Sherman Law Liberia

Contact Information

Liberia Address

R. Fole Sherman Law Building
17th Street & Chessman Avenue
PO Box 10-3218
1000 Monrovia 10
Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia

Communicating with Sherman & Sherman
Website: www.shermalawliberia.com
Telephones
+231 777-552-946 – Roberta Parker
+231 886-552-946 – Roberta Parker
+231 5-552-946 -      Roberta Parker
+231 886-514-581 -  Samuel Brown
+231 777-514-581 – Samuel Brown
+231 5-514-581 -      Samuel Brown

Telefax
+ 231 77-059-632

Email Addresses
shermlawrl2@yahoo.com
shermanlawliberia@gmail.com
shermanlaw@shermanlawliberia.com
Note: The Yahoo! and Gmail addresses are preferred.


US Contact Address
11803 Backus Drive
Bowie, MD 20720-4464

US Telephones and Fax
+1 301-352-5476 (Phone)
+1 301- 412-4104 (Mobile)
+1 301-352-9657 (Fax)

 

Firm's News & Events

Engagement of Sherman & Sherman is by a retainer agreement, which could be a multi-year arrangement, usually two to three years, or an ad hoc arrangement, covering only a particular case or matter. The retainer agreement may be a mere exchange of letters or email or a full-fledged agreement. In either case, Sherman & Sherman undertakes to perform a task or series of tasks for the client for a fee.

For a full-fledged retainer agreement for two or more years, Sherman & Sherman is retained as the non-exclusive counsel for the client to provide the entire range of legal services to the client. The client pays a base minimum fee every three months, which usually covers all services, exclusive of litigation at the circuit courts and the Supreme Court. For matters which eventually reach a circuit court or the Supreme Court, a separate fee is negotiated either on an hourly basis or on a lump-sum basis; but in such event, the retained client usually pays 40% to 50% less than what an ad hoc client would pay for similar services.

For the ad hoc client, the fee for services may be a lump-sum fee or any hourly fee; but depending on the task, in addition to the lump-sum or hourly fee, the client is required to pay a flat engagement fee.

Retainers are usually concluded by the Managing Director of the firm; but the Senior Consulting Counsel and the Senior Counsel may conclude retainer of the firm to provide legal services to any person. A retainer agreed to by any these persons is binding on the firm.

Because the firm stresses protection of the interest of the client, it is required that each retainer agreement spells out in details what is required of the firm and the fee to be paid for services. All expenses incurred are for the account of the client, but the firm may offer to pay expenses and seek reimbursement by the client.

Whenever a client offers to retain the services of Sherman & Sherman, a form retainer agreement is submitted to the client for his study. Thereafter, together the client and Sherman & Sherman tailor the final retainer agreement to address the client's needs and requirements, especially the method of payment of fees.

Generally, the firm's Managing Director is appointed in the retainer agreement as the firm's agent directly responsible for the client's matters; but upon request of the client, any other lawyer at the firm, either because of his/her specialized training or personal relationship with the client, may be designated as the principal lawyer to manage the client's legal portfolio. Form retainer agreement and the fee structure in force at any time may be obtained from the firm upon request.

Also the firm has a brochure which spells out in details the types of attorney-client relationships it maintains and the fee structure relevant to each.

 

20th Anniversary of Sherman & Sherman 2009

Attorney-Client Relationship 20th Anniversary 2009

Attorney-Client Relationship 20th Anniversary 2011 and Paegar as Managing Director 10th Anniversary 2011

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