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.
ALLEN I. GORSKI is a partner with the law firm of Gorski & Knowlton PC, where his main area of practice is bankruptcy law. He is admitted to the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; the U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit; and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Gorski has spoken for the New Jersey ICLE in the past. Mr. Gorski is a member of the Camden County, Mercer County, New Jersey State, Pennsylvania and American bar associations. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. degree from the Boston University School of Law.
MARK A. KRIEGEL is an attorney at the Law Office of Mark A. Kriegel, LLC. Mr. Kriegel represents clients in civil litigation matters, including breach of contract, commercial collections and contested estate cases. He also provides estate planning services, including drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney, healthcare directives, and assisting clients with probate and estate disbursement. Furthermore, he represents small and medium sized businesses in formation, governance, operating/shareholder agreements, contract review and drafting, litigation and collections. Mr. Kriegel also represents clients at arbitration and mediating preceding, including court ordered and AAA arbitrations. Mr. Kriegel is admitted to the Bar of New Jersey and New York. He received his B.A. degree from Syracuse University and his J.D. degree from Seton Hall University School of Law.
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 president of ACA International. He is 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-Camden School of Law.
ANDREW SKLAR is the founder and managing member of the law firm of Sklar Law, LLC. He is licensed in both the state and federal courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Since 1992, Mr. Sklar has practiced in the areas of consumer and commercial collections, auto deficiency collections, judgment enforcement, bankruptcy, commercial litigation, and landlord-tenant law. He also has been a Chapter 7 bankruptcy panel trustee for the District of New Jersey since 1997. Mr. Sklar is a member of the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA), the Commercial Law League of America (CLLA) and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT). He also is a regular speaker on the areas of debt collection and bankruptcy for the Burlington and Camden County bar associations, as well as National Business Institute. Mr. Sklar is a graduate of the University of Hartford and Rutgers University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review.