Learn the latest on Judgment Enforcement, Debt Collection & Bankruptcy 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.
Judgment Enforcement, Debt Collection & Bankruptcy CLE 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 Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
The recovering economy continues to push numerous debtors into distress, prompting record numbers of debt collection lawsuits. Current financial conditions have also hampered the ability of parties to enforce judgments. This live teleconference will present the fundamentals of bankruptcy's role on collection, handing Fair Debt Collection claims, and judgment enforcement. Topics will include discussion on how creditors locate assets from debtors in bankruptcy, effectively examining records, impact of the automatic stay, obtaining liquidation vs. reorganization, handing Fair Debt Collections Act claims, and executing on judgments. Our faculty seminar will present from their experience representing debtors and creditors, from both a consumer and corporate perspective. Agenda:
1. Winning Bankruptcy Techniques:
a. Effect of Bankruptcy on Recovering Judgments
b. Available Collection Remedies in Bankruptcy
c. How does the Creditor and Consumer View Chapter 7 and 11?
d. Best Practices for Lenders' Counsel in Confronting a Distressed Borrower
e. Automatic Stay, Discharge and Dischargeability of Debts 2. Strategies on Enforcing Judgments:
a. Utilizing Liens
b. Best Practices on Bank & Wage Garnishments
c. Execution & Dormancy of Judgments
d. Strategies on Levying on Assets
e. Compliance with Garnishment Laws
3. Successfully Litigating FDCPA Claims:
a. Cutting-edge Defenses against Debt Collection Claims
b. Best Practices on Avoiding Letter Claims
c. Efficiently Minimizing Damages and Claims
d. Training and Monitoring Collectors; Recording Calls
e. Utilizing Compliance Review & Audit to Advantage Your Client
f. Deception, Abuse, & Harassment under the FDCPA
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session with the Experts Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Neil Jonas
practices at Rogers Townsend, where he is an authority on collections, bankruptcy and creditors' rights. He focuses his practice on representing mortgage lenders in bankruptcy cases. This includes establishing and protecting a creditor's claim in new bankruptcy cases as well as defending challenges to secured claim priority and valuation. He also works with lenders to establish procedures for responding to bankruptcy filings and advises lender clients of changes in law and local procedure. Related practice areas include representing lenders in bankruptcy related litigation, including lien avoidance claims, Chapter 11 cram downs, and sanctions actions. Mr. Jonas has additional experience in commercial litigation and foreclosures. He is a highly sought-after lecturer on bankruptcy issues, particularly the establishment, classification, and treatment of creditors' claims in bankruptcy cases.
2. Bruce Menkes
is a founding partner of Mandell Menkes. Mr. Menkes represents businesses, including some of the nation’s largest retailers, consumer lenders, and hospitals and other health care providers. He has handled co-brand and other credit card agreements for retailers. He defends consumer class actions, including suits alleging violations of the Consumer Fraud Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Truth in Lending Act; negotiates and documents lending, real estate, corporate, health care and other transactions; and forms and advises captive insurance companies and purchasing groups. Mr Menkes has counseled several major retailers put together successful co-brand credit card arrangements with issuers, obtained the first decision holding that creditors generally cannot be liable under the FDCPA where they do not pretend to be outside debt collectors, obtained one of the first decisions holding that a class alleging TILA claims cannot be certified where interests of certain borrowers will not coincide with the interests of other borrowers, and regularly represents lenders, sellers, buyers, lessors and lenders in large-scale commercial real estate transactions. He is a highly sought-after speaker on the law concerning credit, gift and other payment cards, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, other consumer finance issues, and commercial lending. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School & the College of William & Mary.
3. 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. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, judges, 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, on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending, approved, available jurisdictions:
Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 VCLE credit
Illinois - Supreme Court of Illinois for 1.5 MCLE Credits
Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***
Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***
Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits
Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****
New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits
Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
South Carolina - Supreme Court of South Carolina for 1.5 MCLE Credits
South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***
Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
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.
**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.
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