Limited Scope Representation


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What is limited-scope representation

Limited scope representation allows attorneys to provide discrete legal services to clients as a more affordable option to traditional full-service representation. The Michigan Supreme Court on September 20, 2017, adopted rules providing clearer direction to attorneys offering limited scope representation.


Why offer limited-scope services?

Judge Michelle Rick and attorney Kim Jones discuss Michigan's rule changes for limited scope representation. Specific examples of how Michigan attorneys can provide limited scope legal services to clients are provided.

 


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Join the conversation

Be part of the online peer discussion and support group for limited scope practitioners, judges, those who want to learn more, or who are thinking about trying it out. The group features open and respectful conversations - an opportunity to share experiences - a place to ask questions - best and creative practices - space to collaborate with a community of like-minded professionals

To join the Limited-Scope Representation Discussion Group email Jennifer Hatter at jhatter@michbar.org.

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Additional practice opportunities

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