Discovery

Virtual Depositions

The practice of consumer law is going virtual. Video depositions will become the new norm.  Harnessing the power of online platforms will allow you to conduct depositions as if you were there in person. Best of all, you can do all of this from the comfort of your home office. 

Virtual Depositions

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 2:15pm EDT

Members: Free of Charge
NonMembers: Nonmembers will be able to purchase the webinar in the Training Library for $90.

The practice of consumer law is going virtual. Video depositions will become the new norm.  Harnessing the power of online platforms will allow you to conduct depositions as if you were there in person. Best of all, you can do all of this from the comfort of your home office.   

What You Will Learn

  • What technologies to use to take a virtual deposition 

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 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.

Identifying TCPA Class Actions: From Client Intake to Taking a Second Look at Your Current Caseload

What’s the difference between a run of the mill TCPA case and a multi-million dollar TCPA class action? It might not be as much as you think. This webinar will help novice to intermediate TCPA practitioners identify which fact patterns best lend themselves to class treatment under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

A Refined Approach to Discovery in Federal Practice

The 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) are no longer new, but rather have secured their position in discovery practice. Join this webinar to learn how the discovery rules are working today with best practices that have evolved as the result of hard line focus by practitioners who are focused on the representation of consumers, investors, and victims of corporate misconduct.

FCRA Discovery Series: Understanding Documents from the Big Three Credit Reporting Agencies

Webinars

•    Understanding documents from Equifax 
•    Understanding documents from Experian 
•    Understanding documents from TranUnion  

Why These Videos are Helpful

Want to improve discovery in your fair credit reporting cases? NACA is offering a webinar series detailing the document discovery in a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) cases. Each webinar will focus on a different credit reporting agency (CRA).

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