The Retainer Agreement is one of the most important contracts that you’ll ever draft or sign as an attorney. Not only do Retainer Agreements protect clients from overreaching by unscrupulous lawyers, but they can immunize lawyers against malpractice claims and non-payment by clients. Moreover, from the terms of the Retainer Agreement to its design, a Retainer Agreement is a reflection of your practice and the way you do business – making it a potential selling tool for your firm.
The 21st Centruay retainer Agreement is presented by:
Carolyn Elefant, a Washington D.C. attorney with her own firm, creator of MyShingle.com and author of Solo by Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be
Program materials include sample agreements, clauses and phrases with a compilation of relevant ethics rules and opinions for all 50 states.
**Special bonus** Sample website privacy policies, web disclaimer language and checklist of issues to address in law office policies.