How many decisions have we featured over the years in which a lawyer or a law firm is forced to bring suit to collect an unpaid fee, and a judge whacks it down? Sometimes a lot. Sometimes the lawyer gets only pennies on the dollar.
That’s time out of that lawyer’s life that he or she will never be able to put to good use for another client. When all you have to sell is your time and expertise, one of those results can be a gut-punch. And you know what? Invariably, those cases are highly popular.
Out of Henrico County this week, here’s something new: A law firm sued a client for unpaid legal fees…and got every penny it asked for.
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