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Even though they have tried multiple collection efforts, your clients still haven't been paid a debt they're owed. That's when they turn to you for help. However, debt collection today is nothing like it was in the past, and smart professionals know they tread a fine line. How can you get the money owed, while staying in compliance with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act? We know - and can show you how. Order today!
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Louisiana State Bar Association Committee on MCLE. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours (based on a 60-minute credit hour) of self-study credit, of which 1.0 hour will apply to self-study ethics credit. No more than 4.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
KEVIN K. GIPSON is the principal of the New Orleans Law Offices of Kevin K. Gipson. Since 1986, Mr. Gipson devotes most of his practice to helping consumers with their debt problems. He is an experienced trial attorney practicing in both state and federal courts and regularly handles a wide variety of legal matters including consumer bankruptcy, with emphasis on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, consumer law, student loan law, foreclosure defense, successions and wills, and personal injury. Mr. Gipson earned his B.A. degree from the University of New Orleans and his J.D. degree from Loyola University School of Law. Mr. Gipson is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Mortgage Law Network, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), and is a founding member of the Bankruptcy Law Network.
BARRY H. GRODSKY is a partner in the law firm of Taggart Morton, L.L.C., where he practices in the areas of creditors' rights, foreclosures, workouts, lender liability and business litigation. Mr. Grodsky has previously taught at the University of New Orleans. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the New Orleans Bar Association and the Turnaround Management Association. Mr. Grodsky earned his B.B.A. degree, with honors, from the University of Texas and his J.D. degree from Tulane University of Louisiana.
STANLEY C. KOTTEMANN JR. is the principal of the Kottemann Law Firm, located in Kenner, Louisiana. Since 1985, Mr. Kottemann has focused his practice on commercial and consumer debt collection services. He is a member of the Association American Collector Association, and the Louisiana, Texas and Jefferson Parish bar associations. Mr. Kottemann earned his B.S. degree from Louisiana State University, his M.B.A. degree from the University of New Orleans and his J.D. degree from Tulane University School of Law.
BLAKE E. OAKES is the managing attorney for The Oakes Law Firm, LLC, in Metairie, Louisiana. His firm specializes in collections and creditor's rights, but also has extensive experience in the areas of bankruptcy and commercial litigation. He has handled civil litigation for clients on a variety of matters with a particular expertise in recoveries on defaulted obligations, including notes, credit cards, open accounts, and other consumer and commercial instruments. Mr. Oakes earned his B.A. degree in history from Louisiana State University and his J.D. degree from Southern University Law Center. His practice includes the entire state of Louisiana, as he is admitted to practice before all Louisiana courts, state and federal. Mr. Oakes has presented at National Business Institute seminars in the past on various collection law topics, including pre-judgment activities, investigating and commencing an action, obtaining a judgment, ethical issues, and defending against FDCPA claims. He is a member of the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) and the American Bar Association.