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WEBINAR: Show Me the Ethics
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Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas & Missouri.

 Export to Your Calendar 9/18/2019
When: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Where: A live CLE from the comfort of your desk and computer!
United States
Contact: Amanda Kohlman
785-861-8815

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Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas & Missouri.
This webinar is played live, and considered live programming in Kansas.

The Kansas Bar Association is teaming up with Sean Carter of Mesa CLE to bring you a comedic legal seminar that educates as well as entertain!

The KBA is the CLE provider for this webinar. Should you have any questions regarding the webinars please contact the KBA.


 

Show Me the Ethics!
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

While it is important for lawyers to be compensated for their services, it is even more important for lawyers to use ethical billing and collection practices in securing such compensation. Drawing on examples provided by current and past nominees from his annual Ethy Awards for the worst ethical behavior, legal humorist Sean Carter will provide a poignant reminder of how NOT to bill clients and collect fees. And in the process, he will reinforce the relevant legal ethics principles underlying such practices, such as:

  • Avoiding excessive or unreasonable fees
  • The necessity for written fee agreements
  • The proper use of retainers
  • The need to expedite matters
  • Restrictions on advertising "free consultations" and "low cost / no cost" services
  • Properly handling fee disputes and non-payment of fees

Please note there will be no refunds for canceled or missed programs.

The cost of registration for a 1.0 hour webinar:
KBA member: $80
Non-member: $100
Paralegal: $50