Litigation funding is becoming more common these days. Most legal consumers cannot afford the attorney's standard rate or the costs of preparing a lawsuit for trial. When a third party agrees to pay a client's legal fees or costs, tensions can arise between the lawyer's duty to the client and the third-party payer's expectations. Join this webinar to address some of the ethical questions that can arise in non-insurance, third-party payer situations. Provide practical guidance to the attorney confronted with such a situation and to suggest how the attorney can comply with his or her ethical responsibilities.  

 

Objectives

 

  • Describe the history of litigation funding
  • Identify the rules of professional conduct that may be implicated including 1.8(f), 1.7, 5.4(c)
  • Determine the ethical concerns an attorney must evaluate when advising a client about a litigation funding transaction  

 

Join Litigation Funding: Ethical Responsibilities with subject expert Chris Little, JD, for this one-hour webinar on April 19, 2016, 2:00 p.m. CST (1 p.m. MST, 12 p.m. PST, 3 p.m. EST). 

 

Bring together as many individuals as you wish in your office or chapter meeting space to this webinar.

 

  • Invite your colleagues
  • Invite your staff 
  • Invite your ALA friends 
     

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

 

Pacific 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Mountain 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.; Central 2:00 - 3:00p.m.; Eastern 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

CLM Credits: (Note that only the CLM credit available for this webinar is stated below. If a credit is not stated, it is not available for this program.)

 

CLM Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Legal Industry/Business Management (LI) 

 

CLM App Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Legal Industry/Business Management (LI) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application

California MCLE: The Association of Legal Administrators certifies that this webinar has been approved by the State Bar of California for 1 hour of MCLE credit.

MCLE/Other States: Credit may be available in other states but cannot be guaranteed. In all states, accreditation is dependent on individual state guidelines and filing regulations.

 

Chris Little, JD, is a 25 year lawyer with Montgomery Little & Soran, P.C. celebrating its 50th year of practice. Little routinely lectures and publishes in the area of lawyer-s professional liability. Among numerous bar duties, he has served on the ABA LPL committee, the Colorado Bar Association's LPL committee and the DRI professional liability committee. He is a former president of the Colorado Defense Lawyer's Association, the Denver Bar Association and has served as a member in the ABA House of Delegates.

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April 19, 2016 3:00 PM Eastern
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1 hour
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$109.00
Non-Member Price:
$129.00
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