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Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2017

Released on: Jun. 26, 2017
Running Time: 06:18:15

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

You will learn:

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

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 this program.

Lecture Topics [Total time 06:18:15]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

 

  • Program Overview and Introductions* [00:13:07]
    Robert W. Murphy
  • A Primer on Automobile Fraud [01:00:15]
    Ronald L. Burdge
  • Introduction to the Fair Credit Reporting Act [01:00:08]
    Ian B. Lyngklip, Robert S. Sola
  • Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection [00:59:35]
    Cary L Flitter
  • Representing the Unsecured Debtor [01:03:40]
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Mortgage Servicer Litigation [00:57:30]
    Scott C. Borison, Lisa Sitkin
  • Representing the Student Loan Borrower [01:04:00]
    Joshua Cohen

 

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

 

  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • A Primer on Automobile Sales Fraud
    Ronald L. Burdge
  • A Primer on Automobile Fraud (PowerPoint slides)
    Ronald L. Burdge
  • Steed v. Trans Union LLC, et al., FCRA Complaint for Inaccurate Credit Reports
    Robert S. Sola
  • Meyer v. Shorewood, Inc., et al., FCRA Complaint for Misuse of Report for Employment
    Robert S. Sola
  • Martinez v. Real Page, Inc., FCRA Complaint for Inaccurate Tenant Screening Report
    Robert S. Sola
  • Johnson v. Background Investigations, Inc., et al., FCRA Complaint for Inaccurate Background Report
    Robert S. Sola
  • ABC’s of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (PowerPoint slides)
    Robert S. Sola
  • Taming the Collection Tempest: A Primer on Federal and State Restraints on Consumer Debt Collection
    Robert W. Murphy, Cary L. Flitter
  • Maryland Rule on Affidavit Judgments, Rule 3-306
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Bartlett v. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, 438 Md. 255 (2014)
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Sample Notice of Intention to Defend
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Sample Answers to Interrogatories
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Sample Interrogatories to a Creditor
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Sample Subpoena for a Small Claim Action
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Sample Motion to Stay
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Sample Counterclaim in an Auto Deficiency Action
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Maryland Statute on Auto Repossessions—Credit Grantor Closed End Credit Provisions (CLEC), MD Code, Commercial Law, § 12-1001 et seq.
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Maryland Statute on Auto Repossessions—Retail Installment Sales Act (RISA), MD Code, Commercial Law, § 12-601 et seq.
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Trial Brief on Credit Grantor Closed End Credit Provisions (CLEC)
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Trial Brief on Business Entities
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Trial Brief on Credit Cards and Statute of Limitations
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Trial Brief on Credit Insurance and Statute of Limitations
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Trial Brief on Truth in Lending Act (TILA)
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Supplemental Directive 16-02, Making Home Affordable Program—MHA Program Termination and Borrower Application Sunset, March 3, 2016, Help for America’s Homeowners
    Lisa Sitkin
  • Supplemental Directive 16-03, Making Home Affordable Program—MHA Program Termination and Borrower Application Sunset II, May 2, 2016, Help for America’s Homeowners
    Lisa Sitkin
  • Guiding Principles for the Future of Loss Mitigation: How the Lessons Learned from the Financial Crisis Can Influence the Path Forward, July 25, 2016, U.S. Department of the Treasury in Conjunction with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Housing Finance Agency
    Lisa Sitkin
  • Ho v. ReconTrust Company, NA, 840 F.3d 618 (9th Cir. 2016)
    Scott C. Borison
  • Dowers v. Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, 2017 WL 1192207 (9th Cir. 2017)
    Scott C. Borison
  • Forms: To Assist Clients with Federal Loan Issues
    Joshua R.I. Cohen
  • Student Loans: A Basic Overview (PowerPoint slides)
    Joshua R.I. Cohen

 

Presentation Material

 

