Law Firm Collections 101: Get Paid Faster, Avoid Legal Action (When Possible) and Comply with Ethics Rules

recording Law Firm Collections 101: Get Paid Faster, Avoid Legal Action (When Possible) and Comply with Ethics Rules

You Will Learn:

  • Practical billing and collection steps firms can take to avoid legal liability
  • How to improve collection times
  • Motivational methods that will improve lawyer’s commitment to collect fees
  • How current billing and collection processes might be sabotaging your firm’s results
  • Steps to defuse a billing conflict and keep the client
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You can sue to get paid – but you shouldn't have to.

Billing and fee collection has always been a complicated area for the legal profession.  In fact, law firms have a particularly tricky time when it comes to collections, as you must balance the firm’s financial interests, follow ethics rules, and retain the client’s loyalty.

In this information-packed webinar, you will learn how to better manage billing and collection; minimize client disputes over fee collection; and avoid ethical missteps.

Learning Objectives

  • Practical billing and collection steps firms can take to avoid legal liability
  • How to improve collection times
  • Motivational methods that will improve lawyer’s commitment to collect fees
  • How current billing and collection processes might be sabotaging your firm’s results
  • Steps to defuse a billing conflict and keep the client
  • How to better manage client expectations to avoid fee disputes
  • Practical strategies you can implement today to improve your firm’s billing and collection practices
  • Ethical dilemmas inherent in law firm billing and collection, and how to avoid them
  • Why you need a written billing policy and what it should include
  • Recommended frequency of billing follow up, internal meetings, and firm reports

Product ID: 10893

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Faculty

Joel A. Rose
Joel A. Rose
Certified Management Consultant and President, Joel A. Rose & Associates, Inc.

Joel A. Rose is a Certified Management Consultant and President of Joel A. Rose & Associates, Inc., management consultants to the legal profession. The firm, national in scope, is headquartered in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Mr. Rose received a B.S. from New York University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. He has extensive experience consulting with private law firms, corporate law departments and government agencies.

William S. Skinner
William S. Skinner
Flaster Greenberg

William S. Skinner concentrates his practice in business and financial matters. He represents clients in the acquisition and sale of businesses, complex debt and equity financing transactions, and securities offerings. His clients include developers of affordable housing, adult residential communities, and other residential and commercial real estate as well as investors, trade organizations, and commercial enterprises in other industries.

In the alternative energy field, Mr. Skinner has represented developers, owners, municipalities and manufacturers in procurement, financing and energy sales in alternative energy projects and technologies.

He has spoken on “Federal and State Securities Issues in Private Offerings,” as well as “Legal Aspects of New Jersey Limited Liability Companies,” presented to the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also speaks on topics of attorney professional responsibility.

Continuing Education Units

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    C4CM provides audio conference attendees with CLE credit processing services. To expedite C4CM processing your CLE request, please complete and submit the evaluation form available from C4CM at the conclusion of the audio conference. It will be necessary to enter the following information: name of each attorney requesting CLEs with full contact information, including e-mail address, bar number, and the state in which the attorney wants credits. Each attorney requesting credits must submit an evaluation.

    Please be advised C4CM audio conferences are subject to approval from each CLE issuing organization and approval is not guaranteed (state bar associations in Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Ohio, and Pennsylvania do not grant CLE credits for audio conferences). The approval process takes approximately 6 – 8 weeks for most organizations but can take as long as 3 – 4 months. You will be notified via e-mail with the final status of your CLE application.

    Any person applying for CLE credits must attend the audio conference from start to finish (attendance will be taken for compliance reasons). Requests for CLE credits must be received no later than two weeks following the conclusion of the audio conference or live conference. CLE credits are not available for CD recordings.

    If you have any questions regarding CLE credits, contact Jill Adler at 631.368.2082 x 21 or jill.adler@meeting-matters.com.

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