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Class action litigation is one of the most powerful legal remedies available and a powerful tool for you as an attorney. Class actions allow individuals who might otherwise be overlooked and underserved to be compensated for the fraud that hurt them. It allows you, as a consumer attorney, to level the playing field.

Litigating a class action claim requires new skills and provides opportunities to expand your practice. The Class Action 101 eCourse is an Ecourse that will connect you with the knowledge and resources needed to become a class action attorney. Attendees are eligible to receive sixteen CLE credits.

About the eCourse

The eCourse includes:
• Recordings of Live Sessions with instruction with top class action attorneys from across the country

  • Issue Spotting: Finding Individual Cases that would Make Excellent Classes
  • Working with Class Action Clients and Reps
  • Ethics and Class Actions
  • Overcoming Arbitration Hurdles
  • Venue and Threshold Challenges
  • Standing and Class Cases
  • Unique Defenses for a Client and Class Definition
  • Class Damages and Discovery
  • Settlement Negotiations and Agreements
  • Working with Class Administrators
  • Getting Settlement Approved

• written materials
• webinars and video content

You will receive sixteen CLE credits once you have finished the course. NACA is an approved multi-provider of CLE credits for the State of California and the State of Pennsylvania. All course registrants from California and Pennsylvania will automatically be approved to receive sixteen CLE credits. 

What You Will Learn

  • How to vet a clients and case for class action potential:
  • How to strategize around potential challenges, such as standing and unique defenses for a client, and develop a plan to address them
  • How to settle a class case
  • How to address ethical challenges that arise during class litigation
  • How discovery in class cases differs from individual cases

Course Developers

NACA would like to thank the following members of the Class Action eCourse development team: Alexander Burke, Heather Kolbus, Craig Marchiando, Casey Nash, Bryan Thompson, Amy Wells and eCourse Chairs John Albanese and Anna Haac.

Course Instructors

NACA would like to thank the following course instructors: John Albanese, Alexander Burke, Blythe Chandler, Anna C. Haac, Heather Kolbus, Eric Lechtzin, Seth R. Lesser, Craig Marchiando, David J. McGlothlin, Casey S. Nash, Leah M. Nicholls, Sophia Rios, John Soumilas, Amy E. Tabor, Bryan Thompson and Amy Wells.

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Event Details

January 1, 2024-April 9, 2024


Private Members: $500

Legal Aid/Public Interest/Military/Law Student Members: $300

Nonmembers: $850

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