Fee Agreements in the District of Columbia: Ethics and Practice Guide

Date & Time: Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 9:15 pm

CLE Credit: Yes

Event Description
3.0 Ethics Credit Hours

Attend this class to receive prac­tical advice about developing fee agreements in the District of Columbia and the ethical issues involved. Using sample agreements, our faculty experts will guide you through the requirements of a written agree­ment, including the scope of the agreement; fee structure (hourly, fixed, contingency, and others); handling of expenses; and more. The class will show you how to deal with client files and property in your fee agreements; how to address fees to be charged for the services of associates and legal staff; and other important issues such as termination, withdrawal, and fee dispute arbitration. Course materials include a broad range of sample fee agreements. You also will learn about the implications of In re Mance on flat fees and nonrefundable fees. 

D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street NW
(Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center 12th Street)
Washington DC 20005
Map it

Contact Information
CLE Program
Phone: 202-626-3488
Fax: 202-942-9750


  • Deborah Matthews, Law Office of Deborah G. Matthews
  • Daniel Mills, D.C. Bar Practice Management Advisory Service

Administrative Law and Agency Practice Section $59.00
Antitrust and Consumer Law Section $59.00
Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Law Section $59.00
Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section $59.00
Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice $59.00
Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section $59.00
D.C. Bar Members $69.00
District of Columbia Affairs Section $59.00
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section $59.00
Estates, Trusts and Probate Law Section $59.00
Family Law Section $59.00
Government Attorneys $109.00
Government Contracts and Litigation Section $59.00
Health Law Section $59.00
Intellectual Property Law Section $59.00
International Law Section $59.00
Labor and Employment Law Section $59.00
Law Practice Management $59.00
Litigation Section $59.00
Others $129.00
Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section $59.00
Taxation Section $59.00
Tort Law Section $59.00

Printable registration form