Protecting and Collecting Your Fees

An Attorney’s Guide to Fee Arbitration, Collecting Attorney Fees and Ethical Issues

This is a must-attend, essential course for succeeding in business by any and all practitioners.

This Program Will Cover the Following:

1. Fee Issues arising during representation – Avoiding the problem at the outset (problem clients and the warning signs); Assessing your ability to service your client’s case efficiently and cost-effectively; Fee arrangements (when and how to discuss); Fee agreements (do you need one?); Arbitration clauses (are they important?); Billing practices; Keeping the client informed as the matter progresses; Motions for attorney’s fees before and after

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How to Counsel Your Client on Avoiding Embezzlement

Caroline Fowler Deputy District Attorney Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office

William Arnone Partner Merrill, Arnone & Jones

Amy Ariyoshi Deputy District Attorney Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office

Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Time: Check-In: 11:45 am; Presentation: 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Presenter(s): Caroline Fowler, Deputy District Attorney, Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office William Arnone, Partner, Merrill, Arnone & Jones Amy Ariyoshi, Deputy District Attorney, Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory Credit in General Law

Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.

Parking for this seminar is ONLY available

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Representing an Undocumented Person

The Needs and Rights of an Undocumented Person in Immigration and Criminal Courts

Angela Emerick Emerick Law Office

For Ms. Emerick immigration law is not just a job; it is her passion, a passion sparked during her time working in restaurants while putting herself through college. During these periods she befriended many undocumented workers who were in this country trying to better their lives. She formed friendships and bonds. She was welcomed into their homes and heard their stories. These stories touched her and gave her focus as she set about collecting her fifth college degree,

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