Bar Rules

Rule 6-106. Waiting Period.

State Bar Programs / Part VI - Arbitration of Fee Disputes / CHAPTER 1 COMMITTEE ON ARBITRATION OF ATTORNEY FEE DISPUTES / Rule 6-106. Waiting Period.

If, following a preliminary investigation by the staff and review by the Committee, the Committee concludes that it has jurisdiction and that the petitioner's claim appears to have merit, the Committee shall notify the parties that it has assumed jurisdiction. The Committee will then delay any further steps until the expiration of thirty calendar days following such notice during which time the parties will be urged to exert their best efforts to resolve the dispute.

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