Some legal services can be offered for a flat rate. These typically include demand letters and Estate Planning Services like Wills. Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, and Advanced Health Directives. Schedule a Consultation to learn more.
The majority of Potential New Clients will be asked to sign a standard retainer agreement. This means a certain amount of hours are accounted for, paid for upfront, and held in a Trust Account. Any unused portion will be returned to the client. This is not a flat rate agreement as the initial retainer is never guaranteed to cover all services. However, depending on proximity to a hearing, the client can terminate services at any time. Ms. Coleman is very cost conscious for her clients.
Unbundled Legal Services
A minority of legal services can be offered on a limited representation. This means the scope of the representation would be limited to only certain tasks where such limitation is ethical and practicable. These limited engagements for the most part will not be appropriate for those matters likely to result in litigation.
Certain matters are appropriate for a contingency fee agreement. This means no monies are paid upfront or on an hourly basis but rather a percentage is taken by counsel once a settlement or court award is received. For Ms. Coleman’s practice, these typically include Personal Injury matters and some Employment Law Matters. At this time Ms. Coleman is accepting personal injury matters on a contingency fee.
Christie is a tremendous attorney. During my initial consultation, she was understanding of the abusive situation. Her knowledge and guidance on how to handle my divorce put me at ease and gave me a positive perspective. Christie and her team are very thorough and take care of matters very quickly. Christie is highly recommended. You could not ask for better representation.
Kelly Nunez, Albuquerque, New Mexico
I came into the office. They got my information and all the info about my case. They are very knowledgeable and actually want to make sure things work out for the client besides just the case.
Eric Luchetti, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Christie Coleman dealt with my personal injury case. She was so supportive through it all and truly made the whole experience so much more bearable.
Claire Jacquez, Pojoaque, New Mexico
I have the greatest respect for Christie Coleman as a personal injury attorney. She managed a major victory with a generous financial settlement for myself as a result of an automobile accident and personal injury occurring in January of 2021. Christie and her entire staff worked as team from beginning to end making the legal process both easy to comprehend and not intimidating for a layperson like myself, which is not typical. I can recommend Christie Coleman Law Offices without hesitation if you are in need of a personal injury attorney.