Dispositive Motions and Motions to Compel in Debt Defense Cases: What You Need to Know, Whether You’re Filing or Defending

May 15, 2019, 2:00 p.m. ET–3:00 p.m. ET
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| Skill areas: 
Conducting Negotiations and Settlement
Strategy: Structuring and Plotting the Case

Private Members: $50
Legal Aid, Military, and Public Interest Members: $30
Nonmembers: $90  (Nonmembers must be verified to purchase the webinar. Please email training@consumeradvocates.org to start the verification process.)

Motion practice is an essential part of a debt defense case. Learn how to effectively prosecute and defend motions for summary judgment and motions to compel, which are critical to the success of your client’s case.

What You Will Learn

  • When you should file a motion for summary judgment or motion to compel, whether for settlement or trial
  • How to anticipate the plaintiff’s opposition to the motion and address it in advance
  • How to take advantage of the plaintiff’s limitations when you’re opposing a motion for summary judgment or motion to compel


Jeffrey V. Mehalic practices law in Morgantown, West Virginia and represents consumers throughout West Virginia. He graduated cum laude from West Virginia University in 1982 and earned his law degree from its College of Law in 1985. Jeff’s practice focuses on consumer protection litigation, including claims under the FDCPA, FCRA, and lemon law, and personal injury litigation.

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