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Rules pertaining to the attorney-client relationship

Letter of Engagement Rules

Rules of the Appellate Courts - Retainer and Closing Statements schedules for contingency fees

PART 1200 - Rules of Professional Conduct Acrobat

Statement of Client’s Rights and Responsibilities


Other Resources

Arbitration is less formal than court, so you do not necessarily need a lawyer to help you prepare for and/or represent you at the hearing. However, you may, of course appear with an attorney at your own expense.

The following resources are available if you do not have an attorney and you would like more information on handling the fee dispute process.

Attorney-Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program Records Destruction and Retention Guidelines

Part 137 Case Summaries


Bar Associations in New York State



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