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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
Presenters: Rachel Foley, Esq. & John Colwell, Esq.

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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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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.

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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- 11/16

Head into the weekend with the following news briefs…

Senate moves toward vote on Trump’s nominee to replace Mick Mulvaney at the CFPB

Betsy DeVos Sued Again For Delaying Student Loan Forgiveness

CFPB Issues Spring 2018 Semi-Annual Report

Pa. students bear second-most loan debt in nation, but is change on the horizon?

The most rampant robocall scams are linked to health insurance, Amazon and student loans

Which Is The Riskier Path: Avoiding College Or Going To College?

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 10/19

It’s Friday! Get through the workday with the following…

CFPB investigates controversial writings of Trump appointee

CFPB Hints At Possible Disparate Impact Rulemaking

Legislators demand answers on student loan forgiveness process

Warren to Fed: Keep growth cap on Wells Fargo until CEO is replaced

Debt Collector Requirement to Authenticate Consumer Comes to a Head

Student Loan Repayment Is The Hottest Employee Benefit Of 2018

Study finds racial disparities in student debt increase after young people leave college

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announces favorable court ruling in lawsuit against student loan company

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 10/12

Before you start your weekend, stop and read today’s headlines!

Popular Job Perk: Helping To Pay Off Student Loan Debt

CFPB’s Mulvaney unmoved by external pressure to oust top aide

Pentagon, others baffled by CFPB plan to cease military lending exams

Mulvaney calls for unity at consumer bureau amid racial controversy

Mortgage Industry Urges CFPB to Make Changes to Lo Comp Rule

Congress Can’t Create an Independent and Unaccountable New Branch of Government

Chapter 5 Officially Begins in Department of ED Private Debt Collection Saga

35 State Attorneys General Request the FCC to Implement New Rules to Combat Illegal Spam Robocalls

7th Circuit affirms withheld attorney fees in disability cases

Bond yields sink after consumer prices reading is lighter than expected, quelling inflation fears

Consumer groups blast CFPB over proposed ‘disclosure sandbox’

Public service loan forgiveness is going wrong for most people — meet some of them

Bankruptcy News Briefs- 10/01

We made it to October! Start this new month with the following…

6 Ways To Save Your Kids From The Rising Cost Of Education And Prevent The College Debt Trap

Colleges Where Pell Grant Recipients Do Best and Worst at Paying Down Their Student Loans

U.S. Student Debt Just Reached This Ugly Milestone

Congressional Candidate Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 Advocates for Reduction of Student Loans in Interview With The Sun

Supreme Court Opens New Term Without Ninth Justice in Place

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How to Get a Great Return On Investment from Your Law Firm’s Marketing Efforts
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: October 4, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenter: Stephen Fairley

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Attorney advertising is a multi-billion dollar industry. Yet every year law firms waste millions of dollars on ineffective marketing. Why? Because they enjoy losing money? Of course not! They do it because they don’t know how to set up the systems to track their marketing efforts or they don’t know how to interpret the data that is shown to them.

If you are currently investing any money in marketing your law firm or are thinking of jumping into the fray hoping to find new ways to get more leads than you absolutely cannot afford to miss this riveting webinar.

You will discover:

  • The 5 biggest mistakes attorneys make in their marketing and advertising
  • 3 simple steps to track every lead that comes into your law firm
  • Training your staff to use the Rainmaker Lead Tracking Sheet
  • Measuring the metrics of your marketing efforts
  • Making sense of the data and how to make wise decisions
  • A good rule of thumb when it comes to ROI
  • The formula for measuring Marketing Return On Investment
  • How to identify your “marketing money losers” and when to cut the cord
  • Setting realistic expectations from new marketing efforts

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Bankruptcy News Briefs- 9/27

Don’t miss the latest bankruptcy news briefs…

NACBA/NCLC Testify Before House Judiciary Subcommittee

Bankruptcy Watchdogs Push Congress for a Raise

Goodlatte Statement at Hearing on Bankruptcy Administration Improvement Act

What’s Going On Behind the Scenes Since Court Ruled Against ED?

As Fed Raises Rates, Consumers Have Yet to Feel the Sting

Racial wealth inequality is worsened by student debt, study finds

Is student debt keeping Americans away from marriage?

National Student Loan Cohort Default Rate Falls

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How to Value Assets in Bankruptcy
Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Gene Melchionne, Esq. & Jim Haller, Esq.

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What are the fastest least expensive methods to get accurate values for your client’s assets? Gene and Jim will discuss time tested methods to determine values on real estate, vehicles, and other property. Join us to learn how to save time and money while increasing the accuracy of your information.

How to Get a Great Return On Investment from Your Law Firm’s Marketing Efforts
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: October 4, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EASTERN
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenter: Stephen Fairley

Register HERE

Attorney advertising is a multi-billion dollar industry. Yet every year law firms waste millions of dollars on ineffective marketing. Why? Because they enjoy losing money? Of course not! They do it because they don’t know how to set up the systems to track their marketing efforts or they don’t know how to interpret the data that is shown to them.

If you are currently investing any money in marketing your law firm or are thinking of jumping into the fray hoping to find new ways to get more leads than you absolutely cannot afford to miss this riveting webinar.

You will discover:

  • The 5 biggest mistakes attorneys make in their marketing and advertising
  • 3 simple steps to track every lead that comes into your law firm
  • Training your staff to use the Rainmaker Lead Tracking Sheet
  • Measuring the metrics of your marketing efforts
  • Making sense of the data and how to make wise decisions
  • A good rule of thumb when it comes to ROI
  • The formula for measuring Marketing Return On Investment
  • How to identify your “marketing money losers” and when to cut the cord
  • Setting realistic expectations from new marketing efforts