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Sign Right Here! - A Survey of Provisions for Your Attorney Client Agreements from Must-Haves to Optional Clauses


Average Rating:
   1197
Available Credit:
Attorney Conduct |  Ethics |  General |  Professional Conduct |  Technology
Faculty:
Claude Ducloux
Duration:
1 Hour 05 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Type:
On Demand
License:
Access for 365 day(s) after purchase.


Description

This practical and extensive survey course of attorney fee agreements discusses the important elements of law and ethical duties to keep in mind; the most important recent caselaw and then the structure and options of such agreements including:

  • Defining the Purpose of Attorney-Client Agreements
  • Understanding Retainers vs. Prepaid Fees
  • New requirements for Privacy and Technology
  • Numerous optional clauses for specialty practices and clients
  • Freelance and Limited Service Agreements

Credits


State Bar of Alaska (MCLE reciprocity may be available)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Alaska, including 1.0 hour General credit, which may include up to .50 hour Ethics.


State Bar of Arizona Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours General credit, which includes .50 hours Ethics. 


State Bar of California Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. 


State Bar of Colorado Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hour of CLE credit, of which .60 hour is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Connecticut Credit Statement

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Connecticut, including 1.0 hour General credit, which may  include up to .50 hour Ethics.


The Florida Bar Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hour is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion


State Bar of Georgia Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Hawaii Credit Statement (Under Approved Jurisdiction Policy)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Hawaii, including 1.0 hour General credit, which may include up to .50 hour Ethics, according to the Approved Jurisdiction Policy of Hawaii.


Illinois Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Indiana Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Maryland State Bar

Certificate to show completion only.  MCLE is not required in Maryland.


State Bar of Mississippi Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Ethics credit.


State Bar of Montana Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Nebraska Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


New Hampshire Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of New Hampshire, including 1.0 hours General credit.


State Bar of New York (under Approved Jurisdiction Policy)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.2 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of New York, of which 1.2 hours is General credit, which includes .60 hours Ethics, according to the Approved Jurisdiction Policy of New York​.


Nonspecific Certificate of Attendance

Certificate of Completion only: 1.0 hours training completed. Sponsor has not sought accreditation.


State Bar of North Carolina Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of North Dakota Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which .50 hours is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Oregon Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Rhode Island Credit Statement (Sponsor has not sought accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.2 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Rhode Island, including 1.2 hours General credit.


State Bar of South Carolina Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Tennessee Credit Statement There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Dual credit.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.
State Bar of Texas Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Virginia Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


Wyoming Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is for General credit, which includes 1.0 for Ethics.



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Claude Ducloux's Profile

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Director of Education

Lawpay


Attorney at Law, Board Certified in Civil Trial and Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization; LawPay’s Director of Education, Ethics, and State Compliance.

Claude E. Ducloux is an attorney licensed in Texas, Colorado, and California who speaks nationally on legal ethics, law office management, and trial-related topics. In 2011, he won the highest statewide award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime contribution to CLE and has been invited to speak in more than 500 programs since January 1, 2016. Claude has served as course director and creator of numerous CLE institutes and advanced courses. 

Mr. Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation.  He is a board-certified civil trial and appellate attorney in Texas.