  • A Primer on Automobile Fraud (PowerPoint slides)
    Ronald L. Burdge
  • ABC's of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (PowerPoint slides)
    Robert S. Sola
  • Criminal Background Checks and Credit Reports (PowerPoint slides)
    Ian B. Lyngklip
  • Federal Restraints on Debt Collection (PowerPoint slides)
    Cary L Flitter
  • Representing the Unsecured Debtor (PowerPoint slides)
    Kathleen P. Hyland
  • Loss Mitigation Advocacy in a Post-HAMP World (PowerPoint slides)
    Lisa Sitkin
  • Student Loans: A Basic Overview (PowerPoint slides)
    Joshua Cohen
Chairperson(s)
Robert W. Murphy ~ Murphy Law Firm
Speaker(s)
Scott C. Borison ~ Legg Law Firm, LLC
Ronald L. Burdge ~ Burdge Law Office
Joshua Cohen ~ Cohen Consumer Law
Cary L Flitter ~ Flitter Milz, P.C.
Kathleen P. Hyland ~ Hyland Law Firm, LLC
Ian B. Lyngklip ~ Lyngklip & Associates Consumer Law Center, PLC
Lisa Sitkin ~ Senior Staff Attorney, National Housing Law Project
Robert S. Sola ~ Robert S. Sola, P.C.
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U.S. MCLE States

Alabama:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of online programs per reporting period.

Alaska:  All PLI products can fulfill Alaska’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Arizona:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “interactive CLE” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via interactive CLE programs.

Arkansas:  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for Arkansas CLE credit.

California:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “participatory” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via participatory programs.

Colorado:  All PLI products can fulfill Colorado’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Connecticut: Effective January 1, 2017, all PLI products can fulfill Connecticut’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Delaware:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “eCLE” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of eCLE per reporting period, no more than 6 of which may be audio-only.

Florida:  All PLI products can fulfill Florida’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Georgia:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “in-house” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 in-house credits per reporting period.

Hawaii:  All PLI products can fulfill Hawaii’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Idaho:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance education” credit. Attorneys are limited to 9 credits of distance education per reporting period.

Iowa:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “unmoderated” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of unmoderated programs per reporting period.

Kansas:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “prerecorded” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of prerecorded programs per reporting period.

Kentucky:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “non-live” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 non-live credits per reporting period.

Louisiana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Maine:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5.5 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Minnesota:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 on-demand credits per reporting period.

Mississippi:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Montana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Nebraska:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “computer-based learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of computer-based learning per reporting period.

Nevada:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via self-study programs.

New Hampshire:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of self-study per reporting period.

New Jersey:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional on-demand web programs can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Only professional practice and law practice management credits may be earned via transitional on-demand web programs. Ethics and skills credits may not be earned via on-demand web programs.

North Carolina:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of online programs per reporting period.

North Dakota:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Ohio:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online, on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of online, on-demand programs per reporting period.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “non-traditional” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of non-traditional programs per reporting period.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 3 on-demand credits per reporting period.

South Carolina:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “alternatively delivered” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of alternatively delivered programs per reporting period.

Tennessee:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 10 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “pre-recorded” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of pre-recorded programs per reporting period.

Washington:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “A/V” credit. Attorneys are limited to 22.5 credits of A/V programs per reporting period.

West Virginia:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of online instruction per reporting period.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “repeated, on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 10 credits of repeated, on-demand programs per reporting period. No ethics credits can be earned via on-demand web programs.

Wyoming:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of self-study per reporting period.


CPD Jurisdictions

British Columbia (CPD-BC):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not eligible for CPD-BC credit unless viewed with at least one other attorney or an articled student. In this case, the credit must be recorded as a “study group.”

Ontario (CPD-ON):  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “recorded” credit. If viewed without a colleague, attorneys are limited to 6 credits of recorded programs per year. If viewed with at least one colleague, there is no limit to the number of credits that can be earned via recorded programs.

Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s on-demand web programs can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for CPD-HK credit.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s on-demand web programs can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for on-demand web programs vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.


Other Credit Types

CPE Credit (NASBA):  Select on-demand web programs qualify as “QAS Self-Study” credit. Please check the Credit Information box on the right-hand side of this page to verify CPE credit availability.

IRS Continuing Education (IRS-CE):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill IRS-CE requirements. To request IRS-CE credit, please notify PLI at plicredits@pli.edu of your request and include your Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).

Certified Fraud Examiner CPE:  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill Certified Fraud Examiner CPE requirements. To request CPE credit or find out which programs offer CPE, please contact PLI at plicredits@pli.edu.

IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as "self-paced" credit. SHRM professionals are limited to 30 credits of self-paced programs per recertification period.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Candidates are limited to 10 self-study credits per 12-month period, and certification holders are limited to 20 self-study credits per 2-year renewal period.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Certification (CAMS):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for CAMS credit.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for SW CPE credit.

 

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