is the paralegal for Bessine Walterbach, LLP, where she has been working since 2012. She has worked alongside other legal assistants within various areas of the firm, handling initiation through closing of the day-to-day collection and quiet title cases. Ms. Eaton's responsibilities include new case initiation, obtaining service prior to court, discovery drafting and responding, trial preparation, client billing, garnishments, and other post judgment collections. She earned an Associate in Applied Science Degree in paralegal practice from Metropolitan Community College.Lynda L. Laing
is a partner in the law firm of Strauss, Factor, Laing & Lyons in Providence, Rhode Island, where her practice concentrates in the areas of collections and litigation. Ms. Laing is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Rhode Island and American bar associations, the Commercial Law League of America, and the American Bankruptcy Institute. She served as chairperson of the Bench Bar Committee for the Rhode Island Bar Association. Ms. Laing earned her A.B. degree from Albion College and her J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University Law School.Scott F. Walterbach
is a partner at Bessine Walterbach, LLP, a small law firm in the Kansas City where he has worked since 2010. He practices in high-volume collections and creditors' rights. Mr. Walterbach represents clients throughout Missouri and Kansas seeking to collect medical debt, student loans, rent, utilities, and various other consumer obligations. He handles litigation, post-judgment collection, policies and procedures, compliance, risk management, client relations, business development, and personnel. Mr. Walterbach also defends against consumer protection lawsuits, handles workers' compensation claims, bankruptcy claims, probate claims, and hospital liens. He earned his B.A. degree from Truman State University, his M.P.D. degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and his J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis. Mr. Walterbach is past president of the Missouri Collectors Association, past president of the Missouri Creditors Bar, Inc., and past president of the Kansas Creditor Attorney Association.