Month: January 2021

NJ Supreme Court Rules Attorneys Must Explains Risks and Benefits of Arbitration Provisions in Retainer Agreements

NJ Supreme Court Rules Attorneys Must Explains Risks and Benefits of Arbitration Provisions in Retainer Agreements

In Delaney v. Dickey, (A-30-19/083440) (Decided December 21, 2020), the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that attorneys must generally explain to a client the benefits and disadvantages of arbitrating a prospective dispute between the attorney and client for an arbitration provision in a retainer agreement to be enforceable. Facts