Learn the latest on Recovering Attorneys' Fees & Costs with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access complete 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 Attorneys' Fees & Costs CLE 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 Complete 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 costs 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 three 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 costs. 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 & Costs:
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. Dealing with the Insurance Context
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 Arguments for Petition Requests
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Eric Magnuson
is a Partner at Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. and the former Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Judge Magnuson has more than three decades of experience and is regarded as one of the most effective and respected appellate attorneys in the nation. In his more than 35 years of practice, Judge Magnuson has developed a strong presence in appellate law. He has handled hundreds of appeals involving a wide range of issues, including the constitutionality of the public school finance system, employment law, trust and probate matters, trade secrets, business contracts, corporate fraud, insurance law and professional liability. Judge Magnuson has written widely on appellate rules and the art of advocacy. He is currently writing the 4th edition of Federal Appeals: Jurisdiction and Practice. Judge Magnuson is listed in Chambers USA and is recognized as a “Litigation Star” in Benchmark Litigation: Appellate. He has been selected continuously by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, has been recognized in the Annual Guide to Appellate Law in America, and has been repeatedly listed as both a SuperLawyer and recently honored as an "Attorney of the Year."
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. William E. Hannum III
is the Managing Partner of Schwartz Hannum PC. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Hannum practiced in the Labor and Employment Law Section of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. He represents employers in the full spectrum of labor and employment law matters, including employment litigation, labor relations and collective bargaining and employment counseling. He has represented unionized and non-unionized employers throughout the United States in a variety of industries, including communications, construction, education, entertainment, financial services, health care, insurance, retail, staffing and transportation. Mr. Hannum is a frequent speaker and author on issues affecting labor and employment law as well as attorneys fees. A graduate of Amherst College and the University of Virginia School of Law, Mr. Hannum has been selected as a SuperLawyer and listed as AV Preeminent. 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:
Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 VCLE credit
Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
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 CONVENIENT 24/7 ON-DEMAND SEMINAR & PODCAST.
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.