Getting Paid: Effective Billing and Fee Collection Strategies 

Jun. 16, 2016
Online

 CBA SOLUTIONS SERIES


Getting Paid: Effective Billing and Fee Collection Strategies

Timely fee collection is key to a law firm’s financial performance, but many firms have not implemented effective billing practices. Do you need tips on how to manage collection issues before they become major problems for you and your firm? 

This session will walk you through key strategies for getting paid throughout the lawyer-client relationship and the legal remedies that are at your disposal in the event of non-payment.  

Topics include: 

  • Ethical considerations relating to fees, billing, and collections 
  • Effective billing practices – retainer agreements, managing expectations, and creating bills that clients want to pay 
  • How to talk to your clients about fees 
  • Creating effective systems and procedures for collecting outstanding accounts 
  • Overlooked remedies that may assist you in obtaining payment without litigation 
  • The nuts and bolts of obtaining and enforcing judgment for your proper charges

 

Presenters:

Bjorn Christianson, Managing Partner, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP, Portage la Prairie

Greg T. Palm
, Partner, Hamilton Duncan Armstrong + Stewart Law Corporation, Surrey

 

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    FORMAT
    Recording

    COST

    CBA members: $125 
    Non-members: $250 
    Plus applicable taxes 

    MEMBER GROUP RATE
    $1,500 
    Plus applicable taxes

 

CONTACT INFO

pd@cba.org 
613-237-2925; 1-800-267-8860 

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