Today, NALFA hosted the CLE program “View From the Bench: Awarding Attorney Fees in Federal Litigation”. This program featured a panel of sitting federal judges. This is the third CLE program NALFA has hosted with an all-judicial panel of sitting federal judges.
The U.S. District Court Judges, the Honorable Frederic Block, Senior Judge from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the Honorable David R. Herndon, District Judge from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, discussed a range of attorney fee and legal billing issues in federal litigation. The panel addressed fee shifting cases, prevailing party issues, and fee calculation methods. The panel also took questions from the audience.
This live and remote CLE program was approved for CLE credit hours in California, Florida, Illinois, and Texas. CLE credit hours are still pending in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Over 75 attorneys from across the U.S. registered for this multi-state CLE program. This 120-minute CLE program was recorded and is available for purchase on-demand.