Maximizing, Prosecuting, Or Defending Your Attorneys' Fees Claims in Texas

        
  
     
Legal Area:        Litigation Trial Appellate Civil Criminal Law Practice Management Skills
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $30.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        12/31/2022
Information:         ONLY $15
  

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This excellent CLE presentation will provide attorneys with the pertinent information they need to know in order to prosecute and defend attorneys' fees claims in Texas, particularly under Chapter 38 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on May 10, 2019.



Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • The Proper Way to Prosecute and Defend Attorneys' Fees Claims

  • Traditional vs. Lodestar Method (and avoiding the trap of inadvertently electing the latter)

  • When To Use Contemporaneous Billing Records (i.e. when you do not wish to commit malpractice)

  • Whether You Need to Segregate Fees

  • How to Controvert the Fee Application

  • Avoiding Mistakes and Best Practices



  • Speaker:  John W. Bridger, who is an attorney with the firm of Wilson Elser.  Among Mr. Bridger's many honors and awards: ABOTA Advocate; The Best Lawyers in America®: Commercial Litigation (2017–2022); Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2012–2021); Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants (2020–2021); Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2021) “Houston’s Top Lawyers,” H Texas Magazine, 2007-2008, 2011–present Texas Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters® service, 2004–2020.  More information may be found on his firm's website.



    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

    This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238).  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.


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