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.
With over $1.5 trillion in student loan debt nationwide, borrowers are seeking solutions to put an end to their high-interest private student loan debt. Consumer bankruptcy attorneys would benefit the most from this webinar, but these arguments can also be used in settlement negotiations outside of bankruptcy.
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.
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.
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.
• Pre-Arbitration Considerations and the Arbitration Demand
• The Preliminary Hearing and Discovery
• The Arbitration Hearing and Post-Hearing Briefing
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• Understanding documents from Equifax
• Understanding documents from Experian
• Understanding documents from TranUnion
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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).
Motion practice is an essential part of a debt defense case. Learn how to effectively prosecute and defend motions for summary judgment and motions to compel, which are critical to the success of your client’s case.
Medical debt is the wild west of debt collection. Every debt collector wants in on it, and as consumer attorneys, we’ve had limited options. No more. Anyone who deals with medical debt is searching for new methodologies to defend against collection. But there are also ways to counter-punch as well, giving you the option to fight back against unfair hospital bills and collection techniques.
Arbitration is ubiquitous, and it has profoundly impacted the private practice of consumer protection law. While much has been said about the disadvantages of arbitration for consumers, many practitioners have had great success in arbitrating individual consumer protection claims. This three-part webinar boot camp will show participants how they can succeed in arbitration. The presenters, Ron Wilcox and Dan Blinn, will address all aspects of arbitrating consumer claims, from the initial selection of an arbitral forum right up to the time of a final award.