The practical skills required for running and growing your practice are covered in titles California Basic Practice Handbook, California Client Communications Manual, and Fee Agreement Forms Manual, among other valuable resources. These publications are also available in OnLAW, which gives you the added advantages of the web: speed, search capabilities, portability, and links to cited cases and codes. We have many CLE webinars and On Demand programs that address Law Practice Skills as well.
This program is designed to highlight specific ethical concerns when drafting fee agreements and to show that a well-crafted fee agreement is the best way for lawyers to protect their interests and ensure fair compensation.
1 Hour MCLE credit, including 1 hour in Legal Ethics
What are the absolute essential items and resources you need to be ready to start your own practice and take your first client? What if you need to get up and running with very little money or resources? What are the advantages to starting an incubator, taking contract work, or teaming up with another attorney? This program will help you create a road map to start up your practice professionally and ethically regardless of your budget or experience level.
1 Hour MCLE credit
This program will teach you how to ethically collect your fees from clients by determining how to charge for your services, creating effective and binding fee agreements, managing your trust account to ensure you pay yourself at the proper time, and accepting payments in methods convenient for your clients.
1 Hour MCLE credit, including .5 hours in Legal Ethics.
In this program you will learn about the ethical pitfalls solos and small firms can fall into, how to avoid them, why malpractice insurance is important, and what to do if you can't afford it. This program will also discuss what proactive measures you can take to ensure that you do not find yourself facing a malpractice claim when starting a new practice.
1.25 Hours MCLE Credit, including 1 Hour in Legal Ethics.
You don't have to make a choice between providing excellent legal service and having more of what you want in your life: growing your practice, family time, and time for yourself. You can have more success in your life with less stress. Dina Cataldo, a criminal prosecutor for 13 years, and host of the Be a Better Lawyer Podcast, helps driven lawyers get out of the grind, create clarity about thier goals, and boost productivity so they can meet their goals with more ease.
1 Hour MCLE Credit
This annual review by CEB focuses on the top legal ethics case law developments of 2019. Join Ethics expert Mark Tuft for his take in key developments in Ethics.
1.75 Hours MCLE Credit, including 1.75 hours in Legal Ethics
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