Board of Trustees
Plan Attorneys on the website already have a Plan Attorney Agreement on
file. If you checked the attorney list on this website and did not see the
attorney you want to use listed – they must sign one of the Attorney
Agreement forms in order to be paid by the Plan. If the attorney you want to
use is willing to restrict their rate for all APEA Legal Trust participants
they would sign a Plan Attorney Agreement which would get their name on the website. If
they are not willing to restrict their rate for all participants, they would
Non-Plan Attorney Agreement.
Required Claim Forms
Please present your attorney with the necessary claim forms to ensure proper
billing. These can be printed from the website or obtained from any APEA/AFT
office. Each covered bargaining unit is listed on the Member Agreement form. Please make sure you are employed in one of these
The Member Agreement authorizes the Plan Administrative Office to pay your
attorney. It serves as a contract between you and your designated dependents
and the attorney for the specific matter on your Case Description. The
member must complete the Member Agreement.
Case Description indicates the matter you are seeking legal services for
and is required to determine coverage for your claim. The attorney must
complete the Case Description.