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October 2016

Being Your Own Consumer Advocate – Credit, Collection & Auto Tips

October’s Surviving and Thriving: Tips from Legal, Health, & Self-Defense Professionals.

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Womens’ Breakfast – National Consumer Law Center Annual Conference

Bardo Law, P.C. is proud to help sponsor the CRLC Womens’ Breakfast in Anaheim, California.  The CLRC (National Consumer Law Center’s Annual Conference) will host more than 800 attorneys who practice consumer law and this year, the womens’ breakfast will be a wonderful opportunity for women consumer advocates to network and support one another’s business and legal endeavors.

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March 2017

FDCPA Training Seminar

Stacy Bardo and fellow consumer attorney Brian Bromberg will present on “Debt Collectors’ Defensive Strategies” at the 2017 National Consumer Law Center conference.

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June 2017

Achieving Financial Independence For Women

Bardo Law, P.C. founder Stacy Bardo will be the subject matter expert at MEL & Co’s June 19th workshop, “Achieving Financial Independence for Women.”  Stacy is scheduled to speak on credit reporting issues and how consumer credit impacts financial flexibility, debt burdens, and purchase decisions.

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September 2017

Illinois Legal Aid Advocates – Panel Presentation

Every three years, legal aid advocates from across the State of Illinois attend this conference, designed to help advocates learn, discuss, and share information about various practice areas.  The event is sponsored by the Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois, the Chicago Bar Foundation, and the Illinois Bar Foundation, as well as other organizations.  Stacy Bardo will be joining a panel of experts on consumer law matters and specifically, fair debt collection practices.

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November 2017

Roundtable Moderator – FDCPA Developments

Stacy Bardo, along with a panel of other experienced FDCPA practitioners, will host a roundtable discussion at the annual Consumer Rights Litigation Conference.  This year, the Conference will proudly welcome plenary speakers Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts), Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Senator Tim Kaine (D-Virginia).

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March 2018

FDCPA Conference Training for Litigators

Debt Collectors’ Defensive Strategies Part 2 – This session will look at the following legal arguments debt collectors may raise in response to FDCPA lawsuits: standing (Spokeo), materiality, Rooker-Feldman, claim and issue preclusion. Stacy Bardo (Bardo Law, P.C.) and Brian Bromberg (Bromberg Law Office, P.C.) are the panelists.

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May 2018

PLI’s 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute

Cutting-Edge Updates From the Consumer Financial Services Trenches The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently celebrated its sixth anniversary and the consumer financial services industry is working to keep pace with the CFPB’s extraordinary number of regulatory and enforcement initiatives. At the same time, other federal and state regulators and attorneys general are ramping up their activity and threatening to fill any void if the successor to CFPB Director Cordray is less aggressive in pursuing enforcement. Also, the volume of…

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June 2018

Practising Law Institute – Representing the Consumer

Stacy Bardo will be in San Francisco to help train other attorneys on representing consumer clients. Why You Should Attend Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented.  Attend this program to learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills.  What You Will Learn • Introduction to Fair Credit Reporting Act • Overview of…

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October 2018

Consumer Rights Litigation Conference

Stacy Bardo will speak at NCLC’s annual Consumer Rights Litigation Conference.  This year, Stacy is honored to present with attorneys Anna Prakash of Nichols Kaster, PLLP and Vildan Teske of Teske Katz Kitzer &  Rochel, PLLP to discuss discovery issues commonly facing litigators.  In 2015, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended to add proportionality requirements and new sanctions remedies but how have those amendments played out in practice?  Stacy looks forward to a spirited discussion of the challenges…

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