|Product Information:A Concise Guide to Legal Plans (31 pages)
Revised and Edited by Alec M. Schwartz
Price: $40.00 ($50.00 for hardcopy, plus $6.50 shipping)
Format: Electronically Distributed Adobe PDF
Date: August 2004
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For lawyers who are contemplating becoming a legal service provider and for others who are in the initial stages of designing a legal service plan, we publish the Concise Guide to Legal Plans.
The Guide is designed to acquaint readers with some of the details of how plans are constructed, how lawyers provide services, funding mechanisms, insights as to marketing of and consumer demand for legal service plans and the different arrangements open to lawyers interested in providing services.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
GETTING TO KNOW LEGAL SERVICE PLANS
The Basic Legal Plan Formats
FIGURING OUT THE COST OF A LEGAL SERVICES PLAN
Establishing the Basic Assumptions
LEGAL SERVICE PLAN REGULATION
Regulation of the Legal Profession
Basic Document Types
MARKETING LEGAL SERVICE PLANS
Who Needs It -- Who should Want it -- And Why?
LEGAL SERVICE PROVIDER ARRANGEMENTS FOR LAWYERS
First, Some Caveats
THE ECONOMIC IMPACT YOUR LAW FIRM
ADMINISTRATIVE ASPECTS OF THE LEGAL SERVICE PLAN
TAKING THE NEXT STEP – GETTING STARTED
Discovering What's Out There