MODEL RULES FOR FEE ARBITRATION - RULE 10

Rule 10 SERVICE

  1. Method. Service on any party other than a lawyer or law firm shall be by personal delivery, by any person authorized by the chair of the Commission, or by deposit in the United States mail, postage paid, addressed to the person on whom it is to be served at his or her office or home address as last given to the Commission.

  2. Official Address of Lawyer. Service on an individual lawyer shall be at the latest address shown on the official membership records of the [highest court or state bar association]. Service on a law firm shall be at the address as shown in the Petition for Arbitration Form unless the law firm designates a lawyer to be responsible for the arbitration, in which case, service shall be at the designee's latest address shown on the official membership records of the [highest court or state bar association]. Service shall be in accordance with Paragraph 10A above.

  3. Service on Represented Parties. If either party is represented by counsel, service shall be on the party as indicated in Rules 10A and 10(B), and on the counsel at the latest address shown on the official membership records of the [highest court or state bar association].

  4. Completion of Service. The service is complete at the time of deposit. The time for performing any act shall commence on the date service is complete and shall not be extended by reason of service by mail.

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