What Foreclosure Advocates Should Know About Credit Card Debt and Civil Court Judgments
Format: Traditional Live Classroom
Date: Wednesday February 6th, 2013
Time: 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Location: Legal Services NYC - Central (40 Worth)
40 Worth 6th floor
New York, New York 10013
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
Practice Areas: Consumer/Bankruptcy Law, Foreclosure, Practice Skills, Legal Practice
Both experienced and new attorneys
Evan Denerstein Speaker
MFY Legal Services
Evan Denerstein is a Staff Attorney at MFY Legal Services’ Consumer Rights Project. The Consumer Rights Project provides advice, counsel, education and representation to low-income individuals on a range of consumer issues, prioritizing direct services to people living on fixed incomes and people with disabilities. Prior to joining MFY, Mr. Denerstein assisted clients on a variety of consumer issues as a Staff Attorney at The Financial Clinic. Mr. Denerstein received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley (2004) and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School (2010). While in law school, Mr. Denerstein interned with the foreclosure prevention units at Brooklyn Legal Services Corp A, Staten Island Legal Services, and South Brooklyn Legal Services.
Matthew Schedler Speaker
Senior Staff Attorney
Matthew Schedler is the Senior Staff Attorney in charge of CAMBA Legal Services’ Consumer Law Project. The Consumer Law Project works in coalition with the Urban Justice Center, Housing Conservation Coordinators, Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation, and the Goddard Riverside Community Center’s SRO Law Project, to assist housing clients at these organizations with debt collection and credit issues in order to achieve self sufficiency. Mr. Schedler received his B.A. from the University of Rochester in 2004 and his J.D. Boston University in 2007.
Many clients facing foreclosure also have other consumer debt issues. This training will provide foreclosure prevention advocates with an overview of credit card and other consumer debt issues and will discuss how to deal with civil court judgments and wage garnishments that can make resolving mortgage issues more difficult.