Rule 14-1110. Necessary parties.

If the person responsible for the payment of legal fees wants to participate in fee arbitration but is not the former client who received or was intended to receive legal services, the former client must join in the request to arbitrate. If the former client is unavailable due to incarceration or other exigent circumstances, the person responsible for payment of the legal services shall obtain a special power of attorney for purposes of participating in the fee arbitration proceeding.