WHEN: Noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, September 21, 2023 | HOW: via ZOOM | COST: Free to Legal Services Personnel and those who will volunteer for VLPCNY Clinics, $25 for all others | MCLE: 2.0 (0.5 Ethics, 1.5 Skills) | This CLE is appropriate for both newly admitted and established attorneys. |A Financial Waiver may be found HERE.
Offered at no cost to attorneys who commit to volunteering with VLPCNY’s Debt Clinic, and for only $25 for those who don’t, this program provides an overview of debt collection lawsuits and steps to take in helping consumers defend against these lawsuits in a limited scope clinic or during full representation. The program is suited for attorneys new to consumer law, as well as attorneys with some experience looking for a refresher. The speakers will go over common issues in debt collection lawsuits, common defenses, motion practice, and ethical considerations for attorneys offering limited-scope assistance.
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