Court Rules, Articles, and Publications

The following resources may be helpful as you develop, encourage, and enhance unbundled legal services in your jurisdiction.

  1. Compilation of Court Rules: National Center for State Courts, Self-Representation State Links: Unbundling Rules.

  2. Report of the Joint Iowa Judges Association and Iowa State Bar Association Task Force on Pro Se Litigation.

  3. Connecticut Bar Task Force on Limited Scope Representation, Report of the CBA Task Force on Limited Scope Representation (rev. Oct. 8, 2012).

  4. Judith L. Kreeger, To Bundle or Unbundle? That is the Question, 40 Fam. Ct. Rev. 1, 87 (2002).

  5. Modest Means Program, Oregon State Bar.

  6. State Family Law Advisory Committee Members, Oregon Judicial Department.

  7. Trial Court of Massachusetts, Limited Assistance Representation Training Manual.

  8. Merrie-Roxie Crowell, Chair, Report of the Unbundled Legal Services Monitoring Committee (March 3, 2005).

  9. Forrest Mosten, Unbundling Legal Services in 2014: Recommendations for the Courts, 53 Judges J. 10 (Winter 2014).

  10. Rochelle Klempner, Unbundled Legal Services in Litigated Matters in New York State.

  11. ABA Standing Comm. on the Delivery of Legal Serv., An Analysis of Rules that Enable Lawyers to Serve Self-Represented Litigants (2014).

  12. Report of the Special Committee on Limited Scope Representation (Missouri 2004).

  13. John T. Broderick, Jr. & Ronald M. George, A Nation of Do-It-Yourself Lawyers, New York Times, Jan. 1, 2010.

  14. Richard Zorza, A New Day for Judges and the Self-Represented: The Implications of Turner v. Rogers, 50 Judges J. 16 (Fall 2011).

  15. 20 Things Judicial Officers can do to Encourage Attorneys to Provide Limited Scope Representation,” reprinted from The Bench, news journal of the California Judges Association (2003).

  16. American Bar Association, Resources, Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services.

  17. American Bar Association, Unbundling Fact Sheet, Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services.

  18. ABA Standing Comm. on the Delivery of Legal Serv., An Analysis of Rules that Enable Lawyers to Serve Self-Represented Litigants (2014).

  19. ABA Standing Comm. on the Delivery of Legal Serv., An Analysis of Rules that Enable Lawyers to Serve Pro Se Litigants (2009).

  20. Colorado Bar Association, Practical and Ethical Considerations to Integrated Unbundled Legal Services (2015).

  21. Mark A. Juhas, A Judge’s View on the Benefits of ‘Unbundling’, Cal. B.J. (2015).