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CLE Programs

NALFA is the nation's leading CLE provider of programs on attorney fees and legal billing.  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 Ethical Billing & Reasonable Fees and qualify for NALFA fellowship.
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  CLE Webinar: "View From the Bench: Awarding Attorney Fees in Litigation"
  April 29, 2021 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 CLE Credit Hours in CA, FL, GA, IL, OH, PA & TX (Pending)
  Tuition: $275.00


Faculty
The Hon. Berle M. Schiller, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
The Hon. William Matthewman, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
The Hon. Christopher P. Tuite, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Course Description
Only judges can approve attorney fee awards.  A panel of sitting federal judges address a range of issues on awarding attorney fees and expenses in large, complex federal litigation. Panelists discuss the nuts and bolts of attorney fee awards including fee calculation methods, attorney fee award factors, establishing hourly rates, attorney fee disputes, attorney fee allocation issues, and more. Panelists also offer judicial insight on attorney fee requests and provide practice tips for fee-seeking and fee-challenging litigators.  Course materials included.

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  CLE Webinar: "Attorney Fees & Ethics: It Pays To Be Reasonable"
  May 27, 2021 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 ETHICS Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, GA, IL, OH, PA & TX
  Tuition: $275.00


Faculty

Steven K. Berenson, Senior Counsel, Klinedinst PC (San Diego)
TBA
TBA

Course Description
The law and ethics of attorney fees prevent the practice of litigation from being just another capitalist enterprise.  A panel of some of the nation's top legal ethics experts cover a range of ethical issues on attorney fees and legal billing. Panelists review the state ethical rules related to reasonable attorney fees and proper legal billing practices. Panelists address the latest issues in attorney fee ethics including the ethics of fee agreements, fee disputes, division of fees, fee collection, fees paid by cryptocurrency, litigation financing, and more. Panelists consider several real world ethical fee hypotheticals in the context of the business of law. Course materials included.

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  CLE Webinar: "Attorney Fees in Class Actions"
  June 24, 2021 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, GA, IL, OH, PA & TX
  Tuition: $275.00


Faculty

TBA
TBA
TBA

Course Description
Class actions generate the largest attorney fee awards.  A panel of some of the nation's top class counsel discuss a range of attorney fees issues in class action and other multi-party litigation.  Panelists discuss the latest class action jurisprudence on fee award factors, fee calculations methods in mega-cases, fee reductions, and more.  Panelists also consider hot issues on attorney fees in class actions including fee recovery strategies, responding to objectors, fee allocation issues, and fee issues in current mass torts.  Panelists also examine recent court trends in class action fee awards from across the U.S.  Course materials included.

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