Supreme Court Seeking Comments on Proposed Amendment to RPC 1.5(f)(2)


The Louisiana Supreme Court is seeking comments through March 1 from Bar members and the public.

The proposed amendment to Rule of Professional Conduct 1.5(f)(2) would require attorneys who charge fixed or minimum fees to enter into a written agreement with the client specifying, among other things, that the funds will be used by the lawyer when paid and will not be placed in a trust account.

The proposed amendment may be reviewed online at:
http://www.lasc.org/rules/supreme/Call_For_Comments_ROPC_1_5_f_2.asp.

All comments received are available for public inspection.

Mail comments to: Lauren McHugh Rocha, Louisiana Supreme Court, Ste. 1190, 400 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130-8101; or email lrocha@lasc.org.

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