MBA On Demand

Getting Paid

Collecting outstanding legal fees should be a proactive process. Most lawyers are familiar with marketing themselves to secure legal work, but are most times unfamiliar with the dangers unpaid fees that billable hours represent.

The panel will discuss various options of collection, provide practical solutions, and pragmatic examples, as well as hear feedback from attendees of their collection efforts and experiences. Specific topics include:

  • Best ways to prevent collection problems;
  • Strategies to address collection problems, including fee agreement language;
  • Legal fee disputes and using arbitration/mediation;
  • Counterclaim issues;
  • Malpractice issues and BBO matters;
  • Statutes of limitations;
  • Hiring an outside collection firm;
  • Collection letters;
  • Attorney liens on files; and
  • Collection lawsuits against former clients

Thomas J. Barbar, Esq., program chair
Deutsch, Williams, Brooks, DeRensis & Holland PC, Boston

Ronald A. Dardeno, Esq.
Law Office of Frank N. Dardeno, Somerville

Marc A. D'Antonio, Esq.
Legal Fee Arbitration Board, Massachusetts Bar Association

Richard M. Novitch, Esq.
Todd & Weld LLP, Boston

Alisha S. Tomasino, Esq.
Tomasino Legal Group, Wellesley Hills

Sponsoring Sections:

Law Practice Management Section

MBA On Demand System Requirements
Click here to review On Demand system requirements and an On Demand product demonstration. Click here for information on how to access your purchased On Demand programs.

If you have questions regarding On Demand products or how to use the software, contact Senior Programs Manager Marc A. D'Antonio, Esq. at (617) 338-0646 or [email mdantonio].

Click here to view an MBA On Demand Orientation Video.

On Demand On Demand
Presentation Date: January 15, 2013
Runtime: 2:00.00
NOTE: This is an On Demand product.
With registration for this product you can conveniently watch an archived MBA program from the comfort of your home or office, at a time that suits your schedule. When you register, you will receive a permanent link to the program in addition to the program's ePublication. Your My Resources profile will also contain permanent links to both products if you wish you review the program's archived presentation. The archived version of this program will not be available until after the date of the on-site program.

MBA On Demand System Requirements
Click here to review On Demand system requirements and an On Demand product demonstration.
With registration you will receive the following resource package: Permanent links to program's e-publication and On Demand presentation are located in your My Resources profile.
The MBA only offers Certificates of Attendance to individuals who attend education programs in person. Certificates are not available for participation in recorded On Demand and Real-time Webcasts.
MBA Paralegals$0.00
MBA Law Students$0.00
MBA New Admittee$0.00
MBA Member$0.00

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