April 12, 2013 - 1:10pm | Filed under: Debt Collection

I had the pleasure of attending the Loyola Consumer Law Review’s symposium, Debt Collection in the Modern Economy, interestingly featuring advocates from both sides of consumer law. Representing consumer advocates were Dan Edelman, Rand Bragg, and NACA Executive Director Ira Rheingold,...

April 2, 2013 - 4:31pm | Filed under: Bankruptcy

One of NACA’s most well-known and successful consumer attorneys, O. Max Gardner, recently wrote a blog post on his website,, that we thought was worth sharing. If you want to learn...

March 22, 2013 - 6:12pm | Filed under: Automobiles

Dealers should not be allowed to impose higher interest rates than necessary on consumers

March 22, 2013

Yesterday the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced it would hold banks and other lenders liable for any auto loans in their portfolio that are...

March 4, 2013 - 2:41pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

The National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) is a non-profit association of attorneys and consumer advocates committed to representing customers’ interests. Our members are private and public sector attorneys, legal services...

February 11, 2013 - 3:37pm | Filed under: Credit Reporting
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February 11, 2013

A new study indicates as many as 40 million consumers have a mistake on their credit report and Steve Kroft finds it's hard to get them fixed.

November 7, 2012 - 2:48pm | Filed under: Forced Arbitration

If you are like millions of other folks out there, you probably have used PayPal online.  The idea is great, but the details just ripped you off today - they stole your legal rights and you probably didn't even know it.

November 1, 2012 - 8:09pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

Practicing Law "101" - the rules still are getting ignored. And not always by younger, inexperienced lawyers.

October 19, 2012 - 12:52pm | Filed under: Automobiles

Posted on October 15, 2012 by Dana Manner

After a year-long investigation into auto fraud by the Florida Department of    Law Enforcement, 9 suspects (including a Miami Beach police officer) were  arrested last month on September 7, 2012   related to a scheme to...

September 21, 2012 - 6:54pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

We all know that if your judge understands the merits of your case, it not only makes the legal process easier for you and your client, but it can be a tremendous boost to more quickly getting a fair settlement too. Here's part one of the discussion. When it comes to getting a trial judge to say and do the things that help you press opposing counsel to settle with you though, the judge may not start out believing in the merits of your side of the case and he/she may never get there without your help. The time for you to start that process is not when you are first standing in front of the judge.

August 14, 2012 - 2:54pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

As you probably are already aware, NACA's Annual Meeting is just around the corner.  It will take place during NCLC's Consumer Rights Litigation Conference October 25th through October 28th in Seattle, Washington.
We are looking for NACA members to donate items for our Silent...