Monday, June 2, 2008

Victory for Paralegals: Richlin Decision Allows for Recovery of Paralegal Fees

Paralegal fees are reimbursable! In a 9-0 decision in Richlin Security Service Co. v. Chertoff , the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that paralegal services must be reimbursed as “attorney fees” at market rates.


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The full opinion, which was released this morning, can be found at http://www.supremecourtus.gov/opinions/07pdf/06-1717.pdf.

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