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Fee dispute involving a Southern California solo practitioner for charging and collecting an unconscionable fee for minimal work on a claim for disability benefits. The demand for unconscionable fees, coupled with a fee agreement containing an illegal provision, resulted in the client paying the firm’s exorbitant fees out of the client’ disability insurance benefits over a six year period. The firm also misled the client into believing that certain fees would be waived, while collecting the purportedly waived fees. The case is complex, hard-fought, and involves such thorny legal issues as an attorney’s duties to a client regarding the retainer agreement.