CALL FOR COMMENTS
January 26, 2017 – March 1, 2017
PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO RULE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT 1.5(f)(2)
The Louisiana Supreme Court is considering amending Rule of Professional Conduct 1.5(f)(2).
Proposed Rule 1.5(f)(2) would require attorneys who charge fixed or minimum fees to enter into a written agreement with the client specifying, among other things, that the funds will be used by the lawyer when paid and will not be placed in a trust account.
The proposed rule may be accessed by following the applicable links below:
Proposed Louisiana Rule of Professional Conduct 1.5(f)(2)
Before further consideration of the adoption of the proposed rule, the Supreme Court is interested in hearing comments on these documents from members of the Bar and the public.
*Please note that any comments submitted pursuant to this notice are available for public inspection.
PLEASE REVIEW THE PROPOSED RULE CHANGE AND SEND YOUR COMMENTS BY MARCH 1, 2107 TO:
Lauren McHugh Rocha
Louisiana Supreme Court
400 Royal Street, Suite 1190
New Orleans, LA 70130-8101
OR EMAIL YOUR COMMENTS TO: firstname.lastname@example.org