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Every FDCPA practitioner needs fast, efficient, and effective intake strategies to make your consumer practice hum. This webinar will give you the tools you need, the insights you want, and the best practices required to pick great FDCPA cases. No prior experience needed to attend this webinar.

What You Will Learn
• What questions to ask in the first 30 seconds to decide if this is an FDCPA case you want.
• What evidence is essential to lock down in that first call.
• How to apply practical insights into what makes a good FDCPA case
• How to make the Courts take notice.

Pete Barry is an attorney admitted to practice in the State and Federal courts of Minnesota. He is also admitted in numerous other federal courts including the United States Supreme Court. He is the owner of The Barry Law Office, Ltd. His national practice is dedicated exclusively to protecting consumers against illegal debt collection activity and training lawyers on ethical strategies to sue debt collectors. He was five times named by his peers as a Super Lawyer® by Minnesota Law & Politics Magazine, most recently in 2023. The National Association of Consumer Advocates named him its Consumer Lawyer of the Year in 2005.

Pete opened his law practice directly out of law school and has been enjoying his private plaintiff’s practice ever since. His FDCPA Boot Camps have trained thousands of lawyers in all 50 states. Pete has frequently appeared in local and national news stories discussing consumer rights issues. He has appeared in high-profile news stories on NBC, ABC, CBS, MSNBC, and on numerous local stations discussing abusive consumer collection cases in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and dozens of other major newspapers. In 2008, Pete appeared on the cover of CityPages magazine in a feature story about his life and career suing debt collectors.

Pete was recognized for 12-years as a district ethics investigator and his work as a formal mentor to law students. He has also been appointed as a supervising attorney for disciplined attorneys. For nearly 20-years he volunteered with the High School Mock Trial Program as a judge and maintains an ongoing pro-bono legal practice. He has volunteered with the U.S. District Court and Federal Bar Association’s Pro Se Project, assisting unrepresented parties in federal civil cases. Since 2003, Pete has been an adjunct Professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline College of Law where he has taught Consumer Rights Law. He was born in San Jose, California and lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota with his wife and five beautiful daughters.

Event Details

June 21, 2023
2:00 pm EDT
-3:00 pm EDT


Private Members: $40

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

Nonmembers: $90.00

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