How to Avoid Landmines in Buy-Sell Agreements: A Business Valuation Expert’s Perspective

Essential for attorneys that work with buy-sell agreements (BSA’s), this workshop identifies common problems with valuation provisions and recommends practical solutions that attorneys can use to prepare precise and unambiguous agreements that, when triggered, will function as intended and be fair to all concerned, affordable and trouble-free.

Participants Will Learn: ~ Valuation concepts, standards, terminology, and discounts ~ Attorneys’ use of various BSA provisions (from a study of 20 agreements selected at random) ~ Pros and cons of the 3 primary approaches to pricing shares for buy-sell ~ Common BSA problems, illustrated through 9 case studies ~ Recommended solutions

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Stress, Anxiety, and Depression in the Legal Profession

~ Recognizing Depression in Your Colleagues and Yourself ~ Signs and Symptoms You May Not be Aware Of ~ Why Lawyers? ~ Consequences and What to Do

Questions and topics you’d like covered may be emailed to Dr. Pierce at drpierce@barrygpiercemd.net

Barry G. Pierce, M.D.

Dr. Pierce is a psychiatrist in private practice in Santa Rosa, California. He blends 25 years of psychotherapy training and experience into an eclectic style of therapy for people who are anxious or depressed, or who want to grow in their personal and professional lives. He has trained and supervised therapists who have

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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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