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Fees, Costs & Billing - Getting Paid Ethically

Program Description:
In this e-Learning Program you will learn about he types of fees and retainers in Illinois; the ethics rules that apply to fee and cost arrangements; the ethics rules and best practices with respect to written fee agreements; and best practices with respect to time and billing procedures.

Program Objectives:
  • Learn the ethics rules and best practices to consider when establishing and collecting legal fees and costs.
  • Apply the ethics rules and best practices to several different scenarios.
  • Reflect on whether your fee and cost arrangements and time and billing practices comply with your ethical obligations.
Important MCLE Notice:
If you have previously viewed this program and received a Certificate of Completion, you may only claim MCLE credit once for this Program within a 12-month period. The ARDC reports individual attorney attendance to the MCLE Board by the 5th of the month subsequent to the date of completion of the MCLE program (for example, September events will be reported by October 5).

Estimated Time:  45 Minutes

MCLE Credit:
Total General:  0.75

Total Professional Responsibility:  0.75