Regulatory and Ethical Considerations in

Planning To Use the Internet for Delivery of Legal Services

As Delivered at the ABA Summit on The Implications of Technology for Moderate Income Practice
Chicago IL, March 2000

Richard Zorza, Esq,

Zorza Associates


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Table of Contents


Potential Components of The Internet Legal Service Model

Current Concerns

Future Concerns

The Current Political-Legal Environment

The General Approach

Technology Enhancing Values

The Approach in Practice

The Technical Issues: Unbundling and Do No Harm

The Technical Issues: Unbundling

Rule Modifications to Permit Unbundling -- Consent

Unbundling: Reasonableness of Brief Service

The Technical Issues: Unbundling and Conflicts

Proposed Rule 6.5 (new)

Safe Harbor Concept

Moving Forward