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The NALFA

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: "Establishing Hourly Rates: It's All Local"
  January 28, 2021 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 CLE Credit Hours in Sought CA, FL, GA, IL, OH, PA & TX
  Tuition: $275.00


Faculty

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Course Description
Hourly rates may be the most important economic variable in the practice of law.  In litigation, hourly rates must be justified.  Our panel of experts have a substantive and data-driven discussion on the factors that determine prevailing market hourly rates for partners, associates, and staff attorneys. Panelists examine the major hourly rate factors including location, practice area, position title, and size of law firm.  Panelists also explore the economics, market variables that can effect hourly rates in the aggregate, best practices for conducting an hourly rate survey, and more. Course materials included.

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CLE Webinar: "Ethical Billing Practices in Litigation"
February 25, 2021 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
2.00 ETHICS Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, GA, IL, OH, PA & TX
Tuition: $275.00

Faculty

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Course Description
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  CLE Webinar: "View From the Bench: Awarding Attorney Fees in Litigation"
  March 25, 2021 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, GA, IL, OH, PA & TX
  Tuition: $275.00


Faculty
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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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