Attorney Ethics

3 Pages Posted: 6 Nov 2013

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Roger Bernhardt

Golden Gate University - School of Law

Date Written: February 27, 2013


Commentary on a recent California decision sanctioning an attorney for charging fees in advance for loan modification services and criticism of the requirement in light of its deterrent effect on lawyer’s willingness to undertake such services for low income borrowers.

Keywords: Matter of Taylor, attorneys fees, advance fees, loan modification

Suggested Citation

Bernhardt, Roger, Attorney Ethics (February 27, 2013). Available at SSRN: or

Roger Bernhardt (Contact Author)

Golden Gate University - School of Law ( email )

536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

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