The Fifth Edition of the OSB publication, Fee Agreement Compendium, is now available on BarBooks.
- Ethics Issues Arising in Fee Agreements
- Billing Costs
- Truth in Lending Act and Attorney Fee Agreements
- OSB Fee Dispute Resolution Program
- Drafting Tips for Fee Agreements
- Retained or Not Retained–You May Need to Prove It
- IOLTA in Relation to Fee Agreements
- And 14 sample forms, including 9 addressing specific practice areas
Get answers to your frequently asked questions
Credit cards and installment payments
- Does the Truth-in-Lending-Act prohibit me from passing on credit card surcharges to clients? §3.9
- What are the implications of taking installment payments from clients? §3.4
- Should I “bundle” or “unbundle” client costs? §2.3
- What are the tax consequences of advancing costs for a client? §2.5-2
- Am I personally liable for costs if the client doesn’t pay? §2.7
- What are the 10 best tips for drafting fee agreements? §5.2
- What are the perils of an ambiguous fee agreement? §5.1-3
- Should I, or shouldn’t I, use OSB Fee Dispute Resolution? §4.1-1 through 4.1-3.
Referral fees, splitting fees, and limited scope representation
- What are the rules on referral fees? Splitting Fees? §1.1-7, §12.1 through 12.2-4.
- How should I craft a limited scope representation agreement? §10.1 through 10.2.
(See the cited sections for answers.)
The Fee Agreement Compendium has always been a treasure trove of resources and tips. Download the PDF from BarBooks today.
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