Defending the “Little Consumer” from Small Loan High-Interest Lawsuits

December 12, 2019, 2:00 p.m. ET–3:00 p.m. ET
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Spotting and Investigating the Legal Issue
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Strategy: Structuring and Plotting the Case

More and more people are having a hard time making ends meet. They are compensating for this by borrowing relatively small amounts of money from unscrupulous lenders charging high-interest rates. When the consumer defaults, these unscrupulous lenders charge exorbitant “add on” expenses when they sue to recover. The little guy needs help. If you are an attorney who practices in the area of consumer law, you probably like to help the small consumer.

What You Will Learn

  • How to evaluate taking the small consumer case
  • How to evaluate defending the small consumer case
  • How to approach the small consumer case

Speaker

Wesley H. Blacksher is a sole practitioner licensed in the states of Alabama and Mississippi. He practices at all levels of the state and federal judicial system. He concentrates in the area of consumer law, including collection defense, real estate, probate/estate planning, bankruptcy, and foreclosure defense. He earned his BBA Degree from Millsaps College; his J.D. Degree from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University; his MBA Degree from the University of South Alabama; and his LLM Degree in Taxation from the University of Alabama.