THIRD-PARTY LITIGATION FINANCING
In-Person Live Seminar
ITEM #:  1030662001   |   EVENT CODE:  PENDING    |   CREDIT STATUS:  PENDING
STANDARD PRICE
$195.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

MINNEAPOLIS

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

8:55 AM - 12:15 PM   |   Check-In:  8:30 AM

Minnesota CLE Conference Center

600 Nicollet Mall # 370

3rd Floor, City Center

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Third-Party Litigation Financing

What to Expect, What to Avoid and How to Structure the Deal

Practice Enhancing Essentials for the Civil Litigator
This convenient 3-hour program is just one of four programs in the Civil Litigator Half-Day Seminars Series being offered in January/February.

Topics at this course include:

  • Mastering the Basics of Third-Party Litigation Funding
  • Understanding What to Expect When Structuring the Deal
  • Leveraging Lessons Learned in the Real World
  • Evaluating Ethical Issues in Third-Party Litigation Financing

See also these programs in the 2020 Civil Litigator Half-Day Seminars Series:
Raising Your Deposition Game
2020 Civil Litigator Update
How to Appeal to the Minnesota Court of Appeals

Schedule times below are for the live seminar. Please refer to DATES & LOCATIONS for individual replay start times.

8:30 – 8:55 a.m.
CHECK-IN   -or-   JOIN ONLINE

8:55 – 9:00 a.m.
WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
– Scott M. Flaherty, Course Co-Chair; Briggs and Morgan P.A.; Minneapolis
– Eric J. Magnuson, Course Co-Chair; Robins Kaplan LLP; Minneapolis


9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Mastering the Basics of Third-Party Litigation Funding
Learn the basics about third-party financing, including what constitutes third-party financing, when it is commonly used and how to best use it.
– Scott M. Flaherty & Eric J. Magnuson


9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Understanding What to Expect When Structuring the Deal
Examine the available options in this practical session about how litigation finance deals are structured, what to look for in an agreement and pitfalls to avoid.
– Mark A. Larsen; Prospect Funding; Chicago


10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
BREAK


10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Leveraging Lessons Learned in the Real World 
Gain a better understanding of the opportunities and challenges of litigation financing as attorneys discuss their experiences with third-party litigation financing and the lessons they have learned.
– Matthew J. Barber; Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A.; Minneapolis
– Abigail A. Pettit; Gislason & Hunter, LLP; Minneapolis


11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Evaluating Ethical Issues in Third-Party Litigation Financing 
1.0 ethics credit applied for
Third-party financing presents issues of professional responsibility regarding the relationship with the funder as well as the client. This thoughtful session looks at ethical issues, including conflicts of interest and attorney independence.
– Amy S. Conners; Best & Flanagan; Minneapolis

IN-PERSON LIVE PRESENTATION
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
8:55 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

LIVE WEBCAST
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
8:55 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Attend online

IN-PERSON REPLAYS
Schedule times for replays may differ from those for the live program. Start times are as indicated below. Please register at least one week in advance to secure your copy of the course materials on the day of the seminar.

Minneapolis – 2/11/20 (Check-In 8:30; Replay 9:00)
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street and Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center

In-Person Live:  $175 MSBA members / $175 paralegals / $195 standard rate
In-Person Replay:  $155 MSBA members / $155 paralegals / $175 standard rate
Live Webcast:  $195

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 3.0 CLE credits, including 1.0 ethics credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 3.0 credits.

Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 3.0 civil trial specialist credits.

STANDARD PRICE
$195.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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