Attorney Retainer Legal Form
If you are an attorney just starting out or your attorney tells you that you will need to fill out a retainer form, below you will find a retainer template.
To use this free form, copy the letter text and paste it into your word process of choice. Fill in the banks and print it out and sign.
STATE OF _________(1)________) ss: COUNTY OF ________(2)________)
KNOW YE ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS,
This Agreement is made and entered into this _(3)_ day of ________(4)________, 19_(5)_, by and between ________(6)_________, of ___________(7)____________, hereinafter called the "Attorney", and __________(8)__________, of ____________(9)______________, hereinafter called the "Client".
Client hereby retains and employs Attorney to:
(Describe Services to be Provided)
Attorney shall charge for his services at the rate of $_(10)_ per hour for time actually devoted to the service of Client. Client agrees to pay Attorney each month for services rendered during the preceding month, together with reimbursement for all expenses pertaining thereto.
In consideration for said payment, Attorney agrees to perform to the best of his abilities and to exhibit due diligence in the conduct of said services.
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 free legal forms and information displayed in this document is designed to provide you with an example that you can follow when creating your own business legal documents. As you know, local county, city and state laws vary. Therefore, it is recommend that you seek the professional legal counsel (from an attorney) before you enter into any legal binding contract or agreement. Hoover Web Design is not responsible for any liability that comes from the use of this free legal form.