Building your FDCPA Practice Using your Current Stock of Consumer Debt Work

September 20, 2017 2:00 p.m. ET–3:00 p.m. ET
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| Skill areas: 
Spotting and Investigating the Legal Issue
Strategy: Structuring and Plotting the Case

Registration Information

Members: $40
Nonmembers: $75 (If you have not already been vetted to attend webinars, please email Rebecca at to register.)

If you have a consumer bankruptcy or debt defense practice, this webinar is for you. Our speakers will help you identify the opportunities for income-generating FDCPA cases you may already have in your files. Find the low-hanging fruit that these practice areas provide and learn how to build an FDCPA practice from the ground up.

What You Will Learn

•    How to develop FDCPA claims in bankruptcy cases
•    How to find simple and common FDCPA claims in debt defense cases
•    How to avoid pitfalls while building your practice.  


Terry Lawson runs a consumer-focused law firm in Kansas City, MO with practice in both state and federal courts. He provides consumers with debt defense and does some consumer bankruptcy work as a complement to his other practice areas. He also has a busy consumer protection practice including FDCPA, TILA, FCRA and other federal claims, state law/UDAP work, and other plaintiff work. A significant and growing part of his practice is student loan law, which includes assisting borrowers with understanding payment options, facilitating rehabilitation of loan defaults, and suing student loan collectors that violate borrower rights. 

John Steinkamp has been a practicing lawyer in Indianapolis, IN for eighteen years. His practice, John Steinkamp & Associates, does consumer bankruptcy work and consumer litigation. His office has filed more than 650 FDCPA lawsuits since 2009. A former family law attorney, he has participated in over 300 trials and over 100 mediations. Overall, John has been an attorney in more than 4,000 cases.

CLE Credit

Interested in receiving CLE credit for this webinar? NACA webinars have been CLE approved in a number of states. While NACA does not seek CLE approval for each webinar in each individual state, individual attorneys can generally apply for and receive CLE credit in their own respective states. For more information and a comprehensive guide to the process of applying for CLE approval as an individual attorney, email Rebecca Smolar at

Refund Policy

Please note that there are no refunds for webinars since participants can view the presentation after it has taken place. If your registration was submitted less than two hours prior to the event, it is not guaranteed that you will receive access to participate in the live presentation. However, you will receive access to the recorded webinar in the coming days.

Why You Should Register Even If You Can’t Attend the Live Webinar

For each webinar you register for, regardless of whether you attend live, you will automatically receive an email inviting you to view a recording of the webinar and also containing attachments of the Power Point presentation and any other supplemental materials within two business days of the live webinar. This way, if you have a time conflict, you will be able to listen to the webinar and study the course materials at your convenience. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Smolar, Manager of Education, at