Hampton Inn Greenville/I-385 Haywood Mall
255 Congaree Road
Greenville, SC 29607
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Tread Carefully...But Ensure Your Clients Get Paid
Winning a judgment against a bad debt doesn't necessarily mean cash in hand. Do you have the information you need to ensure payment of the debt - while keeping in compliance with strict guidelines governing consumer collections? Don't rush in unprepared. Maximize your chances of recovery with the practical solutions you'll gain at this definitive seminar. Enroll today!
This basic-to-intermediate level course will provide professionals with the legal framework to collect consumer debt. Those who should attend include:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course is accredited by the South Carolina Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization for 6.0 hours, of which 1.0 hour relates to ethical considerations.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. State from recall at least three tools for discovering assets. 2. State from recall at least three collection procedures that are prohibited by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). 3. Describe two ways to effectively get a debtor’s attention when pursuing a lawsuit. 4. Explain how to pursue judgment liens on real or personal property to facilitate judgment collection. 5. List the steps necessary to obtain payment when a collection action involves a bankruptcy. 6. Distinguish between ethical and unethical collection practices.
DAVID S. KERSHAW is an attorney with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP, and a member of the firm's financial restructuring and bankruptcy group. Mr. Kershaw represents clients in a wide range of bankruptcy and insolvency matters. He earned his B.S. degree from South Carolina State University and his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He served as a law clerk to the U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Helen E. Burris in the District of South Carolina, and to Judge Amy W. McCulloch and Judge Jacqueline D. Belton in the Richland County Probate Court. Mr. Kershaw is a member of the South Carolina Bar and the South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyers Association.
M. KEVIN McCARRELL is a partner in the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP, where he is a member of the firm's litigation group, focusing on business, commercial, and real estate litigation with an emphasis on creditors' rights and bankruptcy. Mr. McCarrell is certified by the Supreme Court of South Carolina as a specialist in bankruptcy and debtor-creditor law. He has experience representing banks, trade creditors (including in the healthcare, transportation, and agriculture industries) and other financial services companies in workouts, mortgage foreclosures, and debt collection matters in which creditors are seeking to recover on troubled assets or seeking to recover under conversion or fraud theories. He also represents creditors and others in defending lender liability actions and consumer suits, including FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA, RESPA, ECOA and other federal and state consumer protection laws. His practice further involves real estate litigation, including handling title insurance claims, quiet title actions and partition actions, as well as landlord/tenant eviction and collection matters. Mr. McCarrell co-chaired the 2016 and 2017 South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Annual Seminar, and was appointed by the South Carolina Bankruptcy Court to serve on the 2017 Advisory Committee on Local Rules and Practice. He earned his B.S. degree, with honors, from the University of South Carolina, Moore School of Business and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar; the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Carolina; and the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association.
HARRIET P. WALLACE is a partner in the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP, where she represents lenders and creditors in a range of litigation, workouts and transactions. Her practice includes a background in commercial transactions, for which she has handled negotiations, loan documentation, loan modifications, forbearance agreements and settlement documents. In the area of creditor's rights litigation, Ms. Wallace has assisted clients with bankruptcies and adversary proceedings. She has also represented creditors in all areas of special asset litigation, including lien property disputes, mortgage foreclosures and UCCs. As a licensed title agent, Ms. Wallace has handled a number of SBA loan closings and frequently guides clients through complex title issues. She is admitted to practice in South Carolina and before the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina. She earned her B.S and B.A. degrees from the College of Charleston, and her J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina. Ms. Wallace is a member of the South Carolina Bar, Greenville County Bar Association, Independent Bankers Association of South Carolina, and is the current president of the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association.February 20 - Charleston
JAKE S. BARKER is an attorney with the law firm of Graybill, Lansche & Vinzani, LLC, where he practices primarily out of the firm’s Charleston office. His practice focuses on all phases and aspects of real estate litigation law, as well as commercial transactions. Mr. Barker’s experience includes counseling banks and other lending institutions on various commercial lending and collection matters, as well as protecting creditors’ rights in bankruptcy proceedings. He has also represented lenders in matters related to financial fraud, foreclosure defense, curative title matters, and other business transactions. Mr. Barker has also represented title insurance underwriters in South Carolina’s state and federal courts in all types of matters. In 2016, he achieved certification as a circuit court mediator by the South Carolina Bar. He has spoken and given presentations at conferences regarding creditor’s rights in bankruptcy and real estate litigation, most recently at the annual South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association annual conference. Mr. Barker earned his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina and his Juris Doctor degree from Washington and Lee University. He is the co-chair of the CLE Committee for the Charleston County Bar Association. Mr. Barker is a member of the South Carolina Bar, Richland County Bar Association, Berkeley County Bar Association, and the Charleston County Bar Association.
SEAN MARKHAM is the owner of the Markham Law Firm, LLC, in Charleston. Mr. Markham is certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a specialist in bankruptcy and debtor-creditor law. He handles a wide range of business and consumer insolvency matters throughout the state of South Carolina. Over the past 12 years, Mr. Markham has represented nearly every constituent in bankruptcy in both large and small bankruptcy matters. This includes a wide range of business and consumer insolvency matters for both debtors and creditors in Chapters 7, 11, and 13. He earned his BSBA degree from East Carolina University and his J.D. degree from the Charleston School of Law. In 2017, he received the William E.S. Robinson Public Service Award from the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association (SCBLA), and the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). Mr. Markham routinely speaks on bankruptcy issues at CLE classes for lawyers as part of his work with the South Carolina Bankruptcy Lawyers Association.
TARA E. NAUFUL is of counsel to BEAL, LLC. Ms. Nauful joined the firm in 2018 following a two-year clerkship with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina. Prior to her clerkship, she was in private practice for 23 years, representing financial institutions and other lenders in both commercial and consumer distressed debt matters, including debt collection actions, claim and deliveries, foreclosures, and suits against borrowers and guarantors. She has also served as a state court receiver, and counsel for a Chapter 11 trustee. Ms. Nauful has completed the American Bankruptcy Institute and St. John’s University School of Law’s 40-hour Bankruptcy Mediation Training and is approved by the South Carolina Board of Arbitration and Mediator Certification to serve as a Circuit Court Mediator. In addition, Ms. Nauful is a certified specialist in bankruptcy-debtor/creditor law by the South Carolina Supreme Court. She received her B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and her J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Ms. Nauful served as co-chair of the Ethics and Professional Compensation Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute (2018) and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina; United States Bankruptcy Court, District of South Carolina; South Carolina State courts; North Carolina State courts; and Georgia State courts.
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