Representing Consumers in District Court:
Identifying Defenses & Affirmative Claims

- Recorded on 10/16/2017 -

View the training online anytime. You will be emailed the training link within 1 business day of registering.

Join some of Maryland's top consumer law practitioners as they prepare you to defend, settle, and negotiate common types of debt collection cases in Maryland district court, including actions involving debt buyers, residential leases, and auto loans, as well as practical ways potential affirmative claims may be used to resolve your client's case.

This training is offered as part of PBRC's Courtroom Advocacy Project (CAP).  It is offered free to Maryland lawyers, in return for a pro bono commitment to volunteering at three (3) Consumer Protection Project (CPP) Brief Advice Clinics in Baltimore City or Prince George's County within one (1) year of registering.


CPP is operated in partnership with Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) and is supported by grant awards from the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) Access to Justice Department and the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation.

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