03 – What is an Engagement Agreement?

by | Nov 6, 2020

What is an Engagement Agreement?


An engagement agreement reflects the material terms of representation. We have learned through experience that clients prefer a concise outline of what they can expect from the firm and what the firm can expect from them. These terms identify the scope of representation, the agreed upon billing structure, who stores original documents, how long these documents are stored, and what happens if representation is prematurely terminated by either party.  Our engagement agreements are generally sent electronically to our clients, which makes it ultra convenient to execute them and begin moving forward with representation.  

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Barry E. Haimo, Esq.
Haimo Law
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YOU ARE NOT OUR CLIENT UNLESS WE EXECUTE A WRITTEN AGREEMENT TO THAT EFFECT. MOREOVER, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS INTENDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. EACH SITUATION IS HIGHLY FACT SPECIFIC AND EXCEPTIONS OFTEN EXIST TO GENERAL RULES. DO NOT RELY ON THIS INFORMATION, AS A CONSULTATION TO UNDERSTAND THE FACTS AND THE CLIENT’S NEEDS AND GOALS IS NECESSARY. ULTIMATELY WE MUST BE RETAINED TO PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE AND REPRESENTATION. THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED AS A COURTESY AND, ACCORDINGLY, DOES NOT CONSTITUTE LEGAL ADVICE.

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