Learn the latest on Credit Reporting & Lending and Consumer Rights CLE with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.
Collection & Credit Law:
Credit Reporting & Lending and Consumer Rights
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
The weak economy has made consumer rights, consumer credit, and lending among the most profitable and well-paid practice areas. Today, a substantial number of consumers are experiencing legal issues related to their credit and debt. There has been a surge in the need for attorneys proficient in consumer rights, just as there has been a renewed demand for creditors’ attorneys who understand the complex web of federal and state legislation that regulates the credit and collection industry. The Rossdale faculty for this seminar includes two leading authorities on consumer rights and credit, as well as a regulator with the Federal Trade Commission. This convenient, 24/7 on-demand seminar describes the laws governing the protection of consumer credit, credit reporting, debt collection practices, requirements for equal credit opportunities, and the regulatory structure governing lending. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the cutting-edge tactics and compliance techniques discussed in the convenient seminar.
1. Effectively Representing Consumer Rights in Debt Collection & Lending Matters:
a. Understanding the Fair Credit Reporting Act
b. Current State of the Law on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
c. Techniques To Comply with the Consumer Credit Protection Act
d. Using the Equal Credit Opportunity Act
e. Enforcing the Truth-in-Lending Act Today
f. Representing Consumers with the Fair Credit Billing Act
2. Best Practices for Successful Consumer Reporting:
a. Parameters Imposed by State & Federal Laws
b. Role of the Consumer Financial Protection Board
c. Latest Regulations to Affect Creditors & Credit Reporting Agencies
d. Avoiding Legal Liability in Consumer Reporting
e. Litigation Trends & Effective Claims
3. Mastering the Federal Regulatory Landscape Governing Financial Practices:
a. Overview of FTC Authority in Consumer Financial Protection
b. Mortgage Assistance Relief Services
c. Debt Relief Services
d. Credit Repair Services
e. Other Credit-Related Issues
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Lisa Rothfarb
is an attorney with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the Bureau of Consumer Protection’s Division of Financial Practices. Ms. Rothfarb works on numerous law enforcement matters to protect consumers in the financial services arena, such as consumer debt collection, fair lending, mortgage servicing, mortgage assistance relief services, and debt relief services. Prior to joining the FTC, she clerked at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the American University Washington College of Law.
2. Mark Leon Vavreck
is a partner at Martineau, Gonko, & Vavreck, where he concentrates on consumer law, civil litigation. Mr. Vavreck protects consumers from illegal debt collection activities. In fact, he filed over 130 lawsuits last year on behalf of both individual consumers and class actions to protection consumers against abusive debt collection as well as to hold creditors and credit reporting agencies liable for negative inaccurate credit reporting. He has served as an adjunct professor or law as well as the Chair of the Debtor/Creditor Section of his bar association. Mr. Vavreck is a highly sought-after lecturer on consumer debt and consumer rights.
3. Leonard A. Bennett
has nearly two decades of experience as a consumer advocate and trial lawyer. He has litigated individual and class cases throughout the country, trying among the highest number of credit reporting cases to a jury as any other trial lawyer nationally. Mr. Bennett serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Consumer Advocates and has been invited to speak at numerous conferences for the Navy, Army JAG, Federal Trade Commission, and law schools across the country. He has been upon to testify multiple times before the United States House Committee on Financial Services, as well as having been quoted by the New York Times, the USA Today, and the Washington Post, amongst others. He has received numerous professional awards including, including recognition as a SuperLawyer and selection in Law Dragon’s National Top 500 Plaintiff’s Attorneys. You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this convenient, on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
1. Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
2. Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
3. Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
4. State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
5. Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
6. Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
7. District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
8. Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
9. Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
10. Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
11. Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
12. Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
13. Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
14. Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
15. Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (live credit only)
16. Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
17. New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
18. New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
19. North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
20. Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
21. South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
22. Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
23. Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
24. Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
25. Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
26. Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
27. Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462. REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS CONVENIENT 24/7 ON-DEMAND SEMINAR & PODCAST.
You will receive toll-free dial-in instructions, online access to course and reference materials, and be registered for CLE credit when you check-out with a credit card or your check is processed.