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2016 Proposals For Settlement Webinar

Offers of Judgment: Proposals for Settlement

FJA Members Only

Webinar Designed By Steve Watrel, FJA CLE Committee Chair, Jacksonville

This webinar will give you a fresh perspective for maximizing your clients’ recovery using proposals for settlement while avoiding the pitfalls for offers of judgments coming your way.

Program Agenda:

Rule 1.442 and F.S. Section 768.79/“Zen and the Art of 1.442" 
 - Interplay and Conflicts between the Rule and Statute
 - Cases construing the Rule and Statute
Speaker: Dale Swope, Tampa

Drafting an Airtight Proposal for Settlement 
 - How to draft a PFS using rule and statute
 - PFS by one Plaintiff to one Defendant; by two Plaintiffs; by one Plaintiff to two Defendants where one is active tortfeasor and other is vicariously liable, etc.
Speaker: Rebecca Creed, Jacksonville

LegalFeeGuard and Ethics 
 - How does it work and what does it cost?
 - Is it now the standard of care for an attorney to offer LegalFeeGuard to clients where a PFS has been served ?
Speaker: Rick Kolodinsky, Daytona Beach

Motions to Extend the Date to Respond to a PFS by a Defendant 
 - Case law construing Motions for Extension of Time
 - Should you consider agreeing to an extension of time ?
Speaker: Rebecca Creed, Jacksonville

Enforcement of a Successful Proposal for Settlement 
 - What is a successful Proposal for Settlement for the Plaintiff?; for the Defendant?
 - How does a successful Plaintiff move for attorney’s fees pursuant to the Proposal for Settlement ?
Speaker: Celene Humphries, Tampa

Q & A Session

  Format: Live Webinar or MP4 (No Other Recording Formats Available)

Anticipated Credit Hours: 3.5 General; .5 Ethics; 3.5 Civil Trial

Materials: Materials are typically emailed a few days before the webinar.

Members: $199
Young Lawyers Section Members (35 and under or less than 10 years in practice): $129
Young Lawyers Section EAGLE Members: use code YLEAGLEPFS when checking out
Paralegals: $99

CLE Department | 850-521-1097

10/14/2016 8:30 AM - 10/14/2016 11:45 AM
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