Bar Rules

Rule 6-104. Powers and Duties of Committee

State Bar Programs / Part VI - Arbitration of Fee Disputes / CHAPTER 1 COMMITTEE ON ARBITRATION OF ATTORNEY FEE DISPUTES / Rule 6-104. Powers and Duties of Committee

The Committee shall have the following powers and duties:

(a) To determine whether to accept jurisdiction over a dispute;

(b) To appoint and remove lawyer and nonlawyer arbitrators and panels of arbitrators;

(c) To oversee the operation of the arbitration process;

(d) To develop and implement fee arbitration procedures;

(e) To interpret these rules and to decide any disputes regarding the interpretation and application of these rules;

(f) To determine challenges to the neutrality of an arbitrator where the arbitrator does not voluntarily withdraw;

(g) To maintain the records of the State Bar of Georgia’s Fee Arbitration Program; and

(h) To perform all other acts necessary for the effective operation of the Fee Arbitration Program.

GO TO Rule 6-103. Terms.
GO TO Rule 6-105. Staff's Responsibilities
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