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Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2018

Friday June 08
2018

  • By: Practising Law Institute
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Practising Law Institute
    685 Market St
    San Francisco, CA
  • Contact:
    Practising Law Institute
    800.260.4PLI
  • Website: www.pli.edu

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
• A Primer on Automobile Fraud
• Representing the Unsecured Debtor
• Mortgage Servicer Litigation
• Assisting Student Loan Borrowers
• 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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