Author: kristadamelio

Krista D’Amelio joined NACBA in April 2017 as Director of Government Affairs and Communications. D’Amelio’s work will focus on strengthening relationships and increasing advocacy reach with elected officials and government agencies to enhance their understanding and support of NACBA’s issues. Prior to joining NACBA, D’Amelio served as Global Government Affairs Coordinator at Airlines for America where she assisted to increase advocacy reach and lobbying capabilities of the organization. Previously, she was the Associate Director of College Partner Relations at the Center for Student Opportunity where she helped first-generation students on the road to and through college. A native of Connecticut, D’Amelio began her career in the Office of Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele and on gubernatorial campaigns. She received duel Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Connecticut where she also conducted published research for the Department of Sociology. D'Amelio's research tracing the evolution of social policy in Connecticut led her to be granted the John G. Hill Political Science Excellence Award and her research abroad in the Arts and Humanity Summer Program in Florence, Italy earned her the 2009 Global Scholar Award. D'Amelio holds a masters degree in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania.

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/05

Today’s bankruptcy and consumer headlines are…

Encore Enters Settlement Agreement with 42 States and the District of Columbia

Debt Collector Can’t Head Off Class Cert. In Student Loan Suit

D.N.J.: If Relationship Between Collector and Creditor is Clear, Including Chain of Title Does not Make Creditor Identification Unclear

Stocks are plummeting, but a U.S. recession doesn’t look imminent

New York State Is Probing Abuses in Small-Business Lending

Bond Rally Eases Detroit’s Return to Muni Market

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2018 Midterm Election Results Impact on Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: John Colwell, Esq., Ike Shulman, Esq., Ed Boltz, Esq. & John Rao, Esq.

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Join NACBA as we discuss how the recent 2018 midterm election results will impact consumer bankruptcy attorneys. This webinar is an opportunity for members to review the results, discuss House committees and new leadership, and learn how you can help NACBA move forward with bringing important issues to the attention of the 2019 Congressional agenda.

Improve Your Bottom Line with Fillable PDFs
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
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Fillable PDFs can dramatically improve your bottom line by decreasing the turnaround time to receive information from your client while improving the accuracy of that information. Fillable PDFs are fast and easy to use, reduce/eliminate costly errors, provide 100% legible text, increase workflow and productivity, and are easy to update and archive. Learn from our experts how to create fillable PDFs to improve your bankruptcy practice!

Circuit Case Law Update
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: Free for NACBA Members
Presenters: Jim Molleur, David Shaev, Trish Meyer, Koury Hicks, Behrooz Vida, Brian Flick, David Yen, Wendell Sherk, Stanley Zlotoff, Jill Michaux and Nathan Juster.

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 12/04

NACBA is back from sea! Let’s kickoff December with the following…

The Marriott data breach

A Student Loan Help Center

How to protect your home equity from bankruptcy

Exclusive: Consumer bureau name change could cost firms $300 million

CFPB’s Brian Johnson Makes Strong Case For Consumer Protection And Free Markets

How the ’50/50 path’ helped one couple pay off their mortgage in four years

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 11/28

The midweek headlines are…

What Practitioners Need to Know About New Bankruptcy Rules, Effective December 1

Student loan debt becoming a ‘crisis,’ DeVos says

Sen. Gardner Behind Bill For Employers To Help With Student Loans

Foreclosure Not Complete Until Deed Recorded so Debtor May Cure and Maintain

Consumer Litigation and Complaints Back on the Rise in October

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 11/27

Today’s Bankruptcy News Briefs read…

House Democrats gear up to take on DeVos

District Court Stays Case Pending U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Obduskey v. Wells Fargo

Elimination of student loans opens doors of opportunity for Hopkins undergraduates

CFPB/Fed/OCC 2018 Increase Exemption Thresholds for Appraisal Requirement, Regs Z and M

Opinion: A sensible way to fix the student-loan problem

CFPB Disclosures Sandbox Could Help Prepaid Cards Ditch Paper

Student Loan Payback Tougher as Borrowers Age

A Reprieve for Homebuyers With Student Loans

 

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 11/26

Kickoff your Monday morning with the following headlines…

Farm bankruptcies are on the rise, and bankers worry that far more are on the way

Student Loan Servicer Accused Of Pushing Some Students Into More Costly Repayment Plans

‘I will die before this loan is ever paid off.’ Idaho students’ debt piles up

Mick Mulvaney’s Year at CFPB Has Pleased Financial Industry, Which Wants More

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 11/21

Thanksgiving is tomorrow! Before you kickoff the holiday read these briefs…

Measuring Household Debt

New York Fed Report Shows Decline in Collection Accounts… Or Does It?

The Simplest Ways To Save Interest On Your Student Loans

Student borrowers with cancer can now pause their payments 

Student loan company Navient used deceptive practices, Dept. of Education audit suggests

If Wildfires Drive PG&E Into Bankruptcy, What Happens to Renewable Energy Contracts?

 

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 11/20

A few headlines to start this Tuesday…

BCFP Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Case, Concludes Law Firm Did Not Engage in Debt Collection by Initiating Nonjudicial Foreclosure

Happy holidays! Shopping tips from the FTC

Three Predictions for the CFPB in 2019

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2018 Midterm Election Results Impact on Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: John Colwell, Esq., Ike Shulman, Esq., Ed Boltz, Esq. & John Rao, Esq.

Register HERE

Join NACBA as we discuss how the recent 2018 midterm election results will impact consumer bankruptcy attorneys. This webinar is an opportunity for members to review the results, discuss House committees and new leadership, and learn how you can help NACBA move forward with bringing important issues to the attention of the 2019 Congressional agenda.

Improve Your Bottom Line with Fillable PDFs
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: Rachel Foley, Esq. & John Colwell, Esq.

Register HERE

Fillable PDFs can dramatically improve your bottom line by decreasing the turnaround time to receive information from your client while improving the accuracy of that information. Fillable PDFs are fast and easy to use, reduce/eliminate costly errors, provide 100% legible text, increase workflow and productivity, and are easy to update and archive. Learn from our experts how to create fillable PDFs to improve your bankruptcy practice!

Circuit Case Law Update
Date: ON DEMAND
Time: ON DEMAND
Cost: Free for NACBA Members
Presenters: Jim Molleur, David Shaev, Trish Meyer, Koury Hicks, Behrooz Vida, Brian Flick, David Yen, Wendell Sherk, Stanley Zlotoff, Jill Michaux and Nathan Juster.

Register HERE

Join us for a discussion of the most interesting recent cases from each federal circuit led by the NACBA Circuit Leader for each circuit. Stay on top of the most interesting cases from across the country.