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The MSBA's Consumer Litigation and New Lawyers Sections Present


"The ABCs of Federal Consumer Credit Protection"

CCPA. TILA. FCRA. FACTA. FDCPA. Federal consumer-protection law is an alphabet soup of dozens of statutes that serve many different purposes, yet are codified together in a tightly interrelated statutory scheme that began with a single statute — the Consumer Credit Protection Act, enacted in 1968, which became the foundation upon which dozens of later statutes were built. This seminar will trace those statutes’ history, from the original Consumer Credit Protection Act as it was written 44 years ago to the modern statutory scheme. The seminar is geared toward beginners who are looking for a simple introduction to and overview of federal consumer-credit-protection law. Attendees are encouraged to participate in the New Lawyers Section business meeting following the program.


Brian Melendez, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Erin L. Hoffman, Associate, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

1 hour of Standard CLE credit applied for
Event Code: 164759



Date:   Thursday, March 8, 2012

Time:    4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location:   MSBA Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380
Minneapolis, MN 55402 

Participation by web and audio:
Request instructions when registering or contact Tamara Patton on or before March 6, 2012. Instructions will be distributed via email on March 7, 2012.

Consumer Litigation and New Lawyers Section Members:  Free
Law Students:  Free
Other Registrants:  $20.00

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.

Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336