From the Office of What is discrete task representation? How is it different from full-service representation? ELIZABETH HALLOCK ATTORNEY AT LAW À la carte Family & Housing Law. DISCRETE TASK/LIMITED SCOPE REPRESENTATION Want to represent yourself in court but need help understanding Lawyers who charge by the hour can be legal documents and procedures? expensive, so many states now allow a more Need help drafting court economical choice of representation. When a documents? — I offer affordable client wants to represent him or herself in discrete task/limited scope court or needs to draft simple legal documents, an attorney can limit the scope of representation, that is, perform only discrete representation and consulting, in Elizabeth Hallock, Attorney at Law 601 E McLoughin Blvd tasks for the client. During an initial By appointment, Monday, Wednesday, & Friday consultation, the client and I determine where Ph 503-446-3045 www.lawappointment.weebly.com Email: [email protected] limited scope representation is appropriate, and where he/she might need a full-service lawyer to handle more complex issues. the areas where you need a little extra help. SERVICES OFFERED Put your affairs in order today. DON’T PUT OFF IMPORTANT LEGAL MATTERS JUST BECAUSE THE LAW LOOKS ‘TOO CONFUSING.’ I OFFFER ADVICE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: Protect your family and yourself with a will, power of attorney, and/or advance directive. Assert your legal rights when dealing with landlords, creditors, debtors. Make sure your contracts are binding agreements. File a small claims suit Garnishment, debtors rights Handle a family law matter in or out of court. Traffic Citations, Record Expungement Rental agreements, landlord/tenant mediation Challenge a traffic ticket. Expunge your criminal record. “If you want to make an easy job seem might hard, just keep putting off doing it.” — Olin Miller Divorce, modification in parenting plan, name changes, marriage visa Wills, guardianships, special needs trusts, advance directives, power of attorney INITIAL CONSULATION ABOUT ME: A.B., PRINCETON UNIVERSITY J.D., UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO WA BAR # 41825 SINCE 2009 GUEST LECTURER, INNOVATIVE CHANGE$ RATES: After an initial consultation, if we decide you can successfully represent yourself, we will sign an An initial one hour consultation with me is $50. agreement regarding the specifics of any additional Many times, your problem can be addressed that services I will provide to you. In rare cases, I will quickly, which is why I charge a fee for appear one time for you in court, but more often than consultations. If you are able to represent yourself not, you will represent yourself. Some services you pro se, I charge a sliding scale flat fee for any might request are research on your issue, document additional hours of my time. I am also available for prep and court coaching, and a certain amount of time appearances for a fee, but rarely, except for for us to have phone or in person consultations. If your disability cases, do I take a full service, full situation is more complex, I will do my best to provide representation case, so be prepared to represent you with a referral. yourself. I help those who are ready to take charge . of their lives.