This program covers the mandatory and suggested clauses for fee agreements; reviews the Ethical Rule requirements for flat fees – non-refundable fees – contingent fees – hourly fees and retainers; provides tips for drafting billing entries and invoices to facilitate client communication and avoid questions about the fees (including the one word clients hate to see in billing entries) and explains what fee-related issues result in discipline. Additionally, hear from a collection lawyer on what to consider before suing a client.
· Fee Agreement forms
· Billing Statement samples
· New clauses to address changes in data retention requirements