Responses and Procedures for Counterclaims
1 hour 30 minutes
Gain valuable insight into procedures for handling and responding to counterclaims, including working with creditors and outside counsel.
This topic will discuss a collection law firm’s procedures and response to counterclaims. The discussion will include client review and response to the counterclaim, dealing with the client on the counterclaim, and/or dealing with the client’s outside counsel. The speaker will try to help identify possible counterclaims before a suit. When litigation is pursued, creditors and their collection partners should always be aware of the risk of counterclaims, which can include breach of contract, fraud, and consumer-protection claims.
• You will be able to identify possible counterclaims before suit.
• You will be able to recognize discovery techniques.
• You will be able to discuss what happens when a counterclaim is filed.
• You will be able to explain collection related-counterclaims.