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Events

NALFA is the nation's leading CLE provider of events and programs on attorney fee and legal billing topics.  These live, remote, and multi-state CLE programs are free for NALFA members, clients, and faculty.  To register by phone, call us at (312) 907-7275 or CLICK HERE (pdf) to register by mail-in form.  $75 discount for registered guests from previous NALFA programs.  Ask about our group rate discounts and free press passes.  Register for 4 or more NALFA programs within a year and earn a Certificate in Reasonable Attorney Fees. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  CLE Webinar: "Attorney Fees in Class Action Settlements"
  August 24, 2017 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 CLE Credit Hours in CA, FL, IL, OH, PA & TX (Pending)
  Registration: $200


Panelists

David Azar, Partner, Milberg LLP (Los Angeles)
Eric Lechtzin, Shareholder, Berger & Montague PC (Philadelphia)
Joseph J. Siprut, Founder & Managing Partner, Siprut PC (Chicago)

Course Description
A panel of nationally prominent class action plaintiffs' counsel address a range of attorney fee issues in class action litigation.  Panelists discuss recent class action jurisprudence on fee calculation methods, fee award factors, fee reductions and more.  Panelists also consider hot issues on attorney fees in class actions including fee recovery strategies, responding to fee challenges, and fee allocation issues.  Finally, panelists examine court trends in class action fee awards from across the U.S.  Course materials included.  This CLE program will be recorded.


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  CLE Webinar: "Professional Fees in Large Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Cases"
  October 5, 2017 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in DE, IL & PA
  Registration: $200


Panelists

Jeffrey Cohen, Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP (New York)
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Course Description
In large bankruptcy cases, bankruptcy counsel often generate million of dollars in legal fees.  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 review and other ways U.S. Bankruptcy Courts manage fees and expenses.  Panelists also examine the new U.S. Trustee Program fee guidelines and discuss the recent Supreme Court decision, Baker Botts v. ASARCO.  Course materials included.

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  CLE Webinar: "View From the Bench: Awarding Attorney Fees in Federal Litigation"
  October 27, 2017 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, IL, OH, PA & TX
  Registration: $200


Panelists

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Course Description
A panel of sitting federal judges address a range of issues in awarding attorney fees and expenses in federal litigation.  Panelists discuss attorney fee award issues including fee entitlement, fee calculation methods, fee award factors, fee allocation issues and more.  Panelists also offer judicial insight on attorney fee claims for fee-seeking and fee-challenging litigators.  Course materials included.  

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CLE Webinar: "E-Billing & Matter Management: Systems of Legal Savings"
November 30, 2017 @ Noon-2:30pm (Central)
NALFA Professional Development Program
Registration: $200

Panelists
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Course Description
Program Under Development

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