Presentation Materials – Minnesota CLE: “Litigating Attorney Fee Claims”

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February 1, 2013

Minnesota CLE

Litigating Attorney Fee Claims – A New World After United Prairie v. Haugen
Friday, Feb. 1, 2013
1 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Minnesota CLE Conference Center

In March 2012, the Minnesota Supreme Court significantly changed the landscape for parties litigating attorney fee claims. The case: United Prairie Bank-Mountain Lake v. Haugen Nutrition & Equipment, LLC. In this CLE, shareholder and former Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Eric Magnuson provides the background information necessary to understand Haugen: the sources of attorney fee claims; the traditional evidence that parties offer; and the traditional methodology used by Minnesota courts considering attorney fee claims.

Speakers and panelists:
Eric J. Magnuson, Briggs and Morgan, P.A.
Sam Hanson, Briggs and Morgan, P.A.
Professor Peter B. Knapp, William Mitchell College of Law
Honorable Jerome B. Abrams, Minnesota State District Court; First Judicial District
Edward F. Fox, Bassford Remele, P.A.
David F. Herr, Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP

Presentation - Setting the Stage: Key Foundational Concepts About Attorney Fee Claims in Minnesota  Eric J. Magnuson
Presentation - Court or Jury…Now Who Decides Your Attorney Fee Claim? The Law of Attorney Fee Claims After Haugen  Professor Peter B. Knapp
Presentation - Expert Opinions – Do You Need Them and What Should They Cover?  Sam Hanson
Panel – How A Fee Claim Is Actually Tried and Why

Honorable Jerome B. Abrams
Edward F. Fox
David F. Herr

Eric J. Magnuson, Moderator