Lawyer Referral & Information Service of the San Diego County Bar AssociationPage 61
Santa Clara County Bar Association Modest Means ProgramPage 73
Modest Means Program of the Ventura County BarPage 74
Connecticut
New Haven County Bar Association Modest Means Referral Program        Page 79
Florida
Lee County Lawyer Referral ServicePage 89
Orange County Bar Association Modest Means ProgramPage 90
Georgia
Atlanta Bar Association Modest Means ProgramPage 104
Hawaii
Hawaii State Bar Association Gap Group ProgramPage 113
Illinois
DuPage County Modest Means ProgramPage 114
Kentucky
Kentucky Lawyer Referral ServicePage 115
Louisiana
New Orleans Bar Association LRS Modest MeansPage 119
Massachusetts
National Lawyers Guild Lawyer Referral ServicePage 120
Essex County Bar Association Reduced-Fee ProgramPage 121
Massachusetts Bar Association's LRS Reduced Fee ProgramPage 122
Worcester County Bar Association Reduced Fee ProgramPage 123
Minnesota
Hennepin County Bar Association Low Fee Family Law ProjectPage 125
New Hampshire
Lawyer Referral Service of the New Hampshire Bar Association Reduced Fee ProgramPage 135
New York
Suffolk County Bar Association LRIS Modest Means ProgramPage 139
New York City Bar Association Moderate Means ProgramPage 140
Monroe County Bar Association Modest Means ProgramPage 174
Ohio
Cincinnati Bar Association/LRS Modest Means ProgramPage 175
Pro Seniors, Inc.Page 176
Oregon
Oregon State Bar Modest Means ProgramPage 188
Pennsylvania
Allegheny County Bar Association LRS Modest Means ProgramPage 195
Dauphin County Bar Association Modest MeansPage 196
Texas
Austin Bar Match ProgramPage 207
Houston Lawyer Reduced Fee ProgramPage 208
Virginia
Alexandria Lawyer Referral ServicePage 212
Arlington County Bar Association Lawyer Referral ServicePage 213
Washington
Lewis County Bar Legal AidPage 214
Clark County Bar Association Modest Means PanelPage 215
Wisconsin
Modest Means Panel of the Milwaukee Bar AssociationPage 221
State Bar of Wisconsin Reduced Fee Referral ServicePage 222
Updated: 12/29/2008

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