LEO: Attorney's Lien  LE Op. 465


Attorney's Lien.


September 20, 1982


An attorney may retain warrants of his client pending payment of the fees

for past services if such retention by the attorney does not prejudice the

client and if the client is not otherwise legally entitled to possession

of the property. [See LE Op. 292, LE Op. 374, and ABA Informal Opinion

1461, November 11, 1980.]


Committee Opinion September 20, 1982