Spotting and Investigating the Legal Issue

COVID-19 Forbearance—What Comes Next?

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 2:15pm EDT

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

As the economic fallout of COVID-19 continues, more and more people will seek out forbearances for their home, auto, and student loans. The options available are dependent on the type of government-backed loans held by the borrowers. Max Gardner and Jay Patterson will explore the end of forbearance options for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans as well as FHA/VA insured loans.

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.

Nuts and Bolts of Landlord Tenant Litigation

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 2:15pm EDT

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

The COVID-19 pandemic is predicted to dramatically increase the number of tenants being evicted from their homes. Because most states ban arbitration clauses in residential leases and also provide for fee-shifting, this area of consumer law provides a unique opportunity to grow your practice and do a lot of good. This is a beginner-level webinar, so no prior knowledge is needed.

The “Passive” Debt Buyer Issue

If you are suing debt buyers under the FDCPA, you need to understand the recent Circuit Court of Appeals decisions on whether these entities are debt collectors. Debt buyers are pushing the “passive” debt buyer argument through our courts to further restrict the FDCPA’s application and chip away at its already limited coverage. This webinar will prepare you for facing the “passive” debt buyer issue in your FDCPA cases involving debt buyers. This webinar is geared to intermediate practitioners.

The New Kids in Town: Mortgage Sub-Servicers—The Who, What, When, Where, and Why Behind this Network

This webinar will examine a case study of New Residential (NRZ) to provide a current example of how the new sub-servicing model in the mortgage market makes things even worse for consumers. New Residential Investment Corp is a leading provider of capital and services to the mortgage and financial services industries. Learn why this system continues to harass homeowners and their attorneys with what Max calls "a terminal illness with the entire mortgage servicing system." The webinar is geared to advanced practitioners of mortgage servicing cases. 

Protecting Latino Consumers: Information from the FTC

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 2:15pm EDT

Members and Nonmembers: Free of Charge (Nonmembers must email us to start vetting process)

Learn about the latest scams and consumer issues affecting Latino consumers.  FTC staff will share strategies to protect Latino consumers, information on scams affecting Spanish-speaking communities, ways to report problems to the FTC, and resources available from the FTC in English and Spanish.


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