Like a magician revealing his secrets, Alex Barthet explains how lawyers and law firms engage with clients and how clients can gain the upper hand. This presentation discusses strategies managers and business owners can implement to better manage outside legal counsel. Topics include questions to ask when interviewing attorneys, attorney compensation, specific ways to reduce legal fees and costs, overcoming disputes, and transferring a file from one lawyer to another. This session will enable attendees to:
Find and interview an attorney.
Compare the various methods of compensation for lawyers available to them.
Implement methods to lower legal fees and costs.
Transition a matter from one attorney to another if needed.