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CLE Programs

NALFA hosts CLE programs on attorney fee and legal billing topics.  Our CLE programs are live, remote, and multi-state.  All our CLE programs are free for our members, faculty, and fellows.  A $75.00 discount applies to registered guests from any previous NALFA program.  To register by phone, call us at (312) 907-7275 or CLICK HERE (pdf) to register by mail-in form.  Ask about our group rate discounts and free media passes.  If you register for 4 or more NALFA programs (live or on-demand), you'll earn a Certificate in Reasonable Attorney Fees and qualify for NALFA fellowship.
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  CLE Webinar: "Proving Attorney Fees in Litigation"
  August 29, 2019 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 CLE Credit Hours in CA, FL, GA, IL, OH, PA & TX (Pending)
  Tuition: $250.00


Faculty
John D. O'Connor, Principal, O'Connor & Associates (San Francisco, CA)
Joseph P. Garin, Partner, Lipson Neilson PC (Las Vegas, NV)
Patrick J. Best, Partner, ARM Lawyers (Stroudsburg, PA)

Course Description
Attorney fee requests must be proven in court.  More and more judges are relying on the work of outside expertise to award attorney fees in large, complex cases.  Litigants are now turning to outside experts on attorney fees to prove reasonable attorney fees and expenses in court.  Our panel of fully qualified attorney fee experts discuss a range of issues that arise in the fee-setting stage of litigation.  Panelists cover establishing hour rates, utilizing data points in lawyering, employing all favorable fee award factors, and more.  Panelists also provide practice tips for fee-seeking and fee-challenging litigators.  Course materials included.

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CLE Webinar: "Professional Fees in Large Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Cases"
September 26, 2019 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, GA, IL, OH, PA & TX
Tuition: $250.00

Faculty
Robert M. Fishman, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP (Chicago)
Elise S. Frejka, Principal, Frejka PLLC (New York)
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Course Description
In large bankruptcy cases, professional fees can quickly grow into the millions of dollars. Panelists cover a range of fee and billing issues that arise in large Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. Panelists take an in-depth look at the role of the bankruptcy fee examiner, the process of fee review, hourly rates, expenses, and ways U.S. Bankruptcy Courts manage fees and expenses in large cases. Panelists also examine practicing under the new USTP Fee Guidelines and post-Asarco cases. Course materials included.

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CLE Webinar: "View From the Bench: Awarding Attorney Fees in Federal Litigation"
October 24, 2019 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, GA, IL, OH, PA & TX
Tuition: $250.00

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CLE Webinar: "Attorney Fees in Qui Tam Whistleblower Actions"
November 14, 2019 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, GA, IL, OH, PA & TX
Tuition: $250.00

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CLE Webinar: "Attorney Fees & Ethics: It Pays To Be Reasonable"
December 19, 2019 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
2.00 ETHICS Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, GA, IL, OH, PA & TX
Tuition: $250.00

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