LEO: Fees - Overpayment Forwarded to Client  LE Op. 496


Fees - Overpayment Forwarded to Client.


January 18, 1983


It is not improper for an attorney to forward to his client attorney's

fees awarded and paid from a collection judgment when the attorney had

already deducted his fees from prior partial payments based upon a

percentage contingent fee arrangement. [ DR:2-105(A)]


Committee Opinion January 18, 1983