Preview Of The Legal Fee Agreement
ATTORNEY-CLIENT LEGAL FEE
(the "agreement") is the written fee contract which the state of
___________ requires lawyers to have with their clients. We, NAME
OF FIRM ("FIRM NAME"), Federal Employer Identification
Number: ________________, will provide legal services to you
("Client") on the terms set forth below.
This agreement will not take effect, and NAME OF FIRM will have no
obligation to provide legal services, until Client returns a signed
copy of this agreement and pays the initial deposit called for
under paragraph 4.
OF SERVICES. Client hires NAME OF FIRM to provide legal services in
connection with ___________________ until Client and NAME OF FIRM
make a different agreement in writing, this agreement will govern
all services NAME OF FIRM may perform for Client. NAME OF FIRM
shall diligently represent Client and conform to the Rules of
Professional Conduct of the State Bar of _____________ .
CLIENT'S DUTIES. Client agrees to be truthful with NAME OF FIRM, to
cooperate, to keep NAME OF FIRM informed of developments, to abide
by this agreement, to pay NAME OF FIRM 's bills on time and to keep
v advised of Client's address, telephone number and
DEPOSIT. Client agrees to pay NAME OF FIRM an initial deposit of $
_____by _____, 20xx . The Client deposit is a refundable security
deposit. It is for the purpose of maintaining the availability of
NAME OF FIRM attorneys and securing payment of legal services. If
payment for services rendered and costs incurred is not received
within 15 days of issuance of the bill, as provided below, the
Client deposit shall be applied to payment, in part or in full,
without further notice to Client. Client agrees to restore the
Client deposit to its original amount upon request by NAME OF FIRM
until the Client deposit is so replenished.