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Attorney Adam S. Minsky is a national authority on student loan law who has built a successful legal practice focused entirely on helping student loan borrowers and their families. He will provide a detailed overview of the complex student loan system and programs that may be available to borrowers to better manage their student debt, so that practitioners will be better prepared to help clients who are struggling with student debt. Topics will include:
• Student loan types, players, and statuses;
• Repayment plans, including income-driven plans;
• Loan forgiveness programs;
• The pros and cons of consolidation and refinancing;
• Recent legislative and policy changes; and
• Practice tips and resources.


What You Will Learn

• What the different student loan types, players, and statutes are.
• How to advise clients, taking into account the complex student loan landscape and the multiple repayment plans available to federal student loan borrowers.
• How to navigate the complex requirements of the most popular federal loan forgiveness options that are available to student loan borrowers.
• How to respond to recent legislative and policy changes that impact student loan programs, as well as potential changes in the future.


Speaker
Adam S. Minsky, licensed in Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont, is one of the nation’s leading authorities in student loan law. He remains one of the only attorneys in the country with a practice devoted entirely to helping student loan borrowers and their families. Attorney Minsky provides counsel, legal assistance, and direct advocacy for borrowers on a variety of student loan-related matters. He has been interviewed by major national media outlets including The New York Times, NPR, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, and has been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer “Rising Star” multiple times since 2015.

Attorney Minsky regularly speaks to students, graduates, and advocates about the latest developments in higher education financing and writes about student loan law in a variety of publications and platforms. He has published three handbooks including The Student Loan Handbook for Law Students and Attorneys, published by the American Bar Association. Attorney Minsky has also been contributing author to the National Consumer Law Center’s manual, Student Loan Law.

Attorney Minsky received his undergraduate degree, with honors, in Philosophy and Political Science from Boston University, and his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law.

Event Details

August 9, 2023
2:00 pm EDT
-3:30 pm EDT

Cost


Private Members: $40


Legal Aid/Public Interest/Military/Law Student Members: $30


Nonmembers: $90

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