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Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser, Donald Maurice to Speak at NABD Conference


Oct. 12, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Alan Hochheiser and Donald Maurice will discuss regulatory developments and compliance strategies in debt collection and consumer bankruptcy law at the Orlando Conference for Buy Here, Pay Here on Oct. 23-25. In "Maximizing Recoveries through Debt Sales," Alan Hochheiser will explain how dealers can maximize their recoveries in bankruptcy matters. In Collection Hot Spots - What You Should Be Doing Today to Avoid Litigation Tomorrow, Donald Maurice will discuss the state and local regulation...

Maurice Wutscher’s Thomas R. Dominczyk Authors Article for Business Law Today


Oct. 6, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher's Thomas R. Dominczyk has published an article discussing the Bankruptcy Code and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act in the September issue of Business Law Today. In Supreme Court Restores Order to Bankruptcy Claims Process, Dominczyk writes that the Supreme Court's recent decision in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson has brought clarity to the application of the FDCPA to proofs of claim in chapter 13 cases. "In the end, the majority held that 'filing a proof of claim that is obviously time...

Maurice Wutscher’s Keith Wier Discusses Litigation Post Spokeo at TexasBarCLE Program


Sept. 15, 2017 -- Maurice Wutscher attorney Keith Wier spoke today at the 13th annual Advanced Consumer and Commercial Law Course at the Texas Law Center in Austin. The two-day continuing legal education program is sponsored by the State Bar of Texas's TexasBarCLE and its Consumer and Commercial Law Section. Wier's talk examined Article III standing as decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins and its impact since the May 2016 ruling on consumer financial services law including litigation involving the Fair Debt...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser, Donald Maurice to Speak at ABA Business Law Meeting


Sept. 12, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Alan Hochheiser and Donald Maurice will discuss consumer bankruptcy law as well as developments in debt collection at the ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting in Chicago this week. Alan Hochheiser will join a panel of experts including a bankruptcy judge from the Eastern District of New York in examining recent developments in consumer bankruptcy law. Panelists will review U.S. Supreme Court decisions and Circuit Court decisions in consumer bankruptcy over the last year and provide guidance...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Speak at RMA International Executive Summit


July 31, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss successful, ethics-driven compliance management tactics for the receivables management industry at the RMA International Executive Summit in Lake Tahoe, Aug. 1-3. In addition, Maurice will join a panel of speakers in reviewing federal and state legislative and regulatory developments impacting the receivables management industry and how RMA is responding. The panel will also discuss new debt buying laws in Colorado, Maine and Oregon. Maurice provides counsel to...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice Profiled in Business Law Today


June 29, 2017 -- Maurice Wutscher Partner Donald Maurice is profiled in the June issue of the American Bar Association's newsletter Business Law Today. In the Member Spotlight interview, Maurice discusses his work as a financial services attorney and in particular his work involving the issues leading up to and including the Supreme Court case Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson. He also speaks to the challenges of running a firm, the ethical issues facing financial services attorneys and the advice he offers for attorneys just starting...

Maurice Wutscher’s Christopher Hahn Named a 2017 Florida Rising Star


June 28, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Christopher P. Hahn has been named a 2017 Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state. Based in Maurice Wutscher’s Fort Lauderdale office, Hahn focuses his practice on consumer credit litigation, commercial litigation, and insurance litigation. Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and...
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