Wondering if your fee agreements are all they could be? Clear, easily understood, ethical, and most importantly – designed to meet your needs and those of
Fee Agreements: Ethical Dos and Don’ts is a live, in-depth Webinar designed to help you craft better client fee agreements. Topics include:
Laying the Ethical Foundation
Scope of engagement, timing of services, fees, and billing.
Using client cooperation clauses; addressing file ownership, retention, and disposal; charging clients for copies of files; instructing clients about privileged email communication; collecting your fee; and special considerations for solos.
- Division of fees
- Charging interest or late fees
- Attorney fee awards
- Fixed fees and refundability
- Contingent fees
- Nontraditional fees
- Hybrid fee agreements
- Advance approval of fees
- Third party payment and crowdfunding
- Structured settlements
- Passing on credit card transaction fees
- Modification of fee agreements
- Contractual right to increase fees
- Vague terms
- Withdrawal for nonpayment
Who Should Attend
Lawyers, staff, bookkeepers, administrators, office managers – anyone interested in improving law firm fee agreements.
Date and Time
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time.
This program is a live, online Webinar. View the webcast on any mobile device or desktop. Listen to audio via computer/device speakers or by telephone. Ask questions and participate in anonymous online polls addressing common issues that arise in creating fee agreements.
$20.00 – Visit the CLE Events page to register or click here. [Secure payment processing powered by Eventbrite. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express accepted.] Program materials included in the registration price.
Approved for 1.0 MCLE Ethics Credits in Oregon. OSB MCLE Program Number 6724*4.
If you’re looking for tips on how to improve your fee agreements, need an ethics refresher, or want to incorporate terms that help avoid client misunderstandings, attend this CLE.
Video and audio recordings of Fee Agreements: Ethical Dos and Don’ts will be available to download along with the program materials following the January 18 CLE. Price: $20.00. Contact me for more information.
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