Skip to main content
This product may have additional discounts available which will be visible once you checkout.
On Demand

Is Receiving Compensation for My Referral Ethical? What you need to know about adding to your bottom line

Total Credits: 1 Ethics - On-Demand

Average Rating:
Barry Johnson, Esq.
Course Levels:
All Skill Levels
58 Minutes
Audio and Video
Access for 90 day(s) after purchase.

Tags: May 2021


CLE Information May 2021 This course was approved for NOSSCR's Spring 2021 Virtual Conference. It is eligible for On-Demand credit, please check with, if you have questions about your states eligibility or check with your Bar Association for their rules and regulations.

Can an attorney receive compensation from a third-party specialist for referring work to that specialist? In this session we will explain what the general rule of thumb is when it comes to referral fees, best practices when it comes to informed consent, and when its ethical to receive payment in exchange for a referral.



Barry Johnson, Esq. Related Seminars and Products

Barry Johnson - is a founding partner of the Salt Lake City, Utah based law firm—Bennett Tueller Johnson & Deere (BTJD). He founded BTJD with a couple of college buddies—after each of them had commenced their careers with large, elite law firms. They have grown BTJD to over 35 lawyers. It is a full service commercial firm. BTJD is highly regarded for its stable of top-notch lawyers—lawyers who know how to achieve the best possible results for their clients.  At BTJD, Mr. Johnson serves on the firm’s management committee. He routinely advises the firm and other firms on law firm management, conflicts of interest, and ethics issues. He also leads BTJD’s commercial litigation section. Managing and trying cases—particularly jury trials—is what he enjoys most about his job. For nearly thirty years, he has successfully managed complex, high-stakes disputes involving a wide array of subject matters: partnership disputes, class actions, securities fraud cases, employment disputes (including disputes relating to the enforceability of restrictive covenants), trade secret litigation, real estate development disputes, construction defect litigation, and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy cases. In the course of his practice, Mr. Johnson has tried, arbitrated, mediated, and successfully settled hundreds of cases. His forte is trial advocacy and oral argument. Mr. Johnson has been a member of the Utah State Bar since 1992. He is admitted to practice law in Utah state and federal courts, the Ninth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He has repeatedly been selected by his peers as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite.” Mr. Johnson recently joined NOSSCR and advises companies and firms in the disability benefits space. Mr. Johnson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from Brigham Young University in 1988. He received his Juris Doctorate degree and graduated cum laude from Willamette University School of Law in Salem, Oregon. There, he won the first year moot court competition and served as Articles Editor for the Willamette University Law Review.

Alternate Options

Disability Work as Race Equity Work
Original Program Date: 05/24/2021
Show Me the Money
Original Program Date: 05/24/2021
How to Use the DOT to Win Your Next Hearing
Original Program Date: 05/24/2021
Guerrilla Tactics to Cross-Examine Experts
Original Program Date: 05/25/2021
COVID-19 Long Haulers
Original Program Date: 05/25/2021
Client Selection and Intake
Original Program Date: 05/25/2021
Developments in the Case Law 2020-2021
Original Program Date: 05/26/2021
Doctor Knows Best
Original Program Date: 05/26/2021



Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 8297