So You Have a Case with a Fee Claim; Now What? Learn How to Maximize Your Fee Award

May 29, 2019, 2:00 p.m. ET–3:00 p.m. ET
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Negotiating Attorney Fees

Private Members: $50
Legal Aid, Military, and Public Interest Members: $30
Nonmembers: $90  (Nonmembers must be verified to purchase the webinar. Please email training@consumeradvocates.org to start the verification process.)

The practice of law is a business, and an important part of that business is getting paid. Whether you are in private practice or working for legal services, getting paid for your efforts is a vital part of the practice. Often an afterthought, the award of fees is an integral part of consumer litigation. Whether you are new to the practice or a seasoned litigator, then maximizing your fee claims is valuable to you, your practice and your firm or organization.

What You Will Learn

  • How to prepare and organize the fee motion to maximize your claim value
  • How to select and prepare the fee expert to support your claim
  • How to best make use of the fee hearing, including the effective use of case management as your tool

Speaker

Craig Rothburd has practiced law for twenty-four years with a focus on class actions, consumer law, complex business, and commercial and health care law and litigation. He is AVä Martindale-Hubbell rated and was recently awarded the Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year for 2017 by the Florida Bar. Craig devotes a considerable amount of his practice on consumer law and litigation, with a special focus on class action litigation, including mortgage loan servicing, truth in lending, insurance, deceptive practices, and consumer statutory violations. He is presently the chairperson of the Florida Bar’s Consumer Protection Law Committee, a member of the National Associate of Consumer Advocates (serving as its membership committee co-chair), a strong supporter of and advocate for legal services (serving as a volunteer pro bono attorney), and has served on the Board of Directors of Bay Area Legal Services, Inc., as well as serving on its Development Council.  He graduated from the University of Florida for both his Bachelors of Science and with honors from the College of Law.

CLE Credit

Are you interested in receiving CLE credit for this webinar? NACA does not seek CLE approval for each webinar in each individual state.  Individual attorneys can generally apply for, and receive CLE credit, in their respective states. Please note that NACA is now a State Bar of California MCLE Provider and this webinar is considered pre-approved for CLE credits for lawyers practicing in California. NACA will provide, upon request, certificates of attendance to be used in state bar applications and for records required by California attorneys. Email training@consumeradvocates.org to request a certificate of attendance. 

Refund Policy

Please note that there are no refunds for webinars since participants can view the presentation after it has taken place. If your registration was submitted less than two hours prior to the event, it is not guaranteed that you will receive access to participate in the live presentation. However, you will receive access to the recorded webinar in the coming days.

Why You Should Register Even If You Can’t Attend the Live Webinar

For each webinar you register for, regardless of whether you attend live, you will automatically receive an email inviting you to view a recording of the webinar and also containing attachments of the Power Point presentation and any other supplemental materials within two business days of the live webinar. This way, if you have a time conflict, you will be able to listen to the webinar and study the course materials at your convenience. If you have any questions, please email training@consumeradvocates.org.