Learn the latest on Collecting & Recovering Assets & Judgments with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to 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.
Collecting and Recovering Assets & Judgments Benefits:
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 Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
Judgment enforcement & debt collection have become among the most profitable and growing practice areas over the past few years. Locating assets and collecting judgments presents many challenges and ethical pitfalls. The weak economy has hindered the already difficult challenge of collection suits and enforcement actions. A creditor’s ability to collect from a debtor is governed under a web of federal and state legislation that regulates the credit and collection industry, as well as provides consumer debtors protection from abusive and deceptive practices. Understanding the latest laws and best practices in collecting assets and judgments is imperative in this expanding practice. The Rossdale faculty for this seminar includes three leading authorities in this practice, who will describe effectively locating assets, cutting edge asset discovery, navigating complex searches, strategies on enforcing judgments, fraudulent transfers, debt collector disclosures and communicating with debtors. This convenient, 24/7 on-demand seminar will also include discussion on ethical considerations in collection and enforcement cases. Registration includes online access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the program. Agenda: Effectively Locating Assets
1. What You Did Not Know About Public Records Searches
2. Effectively Navigating Complex Searches
3. Strategies on Discovery through Internet Resources
4. Cutting-edge Asset Discovery
5. Ethical Issues in Conducting Asset Searches
6. Fraudulent Transfers Compliance Issues & Judgment Enforcement
1. Strategies on Mini-Miranda Disclosure and “Debt Collector” Disclosure
2. Effectively Using Pre-Collect & Early Out Collections
3. Best Practices On Communications with Debtors/Consumers & Third Parties
4. FDCPA Disclosures: 30 day Validation Disclosure
5. Hot Issues: Credit Reporting and the FDCPA
6. Judgment Liens, Garnishments, & Levying on Assets
7. Disclosure Hearings Ethical Issues Related to Debt Collection Suits & Enforcement of Judgments
1. Ethical Issues Related to Voice Mail and Electronic Messages
2. Best Practices Request to Cease Communications
3. Dealing with Consumers Represented by Attorney
4. Ethical Concerns Involved with Unsophisticated or Unrepresented Consumers
5. Unfair Practices: Adding Fees, Unauthorized Charges, Charges Incurred by the Consumer, & Postcards and Envelope Restrictions
6. Harassment and Abuse: False and Misleading Representations, Claiming to be an Attorney, Government Affiliation Recorded Question & Answer Session Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. John Mayer
is one of the country’s leading debt collection and enforcement attorneys. Mr. Mayer is a Shareholder at Ross Banks, where he concentrates his practice on collection law. Mr. Mayer has published and spoken widely on demand and notice letters, creditors’ rights, the effect of bankruptcy on the collection process, fraudulent transfers, settlement strategies for collections attorneys, and post judgment remedies. He is a certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, has nearly four decades of experience in litigation, and holds a law degree from the University of Texas.
2. Alex H.S. Thomason
is an attorney with Ashbaugh Beal, where his practice focuses on creditor rights and commercial litigation in matters involving alter ego/veil piercing, corporate officer disregard, fraudulent conveyances and UCC Article 9. He previously served as a Special Deputy Prosecutor, where he was heavily involved in witness tracking and location. Mr. Thomason applies to his collection practice the same creative law enforcement asset location techniques he learned from I.C.E Special Agents and police homicide detectives. Following his law school graduation, he went on to appear in Donald Trump’s reality show, “The Apprentice,” where he finished in the final four. He has been selected as a Rising Star by Washington Law & Politics and he is also peer-rated as a “10.0” on a leading lawyer ranking website. In 2011, Mr. Thomason was appointed as counsel to United States Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee in the Western District of Washington and currently pursues claims against corporate and individual debtors for fraudulent transfers.
3. Earnest H. (Skip) Kohlmyer, III
is a pioneer in the debt collections field, an author and highly sought after speaker on compliance with the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act. Mr. Kohlmyer is a partner at South Milhausen, P.A., where his practice focuses on consumer protection litigation, business law, and constitutional law. He has served in leadership positions with the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals. He is a member of the Florida and Georgia bars. Mr. Kohlmyer holds a law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.
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 24/7 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. Idaho State Bar 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. Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
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 Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
19. New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
20. North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
21. Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
22. Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits
23. South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
24. Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
25. Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
26. Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
27. Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
28. Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
29. Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
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* 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 SEMINAR.
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