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Registration For The 2018 NACBA Convention in Denver Is Open!

Registration is Open for #NACBADEN!

Register Today for NACBA’s Annual Convention, April 19-22, 2018 in Denver, Colorado!

Join us in Denver, Colorado at the Sheraton in Downtown Denver a beautiful and convenient location that is the perfect backdrop for this much-anticipated event. We couldn’t be more excited for you to experience our stellar and informative sessions, listen to our expert keynote speakers that include, Dr. Wendy Osefo,  Susan Carnicero, Rashmi Airan, and Amy Vetter, attend 1 of 3 Pre-Convention Sessions, along with the opportunity to network with your peers and colleagues, visit the expansive exhibit,  earn CLE, plus so much more!

We can’t wait to see you! Don’t delay Register by February 23rd, 2018 to receive the Early Bird Rate! 

Visit https://www.nacba.org/nacbaden/ your go-to spot for everything #NACBADEN!

 

2016 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop Session Highlight

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Friday, December 9th

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM ET

Find a Treasure Trove of Consumer Law Violations in your Bankruptcy Treasure Chest: Fair Debt, Credit Reporting, Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Booty awaits!

Presented by: Cary Flitter, Esq.

Consumer law violations are common problems for debtors and can be filed in bankruptcy court or district court. Most provide statutory attorney fees. Philadelphia consumer lawyer Cary Flitter will help you to triage your cases.

About Our Presenter:

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Cary L. Flitter

Cary L. Flitter practices consumer law with Flitter Milz, P.C. located in suburban Philadelphia and New Jersey. Cary serves on the adjunct faculty at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia and Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware, where he teaches Consumer Law and Litigation including Fair Credit Reporting, Fair Debt Collection, and class action. He has guest lectured on consumer law issues at Harvard Law School, The University of Pennsylvania Law School, and other venues. Flitter is a contributing author to Pennsylvania Consumer Law by Bisel Publishing Co. This is the leading treatise in Pennsylvania on consumer law. He is also a contributor to Consumer Class Actions 5th Ed. by the National Consumer Law Center. Cary was invited by the Federal Trade Commission to participate in workshops on Collection of Consumer Debt. Cary’s consumer cases in the Court of Appeals include Brown v. Card Service Center, 464 F.3d 450 (3d Cir. 2006) (seminal circuit case on deception under FDCPA); Rosenau v. Unifund, 539 F.3d 218 (3d Cir. 2008) (successful challenge to phony “legal department” in dunning letter); Cappuccio v. Prime Capital, 549 F.3d 180 (3d Cir. 2011) (first impression holding that borrower’s testimony alone may be sufficient to rebut presumption of receipt of TILA disclosures); Gager v. Dell Fin. Serv., LLC, 727 F.3d 265 (3d Cir. 2013) (holding, in first impression, that consent to receive cellphone calls is revocable under Telephone Consumer Protection Act) and Douglass v. Convergent Outsourcing, 765 F.3d 299 (3d Cir. 2014) (holding, in first impression, that placing the consumer’s account number on collection envelope violates privacy provisions of FDCPA) Cary is the recipient of multiple pro bono awards for his work on behalf of low-income consumers and serves as the 2016 Co-Chair of the Federal Courts committee of the Montgomery (County, Pa.) Bar Association.

Register Today!

2016 Virtual Bankruptcy Workshop Session Highlight!

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Friday, December 9, 2016

1:30 PM-2:30 PM ET

Dry Docking Aggressive Trustees: Getting the Overreaching Chapter 7 Trustee Out of the Water and on to the Shore!

Presented by:

Richard H. Nemeth, Esq. & Paul Maschmeyer Esq.

Are your clients being subject to out of line requests and turnover actions by overbearing Trustees? Richard Nemeth and Paul Maschmeyer  will discuss methods of dealing with these actions including responding to information requests, use of extensions of time to object to requests by the Trustee and how to use the political system to help your client. Learn how to defend turnover of mass tort awards and college tuition fraudulent conveyance litigation, and how to exclude inherited IRA from property of the estate (In re Clark). Stop requests to turn over convenience accounts and use secured creditor carve outs to help your client, not hurt them, and much more.

About Our Presenters:

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Paul Maschmeyer
Mr. Maschmeyer is a Shareholder/Director of Maschmeyer Karalis P.C. This firm limits its practice to Bankruptcy, Corporate, Corporate Reorganization, Litigation, Insolvency,Creditors’ Rights and Real Estate Law. Mr. Maschmeyer has represented trustees in many bankruptcy liquidations, official creditors’ committees and debtors in numerous Chapter 11 reorganizations.Mr. Maschmeyer is a member of the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project.In addition to holding an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Maschmeyer is certified as a Business Bankruptcy Law Specialist by the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification and an author of Colliers Handbook for Trustees and Debtors-in- Possession. He is recognized by Philadelphia Magazine as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the practice area of Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights.

