Utah Bar Opinion No. 19-01

ISSUE 1. Is it permissible for a firm to charge the cost of a litigation insurance policy to the client if the firm recovers funds for the client, through a settlement or positive trial verdict, and the client’s liability for payment of costs is contingent on a recovery? OPINION 2. A firm may charge the […]

North Carolina Ethics Opinion

The North Carolina Bar Approves Passing Your Litigation Cost Protection Premium to Your Client 2018 Formal Ethics Opinion 6 Shifting Cost of Litigation Cost Protection Insurance to Client Adopted: July 27, 2018 Opinion rules that, with certain conditions, a lawyer may include in a client’s fee agreement a provision allowing the lawyer’s purchase of litigation […]

Florida Bar Staff Opinion 37289

Revised as approved by The Florida Bar Board of Governors by vote of 23-17 on January 26, 2018 Florida Bar ethics counsel are authorized by the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar to issue informal advisory ethics opinions to Florida Bar members who inquire regarding their own contemplated conduct.  Advisory opinions necessarily are based […]