Delivery of Legal Services' Events & Webinars

Conference Materials

Opening

ABA Blueprint Project Ideas Page

Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System

Engagement

Accessing Justice in the Contemporary USA (By Rebecca Sandefur, American Bar Foundation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Bridging the Gap: Client-Centric Legal Services (PowerPoint Slides from Rebecca Sandefur)

Overcoming the Engagement Deficit (PowerPoint slides from Will Hornsby)

ABA Blueprint Project Engagement "Ideas"

Catalyst Grant Roundtable

ABA announces catalyst grant recipients for its Legal Access Job Corps (ABA News)

Number of Attorneys Per County Map (Nebraska State Bar Association) 

Rural Practice Initiative Bus Tour 2014 (Nebraska State Bar Association)

Rural Practice Initiative Associate and Summer Clerkship Placement Program (Nebraska State Bar Association)

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Incubator Program (PowerPoint slides from Davida Finger)

Incubator Program, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Oakland County Bar Association Pro Bono Mentor Match Program (PowerPoint slides from Terri Ticknor Gilbert)

OCBA Pro Bono Mentor Match Program Overview

OCBA Pro Bono Mentor Match Mentee Application

OCBA Pro Bono Mentor Match Mentee Guidelines

OCBA Pro Bono Mentor Match Mentor Application

A Proposed Model For Creating a Law School Based Solo or Small Firm Incubator Program (By Tammy M. Kudialis, UMKC Law Review)

Legal Aid of Arkansas: Modest Means Panel (PowerPoint slides from Lee Richardson)

Compensation Models

The Billable Hour Is Dead. Long Live . . . ? (By Robert E. Hirshon, GPSOLO Magazine)

Compensation Models: Moving Away From The Billable Hour (PowerPoint slides from Trevor Clarke)

Jon Lax: Let's Kill the Billable Hour (Video)

ABA Commission on Billable Hours Report

Lawyer Hourly Rate Calculator (By Sam Glover, Lawyerist)

Crowdfunding justice: How to raise money to hire a lawyer (By Allen Taylor, Avvo Naked Law)

New crowdfunding site helps individuals raise money for legal fees (By Martha Neil, ABA Journal)

Value Adjustment Line (Valorem Law Group)

ABA Blueprint Project Reallocation of Financial Resources "Ideas"

Self-Representation

Current Research on Self-Representative Litigants (Self-Represented Litigation Network)

The National Self-Represented Litigants Project: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Self-Represented Litigants (By Dr. Julie Macfarlane)

SRL Experience “the same” Both Sides of the Border: Preliminary Results from the US SRL Study (Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System)

Emerging Delivery Models

Unbundling Resource Center

Unbundling Fact Sheet

The Future of Consumer Centric Legal Services (PowerPoint Slides from Forrest Mosten)

Unbundled Services to Enhance Peacemaking for Divorcing Families (By Forrest Mosten, Family Court Review, Vol. 53 No. 3, July 2015 439–448)

Unbundled Legal Services Today–and Predictions for the Future (By Forrest Mosten, ABA Family Advocate)

Unbundling Legal Services in 2014: Recommendations for the Courts (By Forrest Mosten, ABA The Judges' Journal)

A judge’s view on the benefits of ‘unbundling’ (By Judge Mark A. Juhas, California Bar Journal)

Elkins Family Law Task Force - Presentation on Attorney Survey (2009)

Non-Profit Law Firms and Co-Pay Clinics (PowerPoint slides from Sara Smith)

Pangea Legal Services (PowerPoint slides from Niloufar Khonsari)

The Low Down on Low Bono: Identifying a Need and Starting up a Nonprofit Organization (By Niloufar Khonsari, The PSJD Blog)

Encouraging the Development of "Low Bono" Law Practices (By Luz Herrera, University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class Vol 14 Issue 1 Art. 2)

Georgetown Law teams up with 2 firms to create 'low bono' law firm (ABA Journal)

Directory of Non-Profit Co-Pay Clinics

Technology Session Materials (By Richard Granat, Dan Lear and Catherine Sanders Reach)

Chapter 7: The Future of Virtual Law Practice, from The Relevant Lawyer: Reimagining the Future of the Legal Profession, (By Richard S. Granat and Stephanie Kimbro)

eLawyering for Competitive Advantage: How to Earn Legal Fees While You Sleep (By Richard Granat, DirectLaw, Inc.)

Client (Centric) Portals (PowerPoint slides from Joshua Lenon)

Avvo Advisor (PowerPoint slides from Dan Lear)

ABA Blueprint Project Reallocation of Human Resources "Ideas"

Reinventing the Practice of Law

Reinventing the Practice of Law, edited by Professor Luz Herrera, explores ways in which lawyers can change their practices to make things better - for themselves, their clients and their neighborhoods. The book encourages lawyers to step out of the mold and consider how they can create better practices when providing personal legal services.

Webinars

Less is More: Unbundling Legal Services and Expanding Your Practice Using Limited Scope Representation, featuring M. Sue Talia.