Sample Arbitration Clauses


FEE AGREEMENT PROVISIONS ELECTING USE OF LACBA’S ATTORNEY-CLIENT FEE ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION PROGRAM

(a) MANDATORY FEE ARBITRATION
You have the right to elect to have any dispute relating to attorney's fees under this [contract/agreement/engagement letter] submitted to the Los Angeles County Bar Association, for Arbitration by the Attorney-Client Mediation and Arbitration Service Program pursuant to California Business and Professions Code Section 6200 et seq.

 

(b) BINDING ARBITRATION
In the event either of us seeks a hearing after arbitration of a fee dispute or in connection with any other dispute relating to, or arising from, our services in this or other matters, you and we agree that the dispute(s) shall be resolved by binding arbitration before the Los Angeles County Bar Association ACAP Program, under the Rules in effect at that time, including our mutual obligations of cooperation and disclosure. IN SO DOING, WE BOTH GIVE UP OUR RIGHTS TO A JURY TRIAL AND TO AN APPEAL, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY LAW.

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