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Limited Scope Representation

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Discrete Task Representation or Limited Scope Representation or Unbundling all refer to the practice of lawyers providing  clients with assistance for certain parts of their case such as document drafting, document review, case coaching or a single court appearance.  


Rules Order 7/1/2015: http://www.mdcourts.gov/rules/rodocs/ro186supp.pdf


Maryland Rules of Procedure 






Conference: Building an Effective “Limited Scope” Practice in Maryland
Presented by the MD Access to Justice Commission and the MSBA Section on Delivery of Legal Services
October 14, 2016, 8:30am – 1pm; University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law



Practicing Law Institute (PLI) programs  (require registration to login but there is no charge):


Expanding Your Practice Using Limited Scope



Limited Scope Representation 2016 Ethical & Practical Challenges




People's Law Library: Limited Scope Representation and Limited Appearances



Background Information: 


http://www.unbundledlaw.org /   Information and risk management materials for an LSR practice.


ABA Unbundling/Discrete Task Representation and Lawyer's Referral



National Center for State Courts (NCSC) Discrete Task Representation 


Limited Scope Representation in Maryland - A White Paper  (LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION IN MARYLAND A White Paper of the Maryland Access to Justice Commission) September 2009


Richard Zorza blog post, "Tools to Create an Unbundled Oriented Lawyer Referral Service." Posted on  October 31, 2011.


Richard Zorza blog post, "Legal Malpractice Insurance and Unbundling"

Posted on October 27, 2011


Op Ed in the New York Times, 01/02/2010

A Nation of Do-It-Yourself Lawyers by John T. Borderick and Ronald M. Geroge





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