Eli Wald on the Use of Credit Cards to Pay for Legal Services, Virginia State Bar Standing Comm. on Legal Ethics, Op. 1848, 2009 Va. Legal Ethics Ops. LEXIS 1 (April 14, 2009)

Clients use of credit cards to pay for legal services has become commonplace. This opinion explores whether lawyers may pass along transactional fees charged by credit card companies to clients who are using credit cards to pay legal fees. This Emerging Issues Analysis, written by Professor Eli Wald, a legal ethics expert, summarizes the pertinent legal issues decided by the Committee and provides important insights for practitioners.

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