FAQ for Law Firms

What is K-Lawyers and how does it work?
Traditionally, law firms hire contract lawyers through staffing agencies (both domestic and foreign) and/or legal marketing websites. These options prove ...
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017 at 4:26 AM
Are there any fees, and if so, how are they paid?
Joining our marketplace is absolutely free.*  However, once the law firm has accepted an assignment bid, the estimated total cost of the ass...
Tue, 4 Jul, 2017 at 7:37 AM
What is the Escrow Payment System (EPS) and how does it work?
Our Escrow Payment System (EPS) is designed to protect the integrity of our marketplace by: Providing law firms with a mechanism to ensure the quality...
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017 at 4:33 AM
What is “Verified” status?
To register with K-Lawyers, one must be an attorney. Before registration can be fully completed, we ensure the contract lawyers' statuses as attorneys...
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017 at 4:36 AM
What is “Insurance Verified” status?
You may be more comfortable hiring a contract lawyer that has current professional liability insurance. Contract lawyers can upload any document that show...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017 at 6:37 AM
How can I oversee work product, billable hours, and expenses?
K-Lawyers provides you with the ability to oversee and check the progress of a contract lawyer's work product, as well as time spent and expenses, th...
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017 at 3:55 AM
Can I hire more than one contract lawyer at a time?
Absolutely. We recognize that law firms often need to hire several contract lawyers at a time, and our platform has been built to allow this option. ...
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017 at 4:46 AM
Can I contact a contract lawyer outside of the K-Lawyers platform?
Generally, we advise law firms to keep all contact with contract lawyers (and vice versa) on and through our marketplace. Of course, enforcing this as a p...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017 at 7:32 AM
What is Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) and how does it work?
Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) is a mechanism that is aimed to assist law firms and contract lawyers in resolving any disputes that might arise through t...
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017 at 7:13 AM
Why was my membership denied?
In the event that we cannot verify that you are listed as an attorney with a state bar association, we must deny your membership. If you believe that this ...
Sun, 1 Jan, 2017 at 11:05 AM