Judgement Collection Essentials - What You Need to Know
Even though you may have won the lawsuit, that doesn't mean your job is done. Paralegals involved in the collections process must know how to discover vital debtor and asset information, assist in recovery efforts, and avoid violating the FDCPA. Learn which tools and techniques are best for certain situations, understand how consumer protection laws restrict collection activities, and get tips for assisting in discovery and litigation - register today!
Learn how to comply with the FDCPA.
Identify best practices for informal and formal discovery.
Learn how to locate necessary information and records.
Determine the most effective ways to collect on judgments.
Spot key indicators that signal fraudulent conveyance activity.
The Informal Discovery Process
Formal Discovery and Litigation: The Paralegal's Role
This course will qualify for 3.0 hours of self-study continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of self-study ethics credit, toward the eligibility requirements of the Florida Registered Paralegal Program.
MT CLE Credit for Paralegals
- 3.00Approval Exp. 3/24/2024
This program may qualify for up to 3.0 hours of self-study CLE credit by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education, including 0.0 hour of ethics. No more than 4.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
- 3.00Approval Exp. 3/24/2023
This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for 3.0 hours, including 0.0 ethics, of continuing legal education self-study credit required to maintain the CP(Certified Paralegal) credential.
- 3.00Approval Exp. 3/24/2023
This seminar has been approved by The National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA) for 3.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education self-study credit, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
This course will qualify for 3.0 hours of self-study continuing education for paralegals, including 0.0 hour of ethics, toward the eligibility requirements of the Ohio State Bar Association Paralegal Certification program.
NM Paralegal Division, State Bar of NM
- 3.00Approval Exp. 3/24/2024
Approved by the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico for 3.0 general self-study credit and 0.0 ethics self-study credit (for a total of 3.0 hours CLE).
This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for certification and recertification continuing legal education requirements for paralegals and legal assistants. Certification areas: Bankruptcy Law, Civil Trial Law, Family Law, Personal Injury Trial Law
NH Office of Career School Licensing
NBI, Inc. is licensed by the New Hampshire Department of Education Office of Career School Licensing. There are no enrollment prerequisites or admissions requirements for this course, and there is no exam or grading system. Satisfactory progress is based solely on attendance at the course. Credits may not be transferred. All refunds shall be paid within 30 days upon written notification from a student of cancellation or withdrawal. Students receiving benefits from federal programs shall be subject to federal refund policies, rules and regulation. Student complaints should be directed to our office at (800) 930-6182. Upon exhausting all avenues with NBI, Inc. for resolution, students may file a complaint with the Office of Career School Licensing at (603) 271-6443.
Felicia Eaton 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.
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 pastpresident of the Kansas Creditor Attorney Association.
Lindsey Wrubel is an attorney and collections administrator for the firm of Eques, Inc., in Cleveland. She primarily manages the collection and foreclosure files for the firm's community association clients and has been administering the firm's collection practice since 2006. Ms. Wrubel earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Heidelberg College (now Heidelberg University). 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. She was admitted 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 in Ohio.
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