45 CFR 1607.5 - Compensation.
(a) While serving on the governing body of a recipient, no attorney member shall receive compensation from that recipient, but any member may receive a reasonable per diem expense payment or reimbursement for actual expenses for normal travel and other reasonable out-of-pocket expenses in accordance with written policies adopted by the recipient.
(b) Pursuant to a waiver granted under § 1607.6(b)(1), a recipient may adopt policies that would permit partners or associates of attorney members to participate in any compensated private attorney involvement activities supported by the recipient.
(c) A recipient may adopt policies that permit attorney members, subject to terms and conditions applicable to other attorneys in the service area:
(1) To accept referrals of fee-generating cases under part 1609 of these regulations;
(2) To participate in any uncompensated private attorney involvement activities supported by the recipient;
(3) To seek and accept attorneys' fees awarded by a court or administrative body or included in a settlement in cases undertaken pursuant to §§ 1607.5 (c) (1) and (2); and