Learn the latest on Recovering Attorney's Fees & Obtaining Sanctions with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.
Recovering Attorney's Fees & Obtaining Sanctions Benefits:
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
Understanding the detailed law governing the recovery of attorney’s fees and sanctions best ensures your ability to collect upon your success in and out of the courtroom. This convenient 24/7 on-demand seminar provides detailed insight and instruction from several nationally recognized experts. Our seminar will cover effective strategies on recovering attorney's fees & expenses, dealing with contingent fees, recovering post-trial & appellate fees, and proving a reasonable amount of fees. Our faculty will also discuss best practices on arguing and obtaining sanctions. Registration includes online access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the seminar. Agenda: 1. Effectively Recovering Attorney’s Fees & Sanctions:
a. Strategies on Recovering Attorney's Fees & Expenses
b. Dealing with Contingent Fees
c. Recovering Post-Trial & Appellate Fees
d. Effectively Using Testimony to Support Recovery of Fees
e. Ethically Minimizing Non-recoverable Fees
f. Winning Arguments Related to Sanctions
g. Insurance Coverage Litigation: Who Pays The Legal Bills? 2. Proving Reasonableness and Rates of Attorneys' Fees and Costs
a. Best Practices on Proving a Reasonable Amount of Fees
b. Winning Strategies Related to Experience & Skill in Area of Law
c. Novelty and Difficulty of Leal Issue Presented
d. Winning at Cost of Doing Business
e. What Many Attorneys Fail to Argue
3. Attorney Fee Petition Requests:
a. Understanding Fee-shifting Litigation
b. Court Awarded Attorney Fees in Prevailing Party Litigation
c. Best Strategies on Drafting a Winning Petition
e. Effective Argument for Petition Requests
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Kent Rutter
is a Partner at Haynes Boone and a leader in the appellate bar and renown expert on recovering fees. Trial lawyers and clients across the country have sought out Mr. Rutter to help them gauge the odds that particular judgments will be reversed, and to determine which types of appellate arguments are most likely to lead to victory. He has spoken widely on evaluating appeals to hundreds of trial lawyers, appellate lawyers, and in-house counsel. In providing trial support, Mr. Rutter has developed winning strategies to preserve error, argue summary judgment motions, and draft jury charges. Mr. Rutter began his practice as a federal law. He holds degrees from Duke University and the University of Michigan Law School.
2. Susan P. White
is a Partner at Manatt, where she represents clients in complex insurance coverage matters, including bad faith and other commercial and contract litigation matters. She has obtained substantial recoveries for her insured clients regarding the reasonableness and rates of attorneys’ fees and costs. Ms. White's clients span a range of industries including energy, telecommunication, software and internet technology, healthcare, aerospace, and financial services. She also provides advice to senior management and executives on how to mitigate risks and maximize insurance protections and recoveries with respect to policy procurement, negotiations, reviews, and renewals. Ms. White is listed as a SuperLawyer.
3. W. Michael Hensley
is a Shareholder at AlvaradoSmith, where he concentrates his practice on commercial and civil litigation. He has over thirty years of experience as a litigator and appellate attorney. Mr. Hensley specializes in law and motion proceedings, trials, arbitrations, mediations, and appeals as well as specialty writ proceedings. He is heavily involved in state court matters and has made numerous pro hac vice appearances before various federal courts throughout the United States. Mr. Hensley has lectured nationally attorney’s fees issues and provided counseling to various parties in this area. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this convenient, on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
1. Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
2. Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
3. Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
4. State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
5. Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
6. Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
7. District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
8. Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
9. Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
10. Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
11. Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
12. Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
13. Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
14. Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
15. Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
16. Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
17. New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
18. New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
19. New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
20. North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
21. Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
22. Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits
23. South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
24. Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
25. Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
26. Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
27. Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
28. Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
29. Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462. REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS ON-DEMAND SEMINAR.
You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.