Bar Rules

Rule 6-417. Award

State Bar Programs / Part VI - Arbitration of Fee Disputes / CHAPTER 4 RULES OF PROCEDURE / Rule 6-417. Award

If both parties have agreed to be bound by the arbitration, the award of the arbitrators is final and binding upon the parties.

In cases in which a lawyer refuses to be bound by the result of the arbitration, the award rendered will be considered as prima facie evidence of the fairness of the award in any action brought to enforce the award, and the burden of proof shall shift to the lawyer to prove otherwise.

GO TO Rule 6-416. Waiver of Oral Hearings
GO TO Rule 6-418. Time of Award
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