Felix Shipkevich and Jessica Livingston of Shipkevich PLLC held a webinar to discuss and examine the Telemarketing Sales Rule and the issues concerning attorneys collecting upfront fees from clients in the debt settlement space. This webinar focuses on examining the attorney’s role and collection of fees within the debt settlement space.
TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION INCLUDE:
- General application of the TSR to attorneys;
- TSR restrictions regarding upfront fees collected by attorneys;
- The debt settlement legal model and attorneys’ fees;
- Attorney ethical and professional considerations for attorneys when providing debt settlement services; and
- An analysis of the potential risks associated with the practice of law within the debt settlement space and charging attorneys’ fees for services.