Fee Agreement Compendium - A Print Book (2018)

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This 2018 edition is an essential practice tool for Oregon lawyers, this fifth edition addresses all aspects of attorney fees, including billing costs, fee agreements, ethics, and disputes. PDF Download with 42 MS Word forms - After purchase go to My Content to retrieve your digital file(s).
1 volume; perfect bound
366 pages
INCLUDES: Full eBook version with 42 MS Word forms - Available to download in "My Content" of OSB account, when the print book ships!
Publication Date: June 2018
Editorial Review Board: Dawn Evans and Dayna Underhill

Most lawyer-client disputes involve fees. A clear, written agreement between lawyer and client can help prevent misunderstandings, fee disputes, and malpractice claims. The fifth edition of Fee Agreement Compendium is an essential practice tool that covers important information Oregon lawyers need regarding ethics issues, billing costs, credit issues, retainer letters, and IOLTA.
Here are just a few reasons why you need this new edition:

There are now 42 forms, including general fee agreements, checklists, sample clauses, and specific fee agreements for nine discrete practice areas.
Each set of forms is preceded by clearly organized notes and comments regarding usage.
Agreements and letters are written in plain language so that a client can understand the document.
Essential bankruptcy disclosure statements are included in the bankruptcy chapter, along with the fee agreements.
Four engagement letters, six nonengagements, and three disengagement letters are included.
All ethics rules and ethics opinions citations have been updated.


1        Ethics Issues Arising in Fee Agreements
2        Billing Costs
3        The Truth in Lending Act and Attorney Fee Retainers
4        OSB Fee Arbitration Program
5        Drafting Tips for Fee Agreements
6        Retained or Not Retained – You May Need to Prove It
7        IOLTA in Relation to Fee Agreements
8        Contingent Fee Agreement
9        Hourly Fee Agreement
10      Limited Representation and Alternative Fee Agreements
11      Fixed-Fee Agreement
12      Referral Agreement Between Lawyers
13      Domestic Relations Fee Agreement
14      Independent Adoption Fee Agreement
15      Probate Fee Agreement
16      Criminal Law Fee Agreement
17      Entity Formation Fee Agreement
18      Workers’ Compensation Fee Agreement
19      Social Security Fee Agreement
20      Third-Party Personal Injury Fee Agreement
21      Bankruptcy Fee Agreement

Table of Statutes and Rules 
Table of Cases 
Subject Index