Spotting and Investigating the Legal Issue

Protecting Military Consumers—Special Protections and Issues

Join staff from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) as they discuss many of the top consumer protections and issues for members of the military and their families. FTC staff will discuss the Military Lending Act; cover FTC law enforcement actions on issues affecting veterans, servicemembers, and their families, and provide insights that advocates can use to develop their own strategies for helping military consumers. DOJ staff will discuss the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) and the protections it provides.

How to Become a Successful Student Loan Lawyer

Thursday, December 5, 2019, 2:00pm EST

Private Members: $50
Legal Aid, Military, and Public Interest Members: $30
Nonmembers: $90 (Nonmembers must be verified to purchase the webinar. Please email training@consumeradvocates.org to start the verification process.)

There are 1.6 trillion dollars in outstanding student loans in the U.S. that affect forty-four million Americans. As attorneys, we need to have a basic knowledge of how to assist our clients in the handling of this type of debt and how to best explain options. 

Managing Federal Student Loans in Changing Times

Federal student loan programs are overly complex, making it a challenge for attorneys and advocates to provide meaningful assistance to borrowers. This is made even more difficult when the programs have undergone changes or updates following legislation or litigation. This webinar will bring you up to speed on where things stand with some of the most popular and critical federal student loan programs. 

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.

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