Frequently Asked Questions
A freelance laywer can save you time and help you increase your revenue. Hiring Lewis Legal allows you to work on other cases, devote time to personal projects, and spend more time with your family. Lewis Legal can help you and your firm to increase revenue without increasing fixed expenses.
Lewis Legal allows your law firm to keep monthly overhead expenses to a minimum by eliminating the expenses of finding and training full-time employees, eliminating the need for larger office space, and reducing salary on payroll.
YES, law firms in most states can legally and ethically charge their partner rates for work provided by Lewis Legal.
The American Bar Association has determined that so long as the fees charged to your client are “reasonable,” no ethical rules are violated in charging your client more than the rate billed by Lewis Legal. While most states agree with the ABA’s perspective, Maryland and Texas do not permit markup.
Lewis Legal will allow your firm to compete with larger firms. You can increase your manpower without increasing your overhead expenses.
Yes. In accordance with ABA Formal opinion 08-451, any work produced by Lewis Legal is supervised by you and your firm and adopted as your own.
"A lawyer may outsource legal or nonlegal support services provided the lawyer remains ultimately responsible for rendering competent legal services to the client under Model Rule 1.1."ABA Committee on Ethics
Lewis Legal ensures high-quality work from an experienced attorney to help you use your review time efficiently.
Lewis Legal thoroughly checks for conflicts of interest before accepting any projects or work.
"A lawyer may outsource legal or nonlegal support services provided the lawyer remains ultimately responsible for rendering competent legal services to the client."ABA Ethics Committee