Modest Means Project Form

Modest Means Project Volunteer Opportunities at the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education

The Modest Means Project is a partnership program from the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education and the State Bar of Arizona. The Project provides low-cost legal assistance to individuals who do not qualify for free legal services, but cannot afford the expertise of attorneys at the standard rate. The Modest Means Project assists individuals in a one-hour meeting for a fee of $75. In that meeting, attorneys are expected to offer only brief advice or unbundled services. A lawyer may offer full representation, but it is not the expectation of the Modest Means Project. If full representation is requested, the Modest Means Project attorney can agree to offer representation beyond the scope of the Project's one-hour consultation commitment, but must maintain the fee of $75 per hour.

In order to participate in the Modest Means Project, the attorney must be an active member in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona, must complete the Foundations of Ethics/Modest Means CLE and must have liability insurance, which can be obtained through the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education.


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Thank you for your interest in signing up for
our Access to Justice Volunteer Program

Please take a few minutes to complete the registration form
Contact information

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Miscellaneous Information

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Volunteer Opportunities
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Please note that by joining a modest means panel, you are agreeing to speak with modest means clients about that area of law:

Confirmation of Understanding
In offering my services as an attorney through the Modest Means Project I understand the following

I certify that I am a member in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona

I am responsible for the completion of any conflict checks with the clients I assist.

Attend the Foundations of Ethics/Foundations of Modest Means CLE

I certify that I will attend the Foundations of Ethics/Foundations of Modest Means CLE

pdf Download the Modest Means handbook

 



I wiil read the Modest Means Project Handbook

Insurance Information:
I certify that I have malpractice insurance
I do not have malpractice insurance

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By submitting this form I agree that the information provided will appear as displayed below to potential Modest Means clients. Please verify and edit any of the information.
For questions or additional information, please contact Kim Bernhart at kim.bernhart@azflse.org or (602) 773-3412.