Alternative Fee Arrangements: Ethical Considerations in Alternative Billing Arrangements

Published by Mecklenburg County Bar


Join us to discuss the ethical issues that arise in connection with alternative fee arrangements.

Innovative alternative fee agreements are crucial to maintaining a competitive advantage in a turbulent market and to meeting the evolving needs of clients.

Learn about the various types of alternative billing agreements and the requirements for and best practices related to drafting them.

You will also learn about the refundability of fees, trust accounting issues, and conflicts of interest issues that can be presented in alternative fee situations. The views and opinions are not necessarily those of the 26th Judicial District Bar.

Alison Bost

Originally Published

November 17, 2010

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Alternative Fee Arrangements: Ethical Considerations in Alternative Billing Arrangements (NCSB# 3) - Video

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