|Release Date: 12/02/2022
Recording Available 7-14 Days After Event Date
|Video Roundtable||60 min.||No|
For too long, immigration law firms have been offering their clients zero-down, zero-interest loans disguised as payment plans. Enter Buy now, pay later: a short-term financing option that allows a consumer to make purchases and pay for them in the future. Given this option's popularity and widespread availability, lawyers and firms have wondered if they too could allow clients to engage them to pay for legal services at a future date.
Wonder no more. Get your questions answered during this upcoming roundtable. Discussion leaders will:
- Cover the Ethical Rules Related to Third-Party Credit Options
- Identify Potential Conflicts of Interest and How to Avoid Them
- Provide a Sample Addendum to Your Fee Agreement that Complies with an ABA Formal Opinion on Third-Party Lenders
This roundtable is hosted by the Practice & Professionalism Center and AILA's Ethics Committee.
This roundtable is available only to AILA members and not CLE eligible. AILA University Video Roundtables are free learning opportunities for AILA members provided via a weekly schedule of live video programming for members to come together from across the country and world to discuss hot topics and network with colleagues in the field. Video Roundtables are part of AILA University programming and each session is hosted by faculty selected for their expertise.
Alan B. Goldfarb, Ethics Committee, Minneapolis, MN
Dan Lear, Co-Founder & Head of Marketing and Partnerships, Gravity Legal, Seattle, WA