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Instructor Carole J. Buckner, J.D. | State Bar of California Approved MCLE Provider

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Ethical Billing of Attorneys’ Fees and Expenses (course #410)

Instructor: Carole J. Buckner, J.D., MCLE Credit Hours: 1.0 Participatory; 1.0 Legal Ethics. Description: This course will cover HOURLY Fee Agreements B&P Code 6148; Contingent fee agreements B&P Code 6147; CAL. RPC 3-410; Cal. RPC 4-200 & Unconscionability; Cal. RPC 4-100 advance fees & costs Arbitration advisory 2016-02; Avoid block billing; High minimum increments; Billing for paralegals; and more.

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Recent Developments in Legal Ethics and Technology (course #109)

Instructor: Carole J. Buckner, J.D.. MCLE Credit Hours: 1.0 Participatory; 1.0 Legal Ethics. Description: This course will highlight many of the legal ethics implications of the use of social media by lawyers, judges, clients, and jurors, examining the various ethics opinions addressing issues in connection with blogs, LinkedIn, Facebook, and cloud computing. We will explore the ethical duties of competence, confidentiality and honesty in the use of technology.

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