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April 18, 2013 - 6:38pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

NACA’s Education Committee is currently accepting new committee members.  NACA’s Education Committee formed more than two years ago.  From its inception, the committee’s mission has been to provide NACA members with the learning opportunities they need to reach their...

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...

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.

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...

July 20, 2012 - 6:16pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

July 21st marks the two-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank) and one year since the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) opened its doors as an independent consumer agency.  Despite the GOP’s efforts in the U.S....

May 1, 2012 - 1:53pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

The National Association of Consumer Advocates is glad to announce that there is an online training library, which serves as an archive database for previous webinars.  

The idea came about as our Education and Training Department was looking for new ways to ensure that we...

January 11, 2012 - 2:07pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

It’s a new year and a new era for consumer protection.  Last week, President Obama appointed former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray as the director of the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).  This recess appointment not only gives the CFPB all its...

November 16, 2011 - 6:10pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

In 2010 Congress took a bold and courageous move and passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act which created a new consumer cop on the beat, in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau!  Consumers and Consumer Advocates lauded this bold and necessary move.  Finally, there would be a cop on the beat whose sole interest and mandate came from the consumer.

October 28, 2011 - 12:56pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

On October 13, my old friend, and consumer advocate extraordinaire,  Addison Parker was honored at the White House as a "Champion of Change." You can read below, the official "bio" that describes why Add was chosen as an honoree.

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