Christopher L. Beard, Esq., C. Michael Bradshaw, and The Honorable Richard C. Goodwin
This compilation of Maryland fee agreements, collected from firms across the state, answers questions such as:
- How do I bill this client?
- What can and can’t be included in my engagement letter?
- What are the remedies I have to collect my fee?
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This unique book provides a complete and practical guide to planning and drafting attorney-client fee agreements. This book covers agreements for a broad variety of types of billing, including: hourly rates; discounted hourly rates; blended hourly rates; fixed fees and flat rates; capped fees; project billing; incentive billing; contingency; modified contingencies; defense contingencies; hybrid arrangements; pro bono and foundation; retainer; and engagement, community association, conflict and declination letters. This book also includes agreements for specific areas of practice, including: workers’ compensation; zoning; traffic and criminal; family law; property and real estate; business; and personal guaranty corporate representation.
You may also purchase a optional CD-ROM which contains the text of sample agreements in Rich Text Format (.rtf) compatible with Microsoft Word and WordPerfect. (CD is not sold separately without prior publication purchase.) To select this option, please see Legal Representation and Fee Agreements: Forms and Comments, Book and Forms CD (MSBA Member Price: $229.00).
Format: Practice binder
Pub date: 2009
Pages: xx, 328