Law firms solely conducting public trustee foreclosures not “debt collectors” under FDCPA 16:43, April 2, 2019

Author: Ron Garfield

On March 20, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held in Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP, 586 U.S. —- (2019) (case no. 17-1307) that a law firm only conducting a non-judicial (i.e., public trustee) foreclosure is not a “debt collector” under the Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (the “Act”). However, such proceedings do fall […]

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Garfield & Hecht, P.C. End of Year Charitable Donations At the recent firm holiday lunch numerous staff and attorney attendees advocated for financial donations to worthy causes. Many of the advocates had personal experiences with the charities that were presented. The firm has made a collective decision that it is more fulfilling and socially responsible […]

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Paul Wisor Joins Garfield & Hecht, P.C. Garfield & Hecht, P.C. is pleased to announce Paul Wisor has joined the firm as Of Counsel.  Paul’s practice will continue to emphasize public finance, real estate, land use and municipal law.  Paul will be based out of the Firm’s Avon/Vail office, and he can be reached at […]

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