Attorney Bench charges $250 per hour.* However, you may qualify for a reduced rate on a sliding scale if your income meets certain thresholds. To qualify for a reduced fee you must provide proof of income via a tax-return, other government-certified document, or an affidavit.
Certain services may be undertaken for a flat or contingency fee on a case-by-case basis. Note that ethics rules do not permit attorneys to undertake criminal cases on a contingency basis.
*For certain specalized civil litigation, fees may be as high as $400 per hour.
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Pro bono services
Some cases---typically appellate in nature---present unique legal issues that are of Commonwealth-wide importantance or are of important constitutional dimension. Such cases are exceedingly rare. However, if you believe that your case meets this requirement and you are below 400% of the Federal poverty guideline, please contact our office and we may consider taking your case on a pro bono basis or reduced-cost basis.