“While many of the most common problems with legal fees have been recognized for decades, solutions have been evolving over time. There are also new problems arising as lawyers have been struggling to increase revenue by resisting client demands for accountability and efficiency,”
In the past several years, DA seminars have been delivered to insurance companies, government agencies, and businesses seeking a rational approach to managing their legal fees and expenses. DA also provides seminars on these and other topics for lawyers and law firms.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Devil’s Advocate has been the leading legal fee management and litigation consulting firm, and its founder, John Toothman, has been the leading expert in the field, including the author of the leading papers and books about legal fees and their management.
Some seminars may be open to the public, but most are presented in-house to facilitate focused and more private discussions tailored to the sponsor’s needs and interests. Presentations may be live in-house or by webcast. (Devil’
Typical seminars are either half or full day, but shorter presentations can also fit into a working lunch or breakfast format. DA presents these seminars so potential clients will appreciate its expertise and the value of its services.
The seminars may qualify for continuing legal education credit. To discuss sponsoring a DA seminar for your organization or for more information, visit DA’s website, or call or contact DA by email. (Sponsorship opportunities are limited and subject to DA’s availability and approval.)
Contact Elizabeth McGee at (703) 684-6996 or EMcGee@DevilsAdvocate.com.
The Devil’s Advocate® has been performing legal fee management and litigation consulting services since 1993. Our clients have included many federal, state, and local government agencies, major insurance companies, many law firms, and hundreds of other corporations and individuals. We have reviewed fees and services performed by over one thousand law firms, totaling billions of dollars.
Our founder is John Toothman, Esq., who has testified as an expert over 60 times in tribunals all over the United States. He has also tried over 60 major cases, served as an arbitrator, and spoken at scores of conferences and seminars. With more than 30 years of experience, John graduated from Harvard Law School, was a trial attorney at the US Department of Justice, and has been a partner in Washington, DC, area law firms. John is the author of Trial Practice Checklists 2d (with Douglas Danner) and Legal Fees: Law & Management (with Professor William Ross). His latest publications include the Civilian’s Guide to Lawyers™ e-book series, available through Barnes & Noble’s Nook and Amazon’s Kindle.
John’s free blog on the client’s perspective on the legal system is at http://blog.CiviliansGuidetoLawyers.com
Visit our website: http://www.DevilsAdvocate.com
At our website, you can request a free copy of our paper on legal fee law: To Get Paid, Get Reasonable.