Copeland Law Firm offers competitive hourly rates that it believes are usually below market rates. Attorney James W. Copeland's standard hourly rate for new matters is currently $350/hour, which is very competitive and less than some law firms charge for new attorneys with little or no experience. Hourly rates for associate attorneys, local counsel, investigators, and paralegals ranges from $65/hour to $350/hour.
Copeland Law Firm offers contingency-based fee arrangements and partial or hybrid contingency fee arrangements some types of representations. Contingent attorneys' fees refers only to the fees charged for the legal services. Court costs and other expenses usually must be paid by the client. Contingency fees are not permitted in all types of cases.
Copeland Law Firm offers flat (or lump sum) fee arrangements for some types of services and defined scopes of work.
For more information about fees for your case, contact attorney James W. Copeland by email to email@example.com or by calling 770-693-1197.
In addition to payment of fees, clients are also responsible for payment of reimbursable expenses, which are not included in the fee amounts. Copeland Law Firm does not include any markup for profit or overhead in the amounts it charges for reimbursable expenses. Reimbursable expenses can include:
* court costs
* travel expenses
* court reporter fees
* printing costs
* expert witnesses fees and expenses
* electronic discovery vendor fees and expenses.
* any other expenses that Copeland Law Firm incurs for a specific representation.
Copeland Law Firm requires most new clients to pay a start-up retainer or security deposit to begin work on new matters, that is refundable if the charges for fees and reimbursable expenses are less than the retainer amount. The required start-up retainer amount can vary from $3,000 to $30,000, depending on the nature of the representation, the client's ability to pay, and other factors. Payment of additional retainer amounts may also be required during the representation, depending on the nature of the representation. For specific information about the required retainer amounts for your legal matter, contact attorney James W. Copeland by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling toll free 888-612-1703.