Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2019

  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Practicing Law Institute
  • Source: New York
Topics:
  • Attorneys / Legal Services

Why You Should Attend:
Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low-income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented. Attend this program to learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills.

What You Will Learn:

  • Introduction to Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection
  • Assisting Student Loan Borrowers
  • A Primer on Automobile Fraud
  • Representing the Unsecured Debtor
  • Mortgage Servicer Litigation
  • Developing a Working Relationship with Legal Services Organizations

Who Should Attend:
Attorneys who want to volunteer to help low-income clients with consumer related issues and legal services advocates who want to enhance their skills in consumer litigation matters would benefit from attending this program.

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