Risks, Reputations, and Rewards
Contingency Fee Legal Practice in the United States
Herbert M. Kritzer

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Table of Contents for Knowledge and Money

Table of Contents for Risks, Reputations, and Rewards

List of Tables

List of Figures

Preface

1.      The Political Economy of the American Contingency Fee

2.      A Profile of Wisconsin's Contingency Fee Practitioners and Their Cases

3.      Clients Seeking Lawyers, Lawyers Seeking Clients:  Finding and Screening Potential Cases

4.      The Work of the Contingency Fee Lawyer

5.      Understanding Settlement Negotiations

6.      Cashing Out the Investment

7.      The Role of Reputation in Contingency Fee Practice

8.      Conclusion:  Praying for Justice or Preying on Justice?

Appendix A: Weighting for Case Processing

Appendix B: Survey Instrument

Notes

Bibliography

Index