Preparing to Beat a Furnisher Summary Judgment Motion in Federal Court

September 10, 2019, 2:00 p.m. ET–3:00 p.m. ET
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Strategy: Structuring and Plotting the Case

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Furnishers will almost always file summary judgment motions against you if your last demand asks for anything beyond walk-away money.  Smart lawyers prepare for the inevitable summary judgment motion weeks and months before the motion hits their desk.  Bob Brennan has defeated countless furnisher summary judgment motions in his twenty-odd years of doing FCRA work and hopes to share some pertinent tips in this webinar.

What You Will Learn

  • How to address the issues that furnishers will usually attack in summary judgment motions
  • How to prepare well in advance, as early or even earlier than the Rule 26 meeting, to address these motions
  • What evidence, both expert and non-expert, you will need to oppose these motions

Speaker

Bob Brennan began his career in civil litigation in 1988, and opened his own general practice firm, The Law Offices of Robert F. Brennan, in 1991. The firm specializes in litigating cases related to violations of consumer protection laws, including lemon law, automotive dealer fraud, wrongful credit damage, serious personal injury, and consumer protection class actions. An experienced trial lawyer with an excellent win record, Bob has a wide range of successful litigation experience, including medical malpractice, consumer fraud, serious personal injury, and business litigation. Along with Public Justice, he co-wrote the amicus brief for Gorman v. Wolpoff & Abramson, a case important to credit damage lawyers practicing in the Ninth Circuit. He has been honored to have been selected as a “Southern California Super Lawyer” for fifteen consecutive years. 

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