Fee dispute resolution through
Mandatory Fee Arbitration
If you hired a lawyer and dispute the amount you owe your lawyer…
The Santa Monica Bar Association is proud to participate in the State of
California‘s Mandatory Fee Arbitration (MFA) Program. The MFA Program
is an informal, low cost program for resolving fee disputes between
people and their lawyers. Our program provides both arbitration
services and mediation services for all parties.
For more information, you can download our forms and our rules below. You can also contact Stephanie at (310) 581-5163 or email her.