CLE - How to Avoid a Fee Dispute - LIVE WEBCAST

CLE - How to Avoid a Fee Dispute - LIVE WEBCAST
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  - Login link and materials will be provided electronically late afternoon the day before the program. 1 ETH credit


SPEAKERS LIVE via WEBCAST

How to Avoid a Fee Dispute

Hosted by the Fee Disputes Committee

Fee disputes with clients are a litigation hotbed as well as a significant source of complaints to the Disciplinary Board.  Attorney fee disputes are often the result of a breakdown in the attorney-client relationship.  To avoid fee disputes with clients, or to successfully defend against an excessive fee claim, attorneys should adhere to standard best practices with a focus on ethical responsibilities.
 
This informative CLE will offer guidance on how to avoid a fee dispute and shield oneself from the negative consequences of a lawsuit and/or disciplinary action. It also will cover the steps you may take if a fee dispute does arise.  Panelists will address the following among other topics:
 
  • Best practices for client intake
  • Best practices during a client engagement
  • Reasons for terminating the attorney-client relationship
  • The fee dispute resolution process
 
Learning to avoid fee disputes prevents difficulties later and may preserve the client relationship.  Attend this practical program and hear best practice tips to avoid a fee dispute and what to do if a fee dispute occurs.

   
Featured Speakers:
Hope A. Comisky, Esq.
Partner, Troutman Pepper
Philadelphia

Amy J. Blumenthal, Esq. 
Kutak Rock LLP
Philadelphia
 
  
 
NON-MEMBERS - IMPORTANT REGISTRATION CODES:  FOR CLE CREDIT OPTIONS ONLY
WEBCAST Registrants
1. Non-Member Government Attorney or Judicial Non-Member, please enter PROMO Code GVNMWC1 in the Checkout Cart 
2. Non-Member Legal Services/Public Interest Attorney, please enter PROMO Code LSPINMWC1 in the Checkout Cart 
3. Non-Member Court Reporter or Non-Member Paralegal, please enter PROMO Code CRPLNMWC1 in the Checkout Cart


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When
8/20/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where
Philadelphia Bar Association LIVE WEBCAST Philadelphia, PA UNITED STATES
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