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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 partners.  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.
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  CLE Webinar: "View from the Bench: Awarding Attorney Fees in Federal Litigation"
  March 24, 2017 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 CLE Credit Hours in CA, FL, IL, OH, PA & TX (Pending)
  Registration: $200


Panelists

The Honorable Frederic Block, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
The Honorable David R. Herndon, District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
The Honorable Kristen L. Mix, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Course Description
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 entitlement, fee award factors, fee calculation methods, and fee allocation issues.  Panelists also offer judicial insight on attorney fee claims and provide practice tips for fee-seeking and fee-challenging litigators.  Course materials included.  This program was recorded and is available for purchase on-demand. 


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  CLE Webinar: "Attorney Fees & Ethics: It Pays To Be Reasonable"
  April 27, 2017 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 Ethics Credit Hours in CA, FL, IL, OH, PA & TX (Pending)
  Registration: $200


Panelists

Carole J. Buckner, Principal, Buckner Law Corp. (Irvine, CA)
Susan D. Carle, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law (Washington, DC)
Anne P. Ray, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP (Chicago, IL)

Course Description
A panel of some of the nation's top legal ethicists 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 fee splitting, outsourcing, litigation financing and more.  Panelists also consider several real world ethical fee hypotheticals in the context of the business of law.  Course materials included.


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  CLE Webinar: "Litigation Budgets & Legal Spend in Corporate Legal Departments"
  May 25, 2017 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, IL, OH, PA & TX
  Registration: $200


Panelists

TBD (Program Chair)
Luanne Ellison, Senior Manager of Legal Operations, Baxter International Inc. (Deerfield, IL)
Katie Neill, Compliance & Litigation Counsel, ARS National Services Inc. (San Diego, CA)
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Course Description
Program Under Development

 

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CLE Webinar: "Litigation Financing: Ethics & Opportunities"
June 22, 2017 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, IL, OH, PA & TX
Registration: $200

Panelists
TBD (Program Chair)
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Course Description

Program Under Development

 

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CLE Webinar: "Appealing to the U.S. Circuits: Attorney Fee Issues on Appeal"
September 1, 2017 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, IL, OH, PA & TX
Registration: $200

Panelists
TBD
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Course Description
Program Under Development

 

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CLE Webinar: "View From the Bench: Awarding Attorney Fees in Federal Litigation"
September 29, 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
Program Under Development



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CLE Webinar: "Bankruptcy Fees in Large Chapter 11 Cases"
October 26, 2017 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in DE & IL
Registration: $200

Panelists
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Course Description
Program Under Development



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CLE Webinar: "Attorney Fee Issues in Class Action Settlements"
November 16, 2017 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
2.00 CLE Credit Hours Sought in CA, FL, IL, OH, PA & TX
Registration: $200

Panelists
TBD
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Course Description
Program Under Development


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2017 NALFA CLE Sponsors: "Thought Leaders & Experts on Reasonable Attorney Fees and Expenses"