Fair Debt Collection Practices Conference

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March 10-11, 2016 (Thursday & Friday), Miami, FL

Featuring Introductory and Advanced Tracks
Sponsored by NCLC® and NACA
Registration Now Open!

This 2-day conference will feature both an introductory and advanced track on bringing FDCPA suits. Faculty will be top consumer rights litigators from around the country. 
Earn up to 14 hours of CLE credit!  

Special conference hotel room rate of $199 per night!

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Introductory Track:
This introductory track will get you up to speed on your first debt collection abuse cases. Learn about the laws protecting consumers from abusive debt collection practices and proceed to more in-depth sessions on developing these cases and a fair debt collection law practice. Agenda.

Advanced Track: The advanced track is for intermediate to experienced Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) practitioners who want to delve more deeply into developments in FDCPA law and discuss issues related to a busy FDCPA practice. At least one session will discuss issues arising under the Telephone Consumer Practices Act (TCPA). Faculty will be drawn from top consumer rights litigators from around the country. Agenda.

Eligibility

Introductory Track: This track is only for 1) current National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) members; 2) attorneys who have been members of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) since at least 2014 and have practices limited to consumer debtors; and 3) government and legal aid/non-profit attorneys. Private attorneys wishing to attend should apply for NACA membership by January 31, 2016.

Advanced Track: This track is only for 1) attorneys who are NACA members;  2) legal services/non-profit/government attorneys; and 3) attorneys who are NACBA members and have practices limited to consumer debtors. In order to be eligible for the advanced track, attorneys must have previously attended the introductory track, previously attended the advanced track, or have won summary judgment or successfully defeated a motion to dismiss in at least 5 FDCPA cases. Registration for the Advanced Track will not be permitted at the door.
To become a member of NACA, please apply athttp://www.consumeradvocates.org.

 Hotel

hotelHyatt Regency Miami in located in the middle of the action in Downtown Miami. The hotel is located just 15 minutes from South Beach and two miles from the Port of Miami. 400 SE Second Avenue, Miami, FL 33131. This hotel is sold out.
Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the Aloft Miami - Brickell hotel to book a room. 


Rates

Introductory Track
  • NACBA member (by 2/15/16) $535   (after $585)
  • NACA Member (by 2/15/16) $445   (after $475)
  • Nonprofit/Legal Aid Attorney (by 2/15/16) $445   (after $475)
  • Government Attorney (by 2/15/16) $445   (after $475)
Advanced Track
  • NACBA member (by 2/15/16)  $535    (after $585)
  • NACA Member (by 2/15/16)  $445    (after $475)
  • Nonprofit/Legal Aid Lawyers (by 2/15/16)  $445   (after $475)
  • Government Attorney (by 2/15/16) $445 (after $475)

Transportation

Hyatt Regency Miami can be accessed via the Miami International Airport. The Miami International Airport is approximately 8 miles (or 16 minutes) from the Hyatt Regency Miami and the Downtown area. Attendees may also fly into the Fort Lauderdale Airport which is approximately 27.5 miles from the hotel (or 30 mins). 

CLE Credits

Continuing Legal Education credit may be available from certain states. Actual CLE credit varies by state and cannot be guaranteed by NCLC. You may be required to file your own CLE form and pay the state CLE fee. All CLE forms will be digital and a link will be provided. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information.

Scholarships

Partial scholarships may be available for legal aid, assistant attorneys general, and private attorneys. Fill out an application by February 1, 2016. 

Dates to Remember:
January 31, 2016 - Deadline to apply to become a NACA member
February 1, 2016 – Deadline for scholarship application
February 15, 2016 – Deadline for reduced conference registration rate
February 16, 2016 – Deadline for reduced hotel room rate (supply limited)
February 22, 2016 – Registration cancellation fee increases from $50 to $150
March 4, 2016 - Last day to register online

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