Arbitration and FCRA Cases

Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 1:15 p.m. ET–2:15 p.m. ET

Learn what to do when faced with arbitration clauses in your FCRA cases


Kirsten Baxter is an attorney with Baxter & Baxter, LLP, focusing on consumer protection and consumer bankruptcy cases. Her consumer practice concentrates on litigation with an emphasis on credit reporting and unlawful debt collection cases. She has been a member of the Oregon State Bar since 2010 and the Washington State Bar Association since 2011. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston, MA, and Juris Doctor degree from the Willamette School of Law in Salem, OR.

F. Paul Bland, Jr. is Executive Director of Public Justice, overseeing its advocacy and litigation of consumer, environmental and civil rights cases, and other operations. He has argued and won more than forty reported decisions, including at least one case in the U.S. Supreme Court, six of the federal Circuit Courts of Appeal, and ten different state high courts. He has been counsel in cases which have obtained injunctive and/or cash relief of more than $1 billion for consumers. He has received a number of honors, including the Vern Countryman Award from the National Consumer Law Center.

Ronald Wilcox sues creditors and abusive debt collectors for, among other things, FCRA, FDCPA, TCPA, and identity theft violations from his office in San Jose, CA. Ron holds degrees from New York University, Harvard University, and Indiana University, and he is a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College. Ron has consistently obtained successful outcomes for his clients and for himself in consumer arbitration.