service is the number one priority at Belcher Fitzgerald LLP. As a
focus of our service, we consistently strive to add value for our
clients, whatever their particular legal needs.
recognize that a fair fee is one which provides a value commensurate
with the money spent. Moreover, we understand our clients' desire
for predictability of legal costs. There may be times when hourly
billing does not accurately reflect the value of the service or readily
permit cost predictability. Some argue that hourly billing provides
the wrong incentives - putting emphasis on process and mechanics rather
fact, many attorneys cite the "billable hour" as the thing
they dislike most about the practice of law. Therefore, we offer alternative
fee solutions to the billable hour which are intended to better suit
a given client's need and enhance the value we provide.
clients resist deviation from hourly billing out of custom. The long-standing
tradition of the billable hour is difficult to break. Nonetheless,
we will not hesitate to break convention where appropriate.
fee arrangement is appropriate for every situation. In addition to
hourly billing, most clients and prospects are aware of the standard
fixed fee and contingent fee approaches. From these three main forms,
there are numerous permutations.
We invite you to consider the alternatives and ask us for further
information specific to your needs.