The American Bar Association has just issued an ethics opinion on Referral Fees. ABA Formal Opinion 474, issued on April 21, 2016, addresses the application of the conflicts rules to referral fees as well as other requirements of referral fees under ABA Model Rule 1.5(e).
Gilda Russell, one of our Preferred Providers, reviews ABA Opinion 474 in the attached article entitled ABA Formal Opinion 474 (2016) — Referral Fees. We hope that the review will be helpful to you on this important topic. To review the article, press here.