Class Action 101 eCourse

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Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 01/12/2024 at 1:00 PM (EST)

Recorded On: 01/15/2020

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    • Nonmember - $999
    • Private Attorney Member - $699
    • Legal Aid Member - $499

As a consumer lawyer, you are always fighting to level the playing field for your clients. Class action litigation is one of the most powerful legal remedies available and a powerful tool for you as an attorney. Class actions can allow individuals who might otherwise be overlooked and underserved to be compensated for the fraud that hurt them. For you as an attorney, litigating a class action claim involves a whole new skillset and many new opportunities to expand your practice. The Class Action 101 eCourse is a three-month online course that will connect you with the community, knowledge, and resources to become a class action attorney. Attendees are eligible to receive ten CLE credits.

The eCourse includes:
•    live instruction with top class action attorneys from across the country

•    online office hours
•    written materials
•    webinars and video content
•    small group mentoring
•    live meet-up at the 2024 Class Action Workshop in Atlanta (and discounted registration for the workshop)

What You Will Learn
•    How to vet a clients and case for class action potential:
•    How to strategize around potential challenges, such as standing and unique defenses for a client, and develop a plan to address them
•    How to settle a class case
•    How to address ethical challenges that arise during class litigation
•    How discovery in class cases differs from individual cases

Course Agenda

Week of January 8, 2024: Issue Spotting: Finding Individual Cases that would Make Excellent Classes
Week of January 22, 2024: Working with Class Action Clients and Reps
Week of January 29, 2024: Ethics and Class Actions
Week of February 5, 2024: Overcoming Arbitration Hurdles
Week of February 12, 2024: Venue and Threshold Challenges
Week of February 19, 2024: Standing and Class Cases
Week of February 26, 2024: Unique Defenses for a Client and Class Definition
Week of March 4, 2024: Class Damages and Discovery
Week of March 11, 2024: Settlement Negotiations and Agreements
Week of March 18, 2024 Class Administrators
Weeks of March 25, 2024 and April 1, 2024: Getting Settlement Approved

This content will not be available until 12/21/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)