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The Engagement/Fee Agreement: An Opportunity Often Missed

Though written fee agreements are required only in contingent fee cases, most lawyers have incorporated letter agreements into their practices as a matter of course.  What is often missed in the grind of taking on a new client, obtaining the client’s signature on a standard engagement letter and filing the letter away, is the opportunity the agreement provides to serve as a blueprint for the representation.

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