Drafting Ethical and Profitable Representation Agreements (.PDF)

Drafting Ethical and Profitable Representation Agreements (.PDF)

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Release Date 1/15/13
Length 4 pages
Format PDF
SKU FP13-01
There are three main problems when it comes to ethical dealings with clients: client communication, handling client money, and attorney competence. These problems include failing to explain the process or the legal fees, to return client’s files, to maintain trust accounts, and to deliver promised results.

Read this article by attorney Alan Goldfarb to learn more.

Among the issues discussed:

  • Key components of representation agreements
  • Payment arrangements and
  • Hourly billing or flat fees
  • Trust accounts
  • Dual representation
  • File retention and destruction

Originally published in The Entrepreneurial Lawyer: How to Run a Successful Immigration Practice.

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Alan B. Goldfarb is a partner with the law firm Davis & Goldfarb, PLLC, in Minneapolis.

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