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Ethically Drafting Effective, Enforceable Fee Agreements
Ethically Drafting Effective, Enforceable Fee Agreements

 

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In this practical 2.1-hour, April 10, 2017 program, Patrick M. Connors, Esquire provides attorneys with an important analysis of the ethics rules relating to fee agreements with clients and, therefore, how to be sure those agreements are enforceable.

Mr. Connors is a Professor at Albany Law School where he teaches, inter alia, Legal Ethics. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Professional Ethics and a highly-respected speaker, author, frequent expert witness, and consultant on attorney ethics and legal malpractice..

Major topics include:
Fees (ABA Model Rule 1.5)

written letters of engagement
reasonableness, basis or rate, terms of payment, prohibited contingent fees, fee divisions, fee disputes
billing for disbursements and other expenses

Referral Fees and Conflicts
Billing For Work By Interns; Use Of Westlaw/Lexis By Law Student Employees
Ferris, Thompson & Zweig, Ltd. v. Esposito
Gaiter v. City of Buffalo Bd. of Educ.
In re Montclare
More 3 minutes

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