Pro Bono Training: Representing Debtors in Small Claims Court
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA
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The panelists will discuss the launch of the Lawyer for the Day Fair Debt
Collection Clinic in Small Claims Court at the Boston Municipal Court Central
Division and how attorneys can volunteer at the clinic. The clinic
provides pro bono representation to low income defendants in small claims court
on credit card collection matters. Substantive training will be provided
on the debt collection industry, common defenses to consumer debt collection
suits, and litigating Fair Debt Collection Practices Act claims in these
cases. Practical training will be provided on how to represent a
low-income debtor in negotiations and small claims trials.
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