|Fee Agreement Compendium|
Because fee agreement issues can be sticky for both lawyer and client, every Oregon lawyer can benefit from this publication. Learn how to use fee agreements to protect yourself from malpractice claims; set up trust accounts to hold your clients’ payment appropriately; communicate the agreement clearly and effectively; avoid the common traps that lead to fee disputes; and more. The book includes valuable information on ethics and malpractice, trust accounts, truth-in-lending considerations, billing costs, and IOLTA. Each chapter is followed by a series of fee agreements, which are prefaced by the contributors’ tips for using the agreement effectively. All 44 fee agreement forms on the companion forms on CD are written in “plain language” to make them understandable to your client.
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