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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Trusts & Estates and Family Law Crossover Issues

Albert G. Handelman Spaulding McCullough & Tansil LLP

Mr. Handelman’s practice focuses on all aspects of trust and estate law: trust and estate planning and administration, trust and estate litigation, business succession planning, family wealth preservation, and planned charitable giving. He plans and administers estates ranging in size from $500,000 to $400,000,000. In addition to working directly for his clients, Mr. Handelman often works as a consultant to other lawyers, including serving as an expert witness in trials throughout California. He writes and speaks frequently on topics involving trust and estate law, including serving as one of

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A Family Law Practitioner’s Guide to the New Tax Law

Highlights of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act 2017 Learn how the changes impact family law matters DissoMaster How the new tax law changes will affect how you run support calculations in DissoMaster

Leslie Dawson, CPA, CVA, ABV, CFF Dawson CPA Firm

Ms. Dawson is a CPA and owner of Dawson CPA Firm. She has been providing litigation support and tax services since 1991 and has worked in the accounting industry since 1981. Ms. Dawson earned an array of degrees, certifications, and accreditations pertinent to her focus in the accounting profession, including her Masters of Taxation degree

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