Conducting Negotiations and Settlement

Litigating Auto Dealer Claims Post-Ramirez

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 2:00pm EDT

Private Members: $40
Legal Aid/Public Interest/Military Members: $30
Non-Members: $90

Following the Supreme Court’s decision in TransUnion v. Ramirez, consumer lawyers will need to take care when preparing complaints and suing auto dealers in federal court. This is especially true when asserting claims for statutory damages under the Truth in Lending Act, the Odometer Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity, and other federal statutes. This webinar is designed to help consumer lawyers avoid the new obstacles raised by Ramirez.

Defending Debtors with NCSLT and SLS Student Loans

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.

Defending the “Little Consumer” from Small Loan High-Interest Lawsuits

More and more people are having a hard time making ends meet. They are compensating for this by borrowing relatively small amounts of money from unscrupulous lenders charging high-interest rates. When the consumer defaults, these unscrupulous lenders charge exorbitant “add on” expenses when they sue to recover. The little guy needs help. If you are an attorney who practices in the area of consumer law, you probably like to help the small consumer.

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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