June 2022 LEMR Article
This article is featured in Volume 3, Number 6 of the Legal Ethics and Malpractice Reporter.
This month’s LEMR “authority” feature provides a select list of useful references to accompany the lead article’s focus on legal fees.
- M. Hoeflich, C. Steadham, S. Valdez, “Ethical Concerns Regarding Fees and Billing,” in N. Badgerow, Kansas Ethics Handbook (3rd ed. 2015), chap. 7.
- Robert Rossi, Attorney’s Fees (3rd ed., 2012)
- Alba Conte, Attorney Fee Awards (3rd ed., 2010) (continuing subscription available online at https://store.legal.thomsonreuters.com/law-products/Treatises/Attorney-Fee-Awards-3d-Trial-Practice-Series/p/100002053).
A useful fee survey:
PWC’s 2022 BRASS Survey (Billing Rate & Associate Salary Survey) is available to paid subscribers at https://store.legal.thomsonreuters.com/law-products/Treatises/Attorney-Fee-Awards-3d-Trial-Practice-Series/p/100002053.
An excellent free online outline on fee litigation:
Eric Magnuson & Patricia Furlong, “Litigating Attorneys’ Fee Claims—Proving Reasonableness and Rates of Attorneys’ Fees and Costs,” available online at https://www.robinskaplan.com/-/media/pdfs/litigating-attorneys-fees-clefinal.pdf.
A useful Kansas case:
Westar Energy, Inc. v. Wittig, 44 Kan. App. 2d 182, 206, 235 P.3d 515 (2010), available at https://casetext.com/case/westar-energy-inc-v-wittig.
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