Business Development

Everything Private and Nonprofit Law Firms Need to Know to Get Their PPP Loans Forgiven

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act created several loan and grant programs to support small businesses, including law firms and 501(c)(3) nonprofits. Many of our members were fortunate to receive funds under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. The PPP program was designed as a forgivable loan. Join us to learn what steps you need to take to get as much of your PPP loan forgiven as possible.

You Should Teach A Consumer Law Course

Thursday, April 23, 2020, 2:15pm EDT

Members: Free of charge
Nonmembers: $90

In the wake of the great recession of 2008, law schools saw a surge in interest in consumer protection courses, covering issues such as mortgages, debt collection, and credit reporting. In the same way, we anticipate that the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout (job and housing loss, predatory lending, etc.) will lead to another swell in demand from law students for consumer protection-related courses. New crops of students will be interested in learning how they can help consumers in the context of their careers. 

What Private and Nonprofit Law Firms Need to Know about CARES Act Loans

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act designated $350 billion for small businesses and 501(c)(3) nonprofits to keep their workers employed during our current pandemic. Businesses with fewer than 500 employees, including solo practitioners, are eligible for these low-cost loans that can be converted to grants. Learn about this program and why your firm or organization should apply.

What Private and Nonprofit Law Firms Need to Know about CARES Act Loans

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 2:15pm EDT

Members: Free
Non-Members: Will be available for purchase for $90 in the Training Library.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act designated $350 billion for small businesses and 501(c)(3) nonprofits to keep their workers employed during our current pandemic. Businesses with fewer than 500 employees, including solo practitioners, are eligible for these low-cost loans that can be converted to grants. Learn about this program and why your firm or organization should apply. 

Welcome to Virtual Law Consumer Law Practice: How to Thrive While Working from Home

Firms across the nation are very suddenly learning how to work from home to protect the safety of attorneys and staff and to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Many consumer protection law firms have already been working remotely and determined that it can be more cost effective, efficient, productive, and enjoyable than operating out of a traditional office. Our firm has operated virtually for more than seven years, and this webinar will share our perspective and offer tips to firms that are suddenly forced to work from home now or in the coming days.

Developing a Private Auto Fraud Practice

Besides purchasing a home, buying a car is the biggest consumer purchase that most individuals will make in their lifetime. Today, there are there are more than 260 million registered vehicles in the United States alone. This number is only growing. The automotive industry is ripe with fraud and pitfalls for unwary consumers. Fortunately, there are several federal and state statutes that serve as tools for consumer attorneys to help rectify the wrongs in the industry and advocate for their consumers.

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

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  

Spring Training 2020

Friday, May 1, 2020, 7:00am EDT to Thursday, July 30, 2020, 12:00pm EDT

NACA’s new Spring Training will take place online in May and June of 2020. Exact dates will be announced soon. It will combine the content of a subject matter-focused conference with the resource opportunities of a large conference. We are excited to provide new online networking experiences that will still give attendees opportunities to build relationships with and grow their network of fellow consumer attorneys. This wil be a pay as you can event. More details to come.

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