Category Archives: Attorney Fees

Judge Stanley Bastian signed an Order of Recusal today.  The case went back into the regular rotation of judges to cases.  Judge Tom Rice is the judge now assigned to the case.  Order of Recusal, April 11, 2016.

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Lawyer Billing Practices

It is hard to imagine a lawyer billing for time watching television. Law and Order cannot be that worthwhile.  Correction — the lawyer was watching “true crime” stories on TV. The ABA Journal has a story.  

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On March 12, 2015,  Steve Eugster commenced an action against the WSBA and some of its officers and against the present justices of the Washington State Supreme Court.  The action was filed in United States District Court for the Western … Continue reading

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We are billing our way out of representation of the middle class

Lawyers are billing more than the middle class can afford.  WSJ Report: 3.7 Million Use Legal Self-Help Centers – Law Blog .

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Lawyer Fees in Class Action Cases

A few days ago Judge Richard Posner, for a panel of the 7th Circuit, threw out a class action settlement regarding claims related to Pella windows.  Decision.  What the lawyers have done in the case and the fees they claimed is … Continue reading

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