Letter of Contingent Fee Retainer

Letter of Contingent Fee Retainer :



This Agreement is made and entered into this __ day of _________________, by and between _________________ of _______________________, hereinafter called the Attorney and ____________________ of __________________________, hereinafter called the Client.

WHEREAS, Client desires to initiate proceedings against ____________________ of ________________________________, Client hereby retains and employs Attorney to prosecute said action to final judgment or to any other settlement satisfactory to Client.

Client agrees to pay Attorney for his services under this Agreement a sum equal to __ percent of any monies or property obtained or received by Client as the result of voluntary compromise or other out-of-court settlement; __ percent if received after judgment; and __ percent if received by Client after appeal.

Client further agrees to reimburse Attorney for all proper expenses incurred by Attorney pertaining to such action or settlement.

Except as provided herein, Attorney shall not be entitled to any other compensation from Client for legal services related to this Agreement.

It is agreed between the parties hereto that Attorney shall have a lien for payment of his fee on all monies or property obtained, received or recovered by compromise, settlement, judgment or any other means whatsoever.

In the event legal action is required to enforce any provision of this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney's fees and costs.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed this Agreement on the date first above written.




The information in this document is designed to provide an outline that you can follow when formulating business or personal plans. Due to the variances of many local, city, county and state laws, we recommend that you seek professional legal counseling before entering into any contract or agreement.

Letter of Contingent Fee Retainer