Rule 15-1102. Purpose and composition of the committee.

(a) The purpose of the Committee is to resolve fee disputes between licensed paralegal practitioners and their clients by means of arbitration, mediation or other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.

(b) The Committee shall be the committee created in Lawyer Rule 14-1102. 

(c) Participation in the fee arbitration process is non-mandatory. If all the necessary parties elect in writing to arbitrate, however, the decision is binding.

(d). After all parties have agreed in writing to be bound by an arbitration decision, a party may not withdraw from that agreement unless all parties agree to the withdrawal in writing.

Effective November 1, 2018