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Consumer Law 101
presented by
The South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division
 
Live at the
Bar Conference Center
1501 Park Street
Columbia, SC 29202
 
 
Video-CLE site statewide: Charleston and Greenville

 

About the Seminar

This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours, including 1.0 LEPR credit hour.
 
Consumer Law 101 will focus on the most common types of consumer law issues and claims. 
 
Attendees will gain a basic working knowledge of:
  • How to defend foreclosure and debt collection cases
  • When to play offense in consumer law cases
  • Credit Reporting
  • Federal practice
  • The impact of arbitration clauses
 
The program will conclude with an ethics panel discussion addressing the most common ethical issues in consumer cases. This seminar is one you can not afford to miss, register today!
 
 
Agenda
 
8:30 a.m.      Registration
 
8:55 a.m.      Welcome and Opening Remarks
 
9:00 a.m.      “The Best Offense” - Foreclosure Defenses & Counterclaims
Drew Radeker
Harrison & Radeker, PA
 
 
10:00 a.m.    “Just Read the Instructions” – The S.C. Consumer Practice Manual
Sue Berkowitz
S.C. Appleseed Legal Justice Center
 
11:00 a.m.      Break
 
11 :15 a.m.    “Turning the Tables pt. I” – Defending Debt Buyer Cases
 Dave Maxfield
 Dave Maxfield, Attorney, LLC
 
12:15 p.m.      Lunch (on your own)
 
1:30 p.m.       “Turning the Tables pt. II” – Bringing Claims against Debt Collectors
 Penny Cauley
 Hayes Cauley, PC
 
2:30 p.m.      Break
 
2:45 p.m.      “Extra Credit” -- Credit Counseling & FCRA Basics 
                         Shawn M. French
The French Law Firm, LLC
 
3:45 p.m.      Ethical Issues in Consumer Cases
Drew Radeker
Harrison & Radeker, PA
Sue Berkowitz
S.C. Appleseed Legal Justice Center
Dave Maxfield
Dave Maxfield, Attorney, LLC
Penny Cauley
Hayes Cauley, PC
Shawn M. French
The French Law Firm, LLC
 
4:45 p.m.       Adjourn