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Section Newsletter Articles on Engagement Letters

Timesheets and billing tips By Kevin J. Stine Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, March 2014 The author provides some thoughtful tips to help you draft successful timesheets, and a sample engagement letter to use as a guide.
Terms of engagement By Darrell Dies Trusts and Estates, January 2010 If using an engagement letter is a foreign concept to you, then you will benefit from reviewing this article, which summarizes a couple of the new Rules of Professional Conduct adopted by the Illinois Supreme Court that became effective January 1, 2010
Trouble, with a capital “T” By Michael J. Rooney Real Estate Law, August 2007 There can be some serious pitfalls facing a lawyer who neither knows nor clarifies who the client is and what that client really wants to accomplish.
More on engagement letters By Donald E. Weihl Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, October 2004 In the October, 2002 issue of The Bottom Line (Vol. 24, No. 1), a number of suggestions and examples of appropriate subject matter for engagement letters were discussed.