Learn the latest on Recovering & Proving Attorneys Fees & Costs with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to 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 & Proving 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 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, live telephonic seminar provides detailed insight and instruction from several nationally recognized experts in the practice. Our seminar will cover effective strategies on recovering attorney's fees & expenses, dealing with contingent fees, recovering post-trial 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 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. 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.
2. 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.
3. Charles M. Wilson, III
is a leading authority on attorneys fees & costs. He has nearly four decades of experience as a civil litigator, personal injury trial attorney, and family lawyer. Mr. Wilson has received numerous awards for excellence in practice. He has been an active leader in his community, having served on his state bar's Board of Directors, Grievance Committee, and Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Wilson has taught Trial Advocacy at the Law School level and been recognized as a n advocate by the American Board of Trial Advocates for over 15 years. He is the past chairman of his local bar association's Fee Dispute Committee and has also been called upon as an expert witness on attorney fee issues in numerous federal and state cases. Mr. Wilson is a highly sought-after speaker and author on attorneys' fees. 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 24/7 on-demand seminar 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
Supreme Court of Illinois for 1.5 MCLE Credits
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
Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE 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
Supreme Court of South Carolina 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
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.