Events on new CBA Rules of Professional Conduct and Training for Mandatory Fee Arbitrators

Interested attorneys will have two opportunities on September 13, 2018, to learn the latest in legal ethics, as I will give presentations at two different events: At 1 pm PDT I will speak at the Conference of California Bar Associations in San Diego on the New Rules of Professional Conduct: What You Need to Know. …

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Attorney Fees & Ethics: It Pays to Be Reasonable

I served as a panelist for this two-hour presentation, along with Susan D. Carle, a Professor at American University College of Law, and Anne Ray, a Partner at Jenner & Block LLP in Chicago.  The program covers many aspects of attorneys fees, and common issues that practitioners face.  The on-demand presentation, sponsored by the National …

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Ethics Update 2017

I will be speaking to the Orange County Bar Association presenting the latest Ethics Update 2017 on September 28, with my co-panelists Rob Sall, Kevin Mohr, and Bob Kehr.  The program will cover the latest cases and ethics opinion summaries on legal fees, billing, attorney client privilege, conflicts of interest and the duty of confidentiality, …

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Fee Arbitration Training

As a member of the California State Bar’s Committee on Mandatory Fee Arbitration, I will be speaking to the Long Beach Bar Association this week along with a panel of members of the Committee.  We will be conducting training for fee arbitrators, with co-panelists Doug Hull, Director of the State Bar’s Mandatory Fee Arbitration program, …

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