How to Do a Retainer Agreement
A retainer agreement is commonly made between a lawyer and a client. It is designed to guarantee that the lawyer will do his job and that the client will pay him. A retainer agreement is typically created on the attorney's letterhead and is a general...
A retainer agreement is a work for hire contract. It falls between a one-time
contract and full-time employment. Its distinguishing feature is that the employer
Well-written retainer agreements can help minimize risk of misunderstandings in
attorney-client relationships and pro- vide protections for attorneys and clients.
Just as a traditional freelance contract may go awry from a deadbeat client
refusing to pay, having a poorly planned retainer agreement can result in getting
The December 2008 issue of the Washington Lawyer's Bar Counsel column titled
Retainer Agreements and Rule 1.5(b)
This is a retainer agreement for design services, but can be adapted to any kind
of services. Original can be found at: ...
You express interest in hiring the lawyer. The lawyer promises to send you a “
retainer agreement” which will govern the terms of the attorney/client relationship
Jul 13, 2008 ... As I've written in Solo by Choice and discussed at my blog, a well drafted,
ethically compliant retainer agreement is a lawyer's most important ...
Use this free retainer agreement template as a sample to hammer out the details
for a work for hire.
Oct 16, 2014 ... In the past, I've griped about the circa 1970s bar association retainer agreements
that abound on the Internet. In fact, that's one of the peeves ...