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Collecting fees is an important aspect of every law practice. In this 1-hour, September 25, 2020 program, Patrick M. Connors, Esquire covers the applicable legal ethics rules and gives valuable advice of how to draft enforceable fee agreements within those rules.Mr. Connors is the Albert and Angela Farone Distinguished Professor In New York Civil Practice at Albany Law School, where he teaches, inter alia, Legal Ethics. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Professional Ethics and a highly-respected speaker, author, frequent expert witness, and consultant on attorney ethics.
Major topics include:
ABA Model Rule 1.5: Fees
- fixed and contingent fees
- fee disputes
- scope of representation
Fees and division of fees
Written letters of engagement
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