FCRA Discovery Series: Understanding Documents from the Big Three Credit Reporting Agencies

February 2019
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Discovery

Do you want to improve discovery in your fair credit reporting cases? NACA is offering a webinar series detailing the document discovery in Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) cases. Each webinar will focus on a different credit reporting agency (CRA).

In each webinar, you will learn about the documents and information you need to prepare a settlement demand, conduct the FRCP 30(b)(6) deposition, and take your case through summary judgment and trial. 

Understanding Documents from Equifax: February 13 

Understanding Documents from TransUnion: February 28 

Understanding Documents from Experian: March 14 


Speakers

Justin Baxter is an AV-rated trial lawyer with Baxter & Baxter, LLP, in Portland. He has received large verdicts against Equifax and TRS Home Furnishings under the Oregon Unlawful Debt Collection Practices Act, and against a debt buyer and collection law firm under the FDCPA.

Robert S. Sola is the founding member of Robert S. Sola, P.C.,  a consumer law firm based in Portland, Oregon. He has been handling FCRA cases since 1996. He represents consumers across the country and has litigated FCRA cases in states as co-counsel with many NACA members. Mr. Sola has obtained jury verdicts against all three major credit reporting agencies. In 2002, he was lead counsel in Thomas v. Trans Union and in 2007; he was co-counsel in Williams v. Equifax, which both resulted in large judgments. Mr. Sola was named Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2003 by the National Association of Consumer Advocates.

Sylvia A. Goldsmith (B.A. and J.D., Ohio State University) is the founder of Goldsmith & Associates, LLC, a consumer protection law practice concentrating on identity theft and credit reporting litigation, debt collection abuses, personal and financial privacy rights, and other consumer protection issues. Goldsmith has had numerous favorable decisions in the FCRA arena on cutting-edge issues ranging from the applicability of the FCRA to nontraditional consumer report information, such as automated underwriting reports and criminal background checks, and also the willful violation of the law for the impermissible access to consumer reports post- bankruptcy.
 

A discount is available on the full series if you have also registered for the 2019 FCRA Conference! See the last paragraph of the Registration section for details.

Registration 

Webinars can be purchased individually or as a series (see below for information on the series discount).

Private Members: $50/webinar; $120/webinar series
Legal Aid, Military, and Public Interest Members: $30/webinar; $90/webinar series
Nonmembers: $75/webinar; $225/webinar series (Nonmembers must be verified to purchase the webinar. Please email training@consumeradvocates.org to start the verification process.)

If you have registered for the 2019 FCRA Conference, you are eligible for a 25% discount on the full FCRA Discovery webinar series (discount does not apply to individual webinars). DIscounted price is $90 for private members, $77.50 for legal aid members, and $168.75 for nonmembers. After you register for the conference, you will receive a confirmation email that contains a discount code for the webinar series. To take advantage of this offer, register for the conference today!