Month: December 1997

Opinion 697

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Fees Committee on Professional Ethics  Opinion #697 – 12/30/1997 (41-97) Topic:        Legal fees; combination of hourly and contingency fee. Digest:       It is proper for a lawyer to charge a combination of an hourly and a contingency fee. Code:        DR 2-106(A), 2-106(C)(1). QUESTION May a lawyer charge both an hourly fee, … Continued