Doubletree Hotel Akron/Fairlawn
3150 West Market Street
Akron, OH 44333
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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 has been approved by the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6.0 CLE credit hours, including 1.0 hour of attorney professional conduct instruction.
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. Describe two ways to effectively get a debtor’s attention when pursuing a lawsuit. 3. Explain how to pursue judgment liens on real or personal property to facilitate judgment collection. 4. List the steps necessary to obtain payment when a collection action involves a bankruptcy. 5. Distinguish between ethical and unethical collection practices. 6. State from recall at least three collection procedures that are prohibited by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
EDWARD G. BOHNERT is an attorney with Reimer Law Co. He has 38 years of experience concentrating in foreclosure, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights litigation. Mr. Bohnert has written and lectured extensively on Ohio foreclosure law. He is licensed to practice in Ohio; the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Ohio and Southern District of Ohio; and the United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit. Mr. Bohnert earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from John Carroll University and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University. (Akron location)
CRYSTAL M. DUPLAY is an attorney with the Law Offices of Timothy M. Sullivan located in Cleveland, Ohio. She has devoted her career to the creditor's rights practice area by advocating on behalf of clients in all aspects of collections. Ms. Duplay earned her B.A. degree from Baldwin Wallace University and her J.D. degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University. She frequently presents on various debt collection issues. Ms. Duplay is currently the secretary of the Ohio Creditor’s Attorney Association and serves on the National Creditor’s Bar Board of Directors. She has been selected to the Ohio Super Lawyers-Rising Star list in 2018 and 2019. She is licensed to practice law in Ohio, the United States District Court-Northern District of Ohio, Wisconsin, and before the Supreme Court of the United States. (Youngstown location)
JOSEPH A. FERRISE is a staff attorney at the Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee in Akron, Ohio. Mr. Ferrise also is an adjunct professor at the University of Akron. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Akron and his J.D. degree from the University of Akron School of Law. (Youngstown and Akron locations)
BRADLEY S. LE BOEUF is a sole practitioner in Akron, Ohio. Mr. Le Boeuf has been an attorney for more than 32 years and primarily practices in the areas of contract law, collections, and real estate. He is admitted to practice in Ohio, Illinois and Washington, D.C., and is a member of the Ohio State, Illinois State and District of Columbia bar associations. Mr. Le Boeuf earned his B.A. degree from Indiana University (Bloomington) and his J.D. degree from The University of Toledo College of Law. Mr. Le Boeuf’s book reviews, essays, and commentaries have been published in a variety of publications, including Ohio Lawyer, Illinois State Bar Association Bar News, Illinois Lawyer Now, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Legal Times, The Plain Dealer, Indianapolis Eagle, Akron Law Review, William Mitchell Law Review, Riverfront Times, Artful Dodge, Streets, Indiana Alumni, Washington Lawyer, and Connecticut Law Tribune. (Akron location)
MICHAEL D. SLODOV is an attorney at Javitch Block LLC. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he was an articles editor of the Case Western Law Review, and received his undergraduate degree from Cleveland State University. After five years of general practice as a sole practitioner, Mr. Slodov joined Javitch, Block, Eisen and Rathbone in Cleveland, Ohio, in their commercial and civil litigation practice group. In 2004, Mr. Slodov became the firm's compliance officer and lead defense counsel, protecting the firm and its clients when they were sued by consumers for alleged FDCPA violations and related state law claims. In 2012, Mr. Slodov left Javitch, Block and Rathbone and joined Sessions, Fishman, Nathan and Israel, and practiced primarily in the area of consumer litigation defense, where he provided representation to debt collectors and their creditor clients relating to consumer protection statutes, including the FDCPA, TCPA, FCRA, along with providing guidance on regulatory compliance and licensure requirements. Mr. Slodov re-joined Javitch Block LLC, in the fall of 2018. He authored two law review articles, the most recent entitled: "Documentation? I Don’t Have to Show You Any Stinkin’ Documentation! An Evaluation of the Verification Requirement of 15 U.S. Â§1692g(b)," appearing in 24 Loyola Consumer L. Rev. 156 (2011). He also co-authored amicus briefs on behalf of the Ohio Creditor's Attorney Association in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Jerman v. Carlisle, McNellie, Rini, Kramer & Ulrich (2010); on behalf of ACA International, in the case of Genesis HealthCare Corp. v. Symczyk (2013); and on behalf of the Ohio Creditor's Attorney Association in the Ohio Supreme Court in Taylor v. First Resolution Inv. Corp. (2016). (Youngstown and Akron locations)
ANDREW C. VOORHEES is an attorney with Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA. Mr. Voorhees practices in commercial collections, with a focus on the commercial banking, commercial business, special collections and commercial/agency services groups. A member of the Ohio State and Akron bar associations, he is licensed in Ohio. He has been named to the 2012-18 lists of "Ohio Rising Stars" by Ohio Super Lawyers. Mr. Voorhees earned his B.A. degree in communications from the University of Akron and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Akron School of Law. (Youngstown location)
LINDSEY WRUBEL is an attorney and collections administrator for the firm of Ott & Associates Co., LPA. She primarily manages the collection and foreclosure files for the firm’s community association clients. Ms. Wrubel earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Heidelberg College (now Heidelberg University) with a major in business administration and a minor in legal studies, and was also a member of the Honors Program. She graduated cum laude from Cleveland State University with a Master of Business Administration. In 2009, Ms. Wrubel became credentialed as a certified paralegal (CP) through the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). In December 2014, she graduated cum laude from the University of Akron School of Law, where she earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for achievements in Legal Writing I, ADR and Judicial Ethics, and the Ernest Karam Award of Excellence in 2011. She is also the recipient of the 2013-2014 Ohio State Bar Association Labor & Employment Excellence Award. She was sworn in to practice law in the State of Ohio in May 2015. Ms. Wrubel has successfully litigated collections cases in the 8th and 9th District Courts of Appeals. (Youngstown and Akron locations)
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