Professional Development Series
The Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers. The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options. Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country. If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at email@example.com.
Charging and Getting Your Fee
Have you ever wondered about pricing your services and actually collecting what you charge? Join an experienced solo practitioner and hear her tips on providing exceptional customer service while keeping the lights on.
Faculty: Mary L.C. Daniel, The Daniel Group, Winchester, Virginia
2:00 - Who deals with billing?
4:10 - Charging Your Fee
4:56 - Reasonable Fees
7:07 - Contingency Fee Reasonable?
8:29 - Get a Written Fee Agreement
10:24 - Describing What You Are Doing
13:00 - Trusting Your Gut
15:27 - Getting Paid
18:25 - Pro Bono Management
19:15 - Billing Management
20:00 - Fee Dispute Service
21:45 - Fiduciary Compensation
22:45 - Termination of Representation
24:15 - Disengagement Letters
Enjoy past broadcasts of the Professional Development Series by topic area. If you have trouble accessing a past broadcast or have any questions about the series, contact Chris Fortier at firstname.lastname@example.org
Business of Law
Physical and Mental Health
Programming comes from the VSB Young Lawyers Conference, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and other sources with their permission.