Areas of Professional Practice: 6.00
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including - Ethics: 1.00 Areas of Professional Practice: 6.00
This nontraditional format course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for up to 7.0 credit hours. 6.0 hours can be applied to the areas of professional practice requirement and is approved for newly admitted and experienced attorneys. 1.0 hour can be applied toward the ethics and professionalism requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys.
SHANNON P. MILLER is a partner with the law firm of MauriceWutscher. He concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation and consumer credit litigation. Mr. Miller has successfully represented financial institutions and law firms throughout the country for claims filed under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and various state consumer protection statutes. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western districts of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Miller is a member of DBA International, National Mortgage Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, and the American Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree from Wittenberg University and his J.D. degree from Widener University School of Law.
LEONA MOGAVERO is a principal at Friedman Schuman, P.C., where she concentrates her practice in the area of creditors' rights and bankruptcy. Ms. Mogavero has experience representing financial institutions and other lenders in negotiation and documentation of commercial loan workouts and restructures. She also has experience in real estate transactional matters. Ms. Mogavero has supervised and instructed associate attorneys and paralegal assistants in the handling of commercial and residential mortgage foreclosures, and is a frequent speaker at seminars for financial professionals and attorneys regarding loan workouts, collections, and bankruptcy. She is admitted to practice in the state of Pennsylvania, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Ms. Mogavero is a member of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia bar associations. She earned her B.A. degree, maxima cum laude, from LaSalle College and her J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
RICHARD J. PERR is a partner at Fineman, Krekstein & Harris, P.C., in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation. He is a nationally recognized authority and lecturer on creditor’s rights, representing creditors, law firms and agencies against individual and class action allegations invoking federal and state consumer protection laws, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Mr. Perr also advises entities and individuals on matters related to compliance in the credit and collection industry, including review, implementation and auditing of policies and procedures, especially in adherence with governmental regulatory bodies, such as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Mr. Perr is currently the immediate past president of ACA International. He was the state compliance chair for Pennsylvania (2005-2007, 2016-2018), and previously served as chair of the Members’ Attorney Program Committee (MAP Committee) and as the state compliance chair for New Jersey from 2011-2015. Mr. Perr also serves on the Board of Directors for the Mid-Atlantic Collectors Association. He earned his B.A. degree from Rutgers College and his J.D. degree, with honors, from Rutgers School of Law.