Fighting for Tenants—Marrying Consumer Protection, Personal Injury, and Landlord Tenant Law

January 28, 2020, 2:00 p.m. ET–3:00 p.m. ET
| Skill areas: 
Business Development
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Spotting and Investigating the Legal Issue
,
Strategy: Structuring and Plotting the Case

Private Members: $50
Legal Aid and Public Interest Members: $30
Nonmembers: $90 (Email training@consumeradvocates.org to start vetting process)

This webinar should be of interest to anyone interested in expanding his or her consumer protection practice by helping a growing and vulnerable population: tenants. We will explore common tenant violations, including illegal charges, dangerous conditions, illegal lock outs, and retaliatory evictions. We will also examine the laws that apply, including common law, state and local landlord tenant statutes, and applicable consumer protection laws. Finally, we will examine how to evaluate and maximize damages   

What You Will Learn

  • How to issue spot good cases
  • Where to find the strongest laws for tenants
  • How to maximize recovery

Presenter

Jane Santoni is a partner in the firm of Santoni, Vocci & Ortega, LLC in Towson Maryland. She has thirty-two years of trial experience handling personal injury cases and over seventeen years of trial experience handling consumer protection matters. Her primary practice areas include landlord/tenant violations, debt collection abuses, bail bond violations, car fraud, and credit reporting errors. She also represents individuals injured by car accidents, dog bites, nursing home negligence, and slips and falls.  Her firm handles class actions as well as individual cases and has recently successfully tried or settled a series of landlord tenant cases, which is an expanding area in her firm.

CLE Credit

Are you interested in receiving CLE credit for this webinar? NACA does not seek CLE approval for each webinar in each individual state.  Individual attorneys can generally apply for, and receive CLE credit, in their respective states. Please note that NACA is now a State Bar of California MCLE Provider and this webinar is considered pre-approved for CLE credits for lawyers practicing in California. NACA will provide, upon request, certificates of attendance to be used in state bar applications and for records required by California attorneys. Email training@consumeradvocates.org to request a certificate of attendance. 

Refund Policy

Please note that there are no refunds for webinars since participants can view the presentation after it has taken place. If your registration was submitted less than two hours prior to the event, it is not guaranteed that you will receive access to participate in the live presentation. However, you will receive access to the recorded webinar in the coming days.

Why You Should Register Even If You Can’t Attend the Live Webinar

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