Drafting Demand Letters for Clients

You get that lovely client call at 3:45 on a Friday afternoon. One of your newer business clients wants a demand letter drafted – because a newly departed employee took her company cell phone. Good idea?

To Draft – Or Not To Draft That Friday Demand Letter?

Yes, many clients just want you to reach into your files and fire off that demand letter before it’s happy hour on Friday. But is that the best approach for this client?

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Like Ted Lasso said, “be curious” and know the right questions to ask your client before initiating that first blow of litigation.  Presented by Shannon Bell, this extremely thoughtful & poignant CLE will provide real-world points on when & how to carefully craft demand letters to advance client goals. Main topics: the client call, the info you need to gather, what goes into the letter, the Decision Tree and ethical considerations. To access this course please click here: To Draft… or Not to Draft: Effective Demand Letters.

Demand Letter CLE Topics:

* Choice of law

* Notice provisions

* Cure periods

* Trade secrets cases

* Departing employees

* Cease & desist

* Breach of contract

* Managing client expectations

* Demand letters & unwanted publicity

* Slowing things down

* The nuclear option

* Legal obligations

* Required by law

* Conventional obligation (contract)

* Tone

* Kinds of demands

* Avoiding coercion & threats

* Substance & style

Shannon M. Bell, Esq. – Litigator & Trial Attorney

Shannon Bell has years of trial experience in state and federal courts and litigates a wide variety of complex business disputes, construction disputes, fiduciary claims, employment issues, and landlord/tenant issues, with a specialization in construction.

This CLE course is offered in the following states:

* Alaska (AK)

* Alabama (AL)

* Arizona (AZ)

* California (CA)

* Connecticut (CT)

* District of Columbia (DC)

* Illinois (IL)

* Maryland (MD)

* Massachusetts (MA)

* Michigan (MI)

* Missouri (MO)

* New Hampshire (NH)

* New Jersey (NJ)

* New York (NY)

* North Dakota (ND)

* Pennsylvania (PA)

* South Dakota (SD)

* Vermont (VT)

Texas CLE

Attorney Credits offers CLE for attorneys in Texas and around the country. For more information about CLE in Texas please click the following link: TX CLE.