Practice Tools

ISBA Ethics Opinions on Contingent Fees


  • Propriety of charging contingent fee for discovering and collecting unclaimed property : 12-20
  • Fee sharing upon partner becoming government prosecutor : 03-06
  • Post judgment proceedings to determine property rights. : 02-03
  • Fee for reduction of lien, common fund doctrine. : 97-08
  • Fee for post-judgment dissolution of marriage matters : 95-16
  • Charging contingent fee in non-litigation matters : 91-13
  • Disbarred lawyer fees in contingent matter : 87-03
  • Fee in criminal matter contingent on outcome of related civil matter : 84-09
  • Contingent fee in excess of court fee award : 723