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Construction Law Webinar
August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm$30.00 – $95.00
Construction Law Webinar – “The Devil’s in the Details: Proving Attorneys’ Fees under Venture”
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 ♦ 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Central
Download the registration flyer or register securely online below.
About the Webinar: The Texas Supreme Court recently clarified the requirements for proving attorneys’ fees, and trial courts have taken notice. In Venture v. UTSW DVA Healthcare, LLP, the Court held that Texas courts must apply the lodestar method in determining that fees are reasonable and necessary. Attorneys may no longer rely on traditional opinion testimony that the Arthur Anderson factors are satisfied to support a fee award. This webinar will review the current legal landscape on recovering attorneys’ fees and explain what practitioners must do to ensure they can prove up their fees, including recommendations on billing practices, amendments to fee affidavits, and other considerations such as structuring fee agreements. (Eligible for 1.0 hour MCLE credit.)
Presented by: Amy M. Emerson, Allensworth & Porter, LLP, Austin, Texas
Co-Sponsored by the Construction Law Foundation of Texas and The Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
How the Webinar Works – Our webinar portal uses your computer as a device to receive the seminar live in your office, home or any other location you choose. Registrants will receive an email the week of the seminar providing instructions for the webinar, including the special log-in link, room name and a personal passcode (PIN#). When you login, enter the room name and your passcode and you will be patched into the webinar.
Q&A – During the program, the audio will be streaming on your computer in “listen only” mode and you will be able to view the speaker’s slides (as applicable). You will have the opportunity to ask questions live using the chat functions either during or at the conclusion of the seminar.
Course Materials – A PDF or link to the course materials will be sent to primary and additional listeners via email the week of the seminar if additional written materials are provided. Presentation slide copies are provided during/after the webinar.
MCLE – Earn up to 1.0 hour MCLE credit (0 ethics) in the State of Texas. Registrants will be sent instructions for filing their attendance credit the week of the webinar.
Registration Fees – The registration fee is $95 per site connection. (Construction Law Section members receive a discounted $75 rate.) A site connection allows one person to log-in to the program and claim CLE credit. If you choose to have additional viewers from your firm/company participate in the same room then a registration fee of $35 is charged for each additional viewer. Only registered participants/viewers may claim CLE credit.
Cancellations and Refunds: Refunds, less a $25 processing fee, will be given to registrants who cancel by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding the webinar. No refunds will be granted thereafter. Course materials (if provided) and the webinar recording download/access link or video files will automatically be sent to prepaid registrants who were not able to attend.
ONLINE REGISTRATION DETAILS
Online registration closes at 12:00 Noon Central, August 27th.
*PLEASE NOTE: Registrations must include the names, emails and full contact information for each participant. If your submission is for more than one person, includes additional viewers, (or is intended for someone other than the person paying) please enter this information (including bar card # if applicable) for each attendee in the “Additional Information/Order Notes” field during checkout or send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org immediately after your online submission.