Unbundling System Work Group


    Propose a package (e.g., guidelines, education, rules, forms, referral mechanisms, and other components) to implement a comprehensive, effective limited scope representation/unbundling system in Michigan which promotes the following goals:

    • Identify specific policy and other action necessary to implement an effective system
    • Assist private and pro bono lawyers in best practices for unbundled practice
    • Educate lawyers, judges, court staff, and the public regarding unbundling, including education for lawyers on successful unbundled practice business models
    • Address questions and concerns of lawyers, judges, court staff, and the public
    • Propose an ethical, effective system for referrals to qualified unbundled lawyers
    • Assist access to civil legal services to the poor, modest means, middle income persons
    • Link unbundled systems to self-help resources (MLH) and SBM directory (Zeekbeek)
    • Increase public trust and confidence in the rule of law
    • Consider expansion to criminal and business matters in the future

    2016-2017 Committee List