Live program date January 18, 2017
Accredited through January 17, 2020
MCLE credits: 1.0 ethics
OSB Program No. 6724*4
Includes program materials, live polling questions, MCLE Form 6 for self-reporting of MCLE credits, and audio/video files of the CLE.
Laying the Ethical Foundation - Scope of engagement, timing of services, fees, and billing.
Key Content - Using client cooperation clauses, identifying file ownership, protecting privileged email communications, and using collection agencies.
Ethical Limitations - Division of fees, charging interest, attorney fee awards, fixed fees, contingent fees, court approved fees, crowdfunding litigation, structured settlements, passing on credit card surcharges, modifying fee agreements, creating hybrid or alternative fee agreements, resolving disputes when fee terms are vague.
Beverly Michaelis - Oregon Law Practice Management