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Lawyer may participate with a for-profit Internet entity that provides users access to list of lawyers willing to provide services for fixed fees or lower rates

Source | 2017-06-26T18:41:10+00:00 Apr 10th, 2002|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A Washington lawyer is not prohibited from entering into an agreement, such as that required by the for profit Internet entity that operates a Web site providing users of the site access to lawyers who are willing to provide legal services for fixed fees or lower hourly rates. Informal opinion 1947 (2001) Such an agreement does not entail fee sharing with a nonlawyer, and/or indirect payment of a referral fee to a for profit referral service.