ETHICALLY COLLECTING FEES
On Demand Seminar
ITEM #:  1740782201   |   EVENT CODE:  452230
STANDARD PRICE
$175.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

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To claim CLE credit, view by:  April 19, 2024

Through December 31, 2023, Minnesota-licensed attorneys can satisfy continuing legal education requirements by viewing and reporting up to 30 credits of on demand programming. Effective the first reporting period after January 1, 2024, there is no limit. Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.

Ethically Collecting Fees from Clients

Originally presented:  April 19, 2022     |     Course length:  3.0 hours

Join Ethics Maven, Eric Cooperstein as he, Nick Ryan and George Warner provide information and guidance on the legal and ethical issues related to client fees. This focused course covers  retainer agreements, invoicing, trust accounts, collection of legal fees, and more.

Have I Got a Deal for You: Flat Fees vs. Hourly Retainers  (75 MINUTES)
Bloggers, pundits, and trend-watchers all herald flat fees as the future of selling legal services. But what’s so bad about hourly fees? This session will compare the two types of fee agreements and discuss the ethics and best practices for collecting both types of fees.
– Eric T. Cooperstein

Top 5 Mistakes Lawyers Commonly Make in Managing Their Trust Accounts  (45 MINUTES)
Properly operating a trust account is a fundamental ethical obligation but not necessarily a simple one. Learn the top 5 mistakes lawyers commonly make in managing their trust accounts, and get guidance for avoiding these mistakes and properly managing your trust account.
– Nicholas M. Ryan

Attorney Liens and Other Collection Tools  (60 MINUTES)
Despite our valiant attempts to use best practices in managing our retainers and fees, inevitably lawyers will have outstanding receivables. This session will cover various tools for converting those receivables into operating account deposits.
– Eric T. Cooperstein & George E. Warner

$175

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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 ethics credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 3.0 credits.

Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.

STANDARD PRICE
$175.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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