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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: "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 (Approved)
  Registration: $200


Panelists

Carole J. Buckner, Principal, Buckner Law Corp. (Newport Beach, 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 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 ethical issues regarding fee splitting, litigation financing, settlement ethics 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: "Litigation Budgets & Legal Spend in Corporate Legal Departments"
  May 25, 2017 @ Noon-2:00pm (Central)
  2.00 CLE Credit Hours in CA, FL, IL, OH, PA & TX (Pending)
  Registration: $200


Panelists

Robert Ackermann, Chief Litigation Counsel, CLMG Corporation (Dallas, TX)
Luanne Ellison, Senior Manager of Legal Operations, Baxter International Inc. (Deerfield, IL)
Katie Neill, Compliance & Litigation Counsel, ARS National Services Inc. (San Diego, CA)

Course Description
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: "Commercial 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
Allison K. Chock, Chief Investment Officer, Bentham IMF (Los Angeles)
Robert D. Martorana, Vice President, Burford Capital (New York)
Edward A. Reilly, Jr., Principal, Themis Legal Capital (New York)
W. Bradley Wendel, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School (Ithaca)

Course Description

A panel of national and market leaders in litigation financing tackle a range of issues on the rise of third-party litigation funding in commercial litigation the U.S.

 

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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
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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 Settlement"
November 16, 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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2017 NALFA CLE Sponsors: "Thought Leaders & Experts on Reasonable Attorney Fees and Expenses"