Attorney/Attorney Fee Dispute Program

Save time and resolve unpaid fees or liens through our Attorney/Attorney Fee Arbitration Program. Professional arbitrators trained in fee dispute law and procedures help put the matter behind you.

How to Get Started

The Bar Association of San Francisco
Fee Dispute Program
201 Mission Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94105

  • Pay the administrative fee which is 7% of the amount in dispute. This filing fee will be allocated in the award. See Rule 11.A of the Rules of Procedure for details about filing fees.

How to pay:

Questions? Contact Fee Dispute Administrator at

An Important Announcement

(as of 8/16/22)

BASF's Attorney/Client Fee Dispute Program has been discontinued. Please refer your matter and questions to The State Bar of California.

Their number is 415-538-2020, and the description of their program and relevant forms may be found here.

We apologize for the inconvenience.