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Risks, reputations, and rewards : contingency fee legal practice in the United States

Author: Herbert M Kritzer
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Law and Politics, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Herbert Kritzer addresses a number of questions about contingency fee legal practice and argues that to be successful, contingency fee lawyers must generate a portfolio of cases similar to an  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert M Kritzer
ISBN: 0804749671 9780804749671
OCLC Number: 54753580
Description: xiii, 334 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The political economy of the American contingency fee --
A profile of Wisconsin's contingency fee practitioners and their cases --
Clients seeking lawyers, lawyers seeking clients : finding and screening potential cases --
The work of the contingency fee lawyer --
Understanding settlement negotiations --
Cashing out the investment --
The role of reputation in contingency fee practice --
Conclusion : praying for justice or preying on justice?
Responsibility: Herbert M. Kritzer.
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