Skip to Content

Limited scope engagements useful in pro bono representation

On January 11, 2013 by Schnader

Keith E. Whitson authored the article “Limited scope engagements useful in pro bono representation” in The Lawyers’ Journal of the Allegheny County Bar Association on January 11, 2013. Mr. Whitson explained that in situations where the client has limited ability to pay or where the client or lawyer wishes to limit representation to discrete tasks, limited scope engagements, when used properly, can be an appropriate and cost-effective means of providing legal representation. The attorney must ensure that the client understands and agrees to the limitation, that the limitation is reasonable, and that the client cannot use the attorney’s advice improperly.