Rule 14-1114. Matters entitled to mediation.

(a) Any fee dispute may be mediated. Any fee dispute arising out of an attorney/client relationship, regardless of the amount of the fee in dispute, may be mediated by the Committee upon the agreement of the parties to the fee dispute.

(b) Claims of malpractice. An agreement by the parties negotiated during a fee dispute mediation regarding a disputed fee generated by the attorney/client relationship shall not bar any claim the client may have against the attorney for malpractice by the attorney in the course of the attorney/client relationship.