Attorney Fees in California: Fee entitlement issues, structuring and opposing fee petitions, and ethical issues in fee proceedings

William M. (Mike) Hensley
William M. (Mike) Hensley | AlvaradoSmith P.C.

Mike Hensley has been practicing real estate law, both litigation and transactional, for almost 42 years and is "of counsel" at AlvaradoSmith PC in Santa Ana, California.

Live Video-Broadcast: December 16, 2021

Attorney Fees in California: Fee entitlement issues, structuring and opposing fee petitions, and ethical issues in fee proceedings
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Program Summary

Attorneys will learn about the most frequently litigated fee entitlement issues in California and will learn how to structure a fee petition and how to oppose a fee petition-both do's and don’ts. You can expect to learn about ethical issues which occur in fee proceedings and how to avoid mistakes in retention agreements.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Most frequently litigated fee entitlement issues in California
  • How to structure a fee petition and how to oppose a fee petition-both do's and don'ts
  • Ethical issues which occur in fee proceedings and how to avoid mistakes in retention agreements

Date / Time: December 16, 2021

  • 11:00 am – 1:10 pm Eastern
  • 10:00 am – 12:10 pm Central
  • 9:00 am – 11:10 am Mountain
  • 8:00 am – 10:10 am Pacific

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Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program "live" in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for "live" CLE credit.

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Closed-captioning available

Speakers

William M. (Mike) Hensley_AlvaradoSmith P.C._myLawCLEWilliam M. (Mike) Hensley | AlvaradoSmith P.C.

Mike Hensley has been practicing real estate law, both litigation and transactional, for almost 42 years and is “of counsel” at AlvaradoSmith PC in Santa Ana, California. He has taken the lead or assisted in the closing of multiple commercial real estate deals throughout the United States, with a special emphasis on 1031 exchanges involving commercial or apartment closings. He also has litigated real estate issues extensively, mainly in California state superior and appellate courts, garnering over 20 published decision during his career.

Agenda

I. Most frequently litigated fee entitlement issues in California | 11:00am – 11:30am
II. How to structure a fee petition and how to oppose a fee petition-both do’s and don’ts | 11:30am – 12:00pm

III. Break | 12:00pm – 12:10pm

IV. Ethical issues which occur in fee proceedings and how to avoid mistakes in retention agreements | 12:10pm – 1:10pm