Defending Debtors against First- and Third-Party Creditors

October 3, 2018, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. ET
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| Skill areas: 
Conducting Negotiations and Settlement
Spotting and Investigating the Legal Issue
Strategy: Structuring and Plotting the Case
Trial Skills

Private Members: $50
Legal Aid, Public Interest, Law School, and Military Members: $30
Nonmembers: $90 (Nonmembers need to email to be verified to attend the webinar)

When defending a debt defense case, it’s important to be aware of the unique challenges that arise in cases dealing with third-party debt creditors vs. first-party creditors and to tailor the defense accordingly. Learn effective pre-trial negotiations tactics and trial strategies to defend clients against first- and third-party creditors.

What You Will Learn 

  • How to develop a discovery plan against first- and third-party creditors
  • How to attack first party creditors with arguments that are generally being met with skepticism from the court
  • How to attack third-party creditors, including how to evaluate their forward flow agreements


Will Geddings is a debtor's lawyer who has spent the better part of a decade working at Hays Cauley, P.C. in Florence, South Carolina. Hays Cauley is a consumer/debtor's firm that only provides services to consumers/debtors, which include litigating cases in which creditors have violated the FCRA, the FDCPA, the TCPA, TILA, the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, and South Carolina law. Will's main areas of practice include all of the aforementioned areas but center around debt defense and automobile fraud.

CLE Credit

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