Momentum Funding, LLC is approved by the State Bar Associations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri and Virginia to conduct a Continuing Legal Education course entitled “Legal Funding: A Helpful Tool for Trial Attorneys.”
This is a 2.5 hour course on the Regulatory and Ethical concerns implicated in consumer legal funding. The course reviews the basics of legal funding and the typical transaction structure as well as describes the benefits of such transactions to the consumer with a pending personal injury claim. The CLE delves into the current regulatory framework for legal funding and explores legal topics such as usury and champerty and maintenance. Ethical concerns are explored through a review of both ABA rules and guidance as well as States’ Bar rules governing attorney behavior. The course ends with the presenter addressing questions from attendees.