State Bar of Arizona Ethics Opinions

94-02: Retainer Agreement; Representation; Fees and Files
3/1994

Attorney's proposed contingent-fee agreement violates Rules as to: 1) limiting client's right to discharge attorney; 2) attorney's right to withdraw unilaterally; 3) attorney's overbroad authority; 4) method of calculating fee; and 5) attorney's withholding client files after termination of representation.

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