Combating Common Defense Themes

Defending Debtors with NCSLT and SLS Student Loans

Thursday, January 21, 2021, 2:15pm EST

Private Members: $40
Legal Aid and Public Interest Members: $30
Nonmembers: $90 (Email us) to start the vetting process)

Collection of private student loans by third-party entities has swelled in the last five years. This webinar will cover some of the strategies used to defend student loan borrowers in lawsuits brought by one of the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts (NCSLT) or Student Loan Solutions (SLS). The webinar is geared primarily towards attorneys seeing their first NCSLT and SLS cases.

Ask the Auto Fraud Expert: Bernard Brown

Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 2:15pm EDT

All Members: $0
Nonmembers: This event is only open to NACA members.

Do you have an auto fraud practice, or are you considering starting one? Want to get help with your thorniest auto fraud cases? Interested in getting auto fraud advice from one of NACA's most experienced auto fraud attorneys? Bernard Brown will be available for an online question and answer session on all topics related to auto fraud.

Student Loans

Webinars

•    Managing Federal Student Loans in Changing Times
•    How and When to Discharge Private Student Loans in Bankruptcy
•    How to become a successful Student Loan Lawyer
•    Presenting Winning Defenses in Private Student Loan Collections Actions

Accounts Stated and Credit Card Debt

Debt collectors often run into evidentiary problems with proving applicable contracts for breach of contract claims arising from credit card debts. In 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ordered Midland et. al and PRA to stop filing breach of contract claims unless they had proof of the cardholder agreement at the time of filing the collection action. It would appear that in order to avoid those problems, debt collectors turned to the claim of account stated.

Preparing to Beat the Credit Reporting Agencies in Summary Judgment in Federal Court

The credit reporting agencies (CRAs) are large, powerful, and loaded with money to pay lawyers to beat you. Summary Judgment is their most powerful tool. They seek not only to defeat your case, but to obtain favorable opinions that they can use for every case moving forward. Larry Smith and SmithMarco, P.C. have battled and defeated the CRAs for fifteen years. Learn how to prepare your cases for their inevitable attacks.

Preparing to Beat a Furnisher Summary Judgment Motion in Federal Court

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.

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