This Article addresses the practice of unbundled legal services as a solution to lack of access to legal aid by the poor. Unbundled legal services is a process by which the client and lawyer agree that the lawyer will provide some, but not all, of the work involved in traditional full service representation. The Article discusses and and evaluates the pros, such as increasing access to justice and efficiency in the courtroom with cons, such as malpractice and ethical concerns.
Justice Fern Fisher-Brandveen and Rochelle Klempner,
Unbundled Legal Services: Untying the Bundle in New York State,
29 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1107
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