Oct 24, 2013 08:00am - Oct 24, 2013 09:30am
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Event Type: Solo/Small Firm Section
Solo Small Firm Breakfast CLE: Tips for collecting your fees and how to avoid ethical pitfalls doing so & Discussion about Common Billing Practices for Solo/Small Firms
Arrive at 8:00 a.m. for a half hour discussion about solo practice, and stay for the main one hour CLE. Same price for one (1) or one and a half (1.5) hours CLE credit!
Discussion about Common Billing Practices for Solo/Small Firms
Solo Small Firm Section Co-Chairs Sheila Kelly and Heather Gilbert will facilitate a discussion about what billing practices work well for solo and small firm practitioners.
Contribute to the discussion with one thing you have found with your own billing practices.
Presenters: Sheila J. Kelly, Sheila J. Kelly Law Firm, LLC; Heather Gilbert, Gilbert Law PLLC
Time: 8:00 to 8:30 a.m.
TIPS FOR COLLECTING YOUR FEES AND HOW TO AVOID ETHICAL PITFALLS DOING SOPanelists: Susan Dickel Minsberg, Susan Minsberg Law Office; George E. Warner, Jr., Warner Law, LLC, Creditors' Rights Specialist (American Board of Certification); Angie Hoppe, Claims Attorney, Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company
Collecting fees starts with whom you decide to accept as clients. The process continues with the fee agreement, your communication with the client and your billing process. However, the collection of fees can lead to less than desired consequences, including violations of the Rules of Professional Responsibility.
Time: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
CLE Presentations: 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Registration: 7:45 to 8:00 a.m.
Location: Louisiana Café, 613 Selby Avenue, St. Paul
Credit: .5 hour Standard Credit; 1 hour Ethics Credit approved; Code #183435
Cost (includes breakfast): $20 RCBA members; $30 non-members