Courtyard by Marriott Jackson Airport/Pearl
415 Riverwind Drive
Pearl, MS 39208
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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 Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 6.0 hours of credit, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics.
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. State from recall at least three collection procedures that are prohibited by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). 3. Describe two ways to effectively get a debtor’s attention when pursuing a lawsuit. 4. Explain how to pursue judgment liens on real or personal property to facilitate judgment collection. 5. List the steps necessary to obtain payment when a collection action involves a bankruptcy. 6. Distinguish between ethical and unethical collection practices.
July 22 - Gulfport
KIMBERLY R. LENTZ is a shareholder of the Gulfport law firm Lentz & Little, P.A., and has been a Chapter 7 panel trustee in the Southern District of Mississippi since 2003. The firm's practice focuses on commercial debt collection, loan restructuring and workouts, Chapter 11 business reorganizations, bankruptcy trustee representation, and commercial litigation. Ms. Lentz has served on the Local Rules Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern and Southern districts of Mississippi and served as president and board member of the Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference. She earned her J.D. degree from Cumberland School of Law and her LL.M. degree in taxation from New York University School of Law. Ms. Lentz is a member of The Mississippi Bar, the Alabama State Bar, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.
W. JARRETT LITTLE is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and obtained his law degree from Mississippi College School of Law. He is a Captain in the Mississippi Army National Guard. Mr. Little is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference. He regularly represents Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 debtors, trustees and secured creditors, and represents financial institutions in federal and state court. Mr. Little practices state-wide in connection with recovery of agricultural and heavy equipment and Chapter 12 secured creditor plan treatment. He also handles military law matters for soldiers on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
PAUL S. MURPHY is an attorney with Butler Snow LLP, where his main areas of practice are bankruptcy and creditors' rights, avoidance and preference litigation, banking and commercial lending, and contract and property litigation. Mr. Murphy is a member of the American Bar Association, The Mississippi Bar (Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights Section), New Jersey State Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, and Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference. He earned his B.S. degree from Jacksonville University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
WILLIAM V. WESTBROOK III is an attorney with Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC. He focuses his practice arbitration, appeals, banking law, business, corporate and employment law, bankruptcy, civil rights, commercial transactions, construction law, creditors’ rights, gaming, governmental law, general civil litigation, legislation, premises liability, public employment law, products liability, and subdivision and condominium law zoning. Mr. Westbrook is licensed to practice in all Mississippi state and federal courts, including U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern and Southern districts of Mississippi, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of The Mississippi Bar and Harrison County Bar Association. Mr. Westbrook earned his B.B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Mississippi.
July 25 - Pearl
JEFFREY R. BARBER is a partner in the business and commercial litigation practice group of Jones Walker LLP, and practices from the firm's Jackson office. He is also the office head for the firm's Mississippi office. Mr. Barber focuses his practice on bankruptcy and creditors' rights, and is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy and creditors' rights matters. He regularly represents clients in collection matters, bankruptcy proceedings, state and federal receiverships, and assists them in restructurings. In addition, Mr. Barber has served as an adjunct professor of debtor-creditor law at the Mississippi College School of Law and is the author of several published works. He received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and his J.D. degree from Cumberland School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Barber was an associate editor of the Cumberland Law Review.
MACY D. HANSON is a solo practitioner with The Law Office of Macy D. Hanson, PLLC in Madison, Mississippi. Mr. Hanson practices in the areas of real estate/construction litigation, real estate transactions, and litigation involving claims of professional negligence, lender liability, or fraud, in addition to acting as general counsel to a Madison, Mississippi, based real estate development firm that specializes in the development of public-housing-projects syndicated under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code. Mr. Hanson received both his undergraduate degrees from the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University and his J.D. degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. Mr. Hanson is a member of The Mississippi Bar’s sections on Real Estate, Business Law, and Litigation, as well as an active member of the United States-Mexico Bar Association.
KEVIN A. ROGERS is a litigator with Wells, Marble & Hurst, PLLC, in Ridgeland, where he focuses his practice on creditors' rights, bankruptcy litigation, business and insurance litigation defense, and employee benefits litigation defense. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Mississippi and Alabama, as well as the Fifth, Sixth, and Ninth Circuit courts of Appeal. Mr. Rogers is a member of the Jackson Young Lawyers Association, the Capital Area Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, at Mississippi College; and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, at Mississippi College School of Law, where he authored a case note and served as chief executive editor of the Mississippi College Law Review.
$339 / Each Additional