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Richard Nemeth
Mr. Nemeth is a consumer and small business bankruptcy practitioner and litigator in Cleveland, Ohio and the ND Ohio state chair for NACBA. He has been practicing bankruptcy law in Cleveland for over 25 years.In July, 2008, Mr. Nemeth was named NACBA Member of the Month for spearheading a successful effort to get the Ohio legislature to adopt a new and far more consumer-friendly exemption statute. Mr. Nemeth is a frequent speaker at local, regional and national continuing legal education seminars, and is often asked by reporters to comment on consumer issues for local and national media publications. He has been involved in a considerable amount of consumer litigation, representing borrowers against lenders, mortgage brokers, servicers, collection agencies and their law firms in stay and discharge violation, breach, fraud, civil conspiracy, truth-in-lending, RESPA, FDCPA and other matters in which he has won substantial awards for his clients.
Mr. Nemeth is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

Register Today!

NACBA Membership Benefit Spotlight

Continuing Legal Education: On Demand with Attorney Credits.com

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NACBA knows that Continuing Education is paramount to your professional growth. While we provide opportunities for you to receive CLE’s throughout the year, we know that you need it at your fingertips and at an affordable price. One of the benefits you receive as a NACBA Member is exclusive member savings with Attorney Credits.com. You are entitled to receive a 15% discount off all CLE courses and bundles. Attorney Credits.com processes CLE credits in over 30 U.S. States!

Learn More and get started today!

 

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3 Reasons to Register for #NACBASEA Fall Workshop Today!

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Beside the obvious reason to register for the #NACBASEA Fall Workshop on October 6th-9th such as the great sessions, dynamic speakers CLE, the opportunity to network and a fabulous cruise ship here are three other reasons to register today and receive the Early Bird Rate:

  1. All Fall Workshop Registrants will receive, at no additional cost, a copy of NCLC’s Quick Guide to Federal Evidence and Objections (value $35). An essential practice tool for federal (and even state) court litigation, facilitating objection by rule number, and including common objections and motions at every stage of a case — all in only 21 pages.
  2. All Fall Workshop Attendees will receive, at no additional cost, seven days (7) of complete access to the NCLC Digital Library (October 7 – October 14, 2016).
  3. Throughout the Fall Workshop, all attendees will be registered for a chance at winning 1 of 10 NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law & Practice 2016 Eleventh Edition (value $140). NACBA will be giving away up to 10 copies of the NCLC Consumer Bankruptcy Law & Practice 2016 Eleventh Edition.

Don’t miss the boat!

Register Today for the Early Bird Rate and Set Sail with NACBA for an Unforgettable Voyage!

Early Bird Rate Ends Today!

#NACBASEA Spotlight with Richard H. Nemeth and Paul Maschmeyer

Dry Docking Aggressive Trustees: Getting the Overreaching Chapter 7 Trustee Out of the Water and Onto the Shore!
Saturday, October 8th 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Are your clients being subject to out of line requests and turnover actions by overbearing Trustees? Richard Nemeth and Paul Maschmeyer will discuss methods of dealing with these actions including responding to information requests, use of extensions of time to object to requests by the Trustee and how to use the political system to help your client.
 Learn how to defend turnover of mass tort awards and college tuition fraudulent conveyance litigation, and how to exclude inherited IRA from property of the estate (In re Clark).  Stop requests to turn over convenience accounts and use secured creditor carve outs to help your client, not hurt them, and much more.
Presenters:
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Richard H. Nemeth (Hal)
Mr. Nemeth is a consumer and small business bankruptcy practitioner and litigator in Cleveland, Ohio and the ND Ohio state chair for NACBA.  He has been practicing bankruptcy law in Cleveland for over 25 years.In July, 2008, Mr. Nemeth was named NACBA Member of the Month for spearheading a successful effort to get the Ohio legislature to adopt a new and far more consumer-friendly exemption statute.  Mr. Nemeth is a frequent speaker at local, regional and national continuing legal education seminars, and is often asked by reporters to comment on consumer issues for local and national media publications.  He has been involved in a considerable amount of consumer litigation, representing borrowers against lenders, mortgage brokers, servicers, collection agencies and their law firms in stay and discharge violation, breach, fraud, civil conspiracy, truth-in-lending, RESPA, FDCPA and other matters in which he has won substantial awards for his clients.  Mr. Nemeth is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
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Paul Maschmeyer
Mr. Maschmeyer is a Shareholder/Director of Maschmeyer Karalis P.C. This firm limits its practice to Bankruptcy, Corporate, Corporate Reorganization, Litigation, Insolvency,Creditors’ Rights and Real Estate Law. Mr. Maschmeyer has represented trustees in many bankruptcy liquidations, official creditors’ committees and debtors in numerous Chapter 11 reorganizations.Mr. Maschmeyer is a member of the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project.In addition to holding an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Maschmeyer is certified as a Business Bankruptcy Law Specialist by the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification and an author of Colliers Handbook for Trustees and Debtors-in- Possession. He is recognized by Philadelphia Magazine as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the practice area of Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights.