These representation agreements are also a good way to determine how the client wishes to organize their relationship with their lawyer. For example, more “practical” clients want to call their lawyer once a week with a status update. This may be included in the terms of the agreement. Other terms – While pricing agreements and money management terms are the main reason for representation agreements, there are other no less important terms that should also be included, such as: if you have agreed on a possible fee agreement, your representation agreement should include terms that will determine the percentage of the lawyer`s award or possible comparison. The usual contingency fee is between 20% and 40%.