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Events

NALFA hosts CLE and professional development programs on attorney fee and legal billing topics.  All our CLE programs are free for our attorney fee experts, faculty members, and senior 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: "Litigation Budgets & Legal Spend in Corporate Legal Departments"
  August 30, 2018 @ 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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All corporations seek to save on outside legal spend.  A panel of corporate counsel address a range of issues in managing outside legal fees and costs in litigation across industry sectors.  Panelists discuss effective litigation management measures to control outside legal spend including litigation budgeting, legal bill review, the use of vendors, data, and software.  Panelists also cover the economic realities of litigation such as outside retention agreements, billing and fee disputes and more.  Course materials included.

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  CLE Webinar: "Proving Attorney Fees: Using Qualified Attorney Fee Experts"
  September 27, 2018 @ 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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Attorney fee awards must be proven in court.  More and more judges are relying on the work of outside and impartial experts to award attorney fees in large, complex cases.  Litigants are now turning to qualified attorney fee experts to prove their attorney fees and expenses in court.  Our panel of highly 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 and employing all favorable fee award factors.  Panelists also provide practice tips for fee-seeking and fee-challenging litigators.  Course materials included.

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  CLE Webinar: "View From The Bench: Awarding Attorney Fees in Federal Litigation"
  October 26, 2018 @ 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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Only judges can approve attorney fee awards.  A panel of sitting federal judges address a range of issues in awarding attorney fees and expenses in large, complex litigation in federal court.  Panelists discuss the nuts and bolts of attorney fee awards including fee calculation methods, attorney fee award factors, attorney fee disputes attorney fee allocation issues, and more.  Panelists also offer judicial insight on attorney fee claims and provide practice tips for fee-seeking and fee-challenging litigators.  Course materials included.

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  CLE Webinar: "Fee-Shifting Cases: Prevailing Party Issues & Fee Claim Strategies"
  November 29, 2018 @ 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: "E-Billing & Matter Management: Systems of Savings"
  December 27, 2018 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  NALFA Professional Development Program
  Tuition: $250.00


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