I own a good-sized legal support service firm. My firm serves subpoenas, files pleadings, etc. I have run into situations where an attorney has been paid for services and the services are then contracted with my company, but then the attorney will not pay me. Some of the services have been depositions or service of process, and then are unpaid. Does this violate the Rules of Professional Conduct?
Lawyers who fail to pay their bills can face disciplinary problems
The Legal Intelligencer
August 21, 2012
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