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Are you considering or have you just started your own firm? Are you new to consumer protection law? Are you thinking about transitioning to a new sub-specialty within consumer protection law? In this webinar, the presenters will discuss the practicalities of choosing specific practice areas in which to grow or expand, or, in some cases, which to leave.


What You Will Learn:

• Techniques to assist you in choosing specific areas of consumer protection law for growing or expanding your practice.
• Moral, personal, financial, and other practical information on the many different areas of consumer law, with advice and guidance so you can find the best fit for yourself, your budget, and your lifestyle.
• How to market yourself, your skills, and your practice areas to clients and lawyers in your area.


Speakers
Kristin Kemnitzer is a managing partner at Kemnitzer Barron & Krieg, LLP. The firm’s practice focuses on protecting consumers from economic injustice through both individual cases and class actions. Kristin brings cases involving solar panel fraud, lemon law, auto fraud, unfair debt collection, illegal repossessions, motorcycle finance, elder abuse, door-to-door sales scams, and California’s mortgage anti-deficiency statutes. KBK has represented thousands of consumers in individual cases, and hundreds of thousands of consumers in class actions. KBK attorneys have been appointed lead counsel over 250 class actions. They have represented over half a million class members, have obtained recovery of over $500 million for California consumers, and have extinguished over $3 billion in alleged deficiency balances following the sale of repossessed vehicles. Kristin graduated with honors from Stanford University in 2006 and obtained her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in 2011.

Andy Milz is a trial lawyer at Flitter Milz, PC with offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York (www.consumerslaw.com). Andy represents victims of consumer finance fraud, inaccurate credit reporting, wrongful repossessions, and civil rights abuses in individual and class action matters. Andy is a contributing author to Carter, et al., PENNSYLVANIA CONSUMER LAW (Bisel Pub. Co., Supp. 2023) and treatises published by National Consumer Law Center (“NCLC”) including REPOSSESSIONS (NCLC 2021), the foremost treatise on the subject. He has lectured nationally on consumer law, and is an active member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates (“NACA”). In 2022, Community Legal Services of Philadelphia awarded Andy and his firm an Equal Justice Award recognizing their excellence in consumer protection law and history of assistance given to low-income consumers. Andy is a graduate of King’s College (BA), the University of Scranton (MA), Temple University School of Law (JD), and the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College in Wyoming. He teaches Consumer Law and Litigation at Temple Law School.