Understanding Low Income Client Consumer Issues 2019

Product ID: CA2971R3
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Better serve an underserved population

Low-income clients often have multiple concurrent legal issues. The matter you’ve been consulted for may be just one of several challenges impacting the client’s life. While you don’t need to solve every problem a client has, it is helpful for you to have a basic understanding of a variety of legal issues, so you can provide sound counsel. Understanding Low Income Client Consumer Issues will provide an overview of several common consumer issues, so you can better advise your clients or know when to refer them to a more specialized attorney.

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Member $259.00

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6.5 CLE

Date and Time

Friday, November 15, 20198:45 AM - 4:00 PM CT

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Better serve an underserved population

Low-income clients often have multiple concurrent legal issues. The matter you’ve been consulted for may be just one of several challenges impacting the client’s life. While you don’t need to solve every problem a client has, it is helpful for you to have a basic understanding of a variety of legal issues, so you can provide sound counsel. Understanding Low Income Client Consumer Issues will provide an overview of several common consumer issues, so you can better advise your clients or know when to refer them to a more specialized attorney.

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Better serve an underserved population

Low-income clients often have multiple concurrent legal issues. The matter you’ve been consulted for may be just one of several challenges impacting the client’s life. While you don’t need to solve every problem a client has, it is helpful for you to have a basic understanding of a variety of legal issues, so you can provide sound counsel. Understanding Low Income Client Consumer Issues will provide an overview of several common consumer issues, so you can better advise your clients or know when to refer them to a more specialized attorney.

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Program Chair:

Elizabeth Stinebaugh
Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc.
Racine

Presenters:

Mary C. Fons
Fons Law Office
Stoughton

J. David Krekeler
Krekeler Strother, S.C.
Madison

Amanda R. Rabe
Wisconsin Judicare, Inc.
Wausau

Kate Schilling
Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources
Madison

8:00 a.m. : Registration and Breakfast

8:45 a.m. : Welcome Remarks

9:00 a.m. : Nuts & Bolts of Bankruptcy – Part I

  • Overview of bankruptcy law
    o Chapter 7
    o Chapter 11
    o Chapter 13

J. David Krekeler

10:15 a.m. : Break

10:30 a.m. : Nuts & Bolts of Bankruptcy – Part II

  • Bankruptcy issues related to divorce

J. David Krekeler

12:00 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. : Auto Fraud

  • Fraud at the dealership: players, scams, and possible remedies
  • Auto repair issues

Mary C. Fons

2:15 p.m. : Consumer Issues and the Older Customer

  • Medicare scams
  • Effects of over-payment
    o Social security garnishment

Amanda R. Rabe, Kate Schilling

3:45 p.m. : Question and Answer/Wrap Up

4:00 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Discover the ins and outs of Chapters 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy
  • Recognize bankruptcy issues that may arise in a divorce
  • Know how to spot fraud at auto dealerships or repair shops
  • Understand consumer issues faced by older clients
  • Learn how to use consumer protection laws to represent debtors 

 

 

 

 

  • Public interest lawyers
  • Bankruptcy attorneys
  • Consumer rights lawyers
  • Family lawyers
  • Elder law practitioners
  • Solo and small firm practitioners

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