Originally presented on June 24, 2020.
Presented by MoBarCLE and the Young Lawyers’ Section. Lunch Break Legal Basics are convenient 1-hour webinars covering fundamentals and providing practice tips on core legal concepts.
The number of collection lawsuits filed against consumers has increased exponentially in the last decade. Debt buyers, subprime finance companies, consumer lenders, and a host of other plaintiffs file thousands of cases each year in Missouri. Sadly, most consumer defendants do not know their rights or where to turn for help. This presentation will examine:
How to spot common abuses in consumer collection lawsuits.
Fee shifting statutes available to the consumer lawyer.
Real case examples.
Being prepared for aggressive litigation tactics.
Speaker: David R. Angle, Angle Wilson Law, LLC, Columbia
Note: This material qualifies for self-study credit only. Pursuant to Regulation 15.04.5, a lawyer may receive up to six hours of self-study credit in a reporting year. Self-study programs do not qualify for ethics, elimination of bias or Kansas credit.
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Dave Angle is a consumer protection lawyer at Angle Wilson Law, LLC in Columbia, Missouri. Dave has worked against corporate and government abuses for nearly 30 years. He and Matt Wilson focus on impact cases that frequently arise when an individual is wrongfully sued for collection of a claimed "debt."
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