National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA) visits Capitol Hill to discuss fair debt collection issues

On October 15, one of our Firm’s managing partners, Mitchell Meyers, together with colleagues, attended meetings on Capitol Hill on behalf of the National Creditors Bar Association. The topics addressed included the position of the organization on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed rules governing debt collection practices, and ongoing efforts to modernize and update the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

October 2019

North Carolina Court of Appeals Ruling on Summary Judgment Requirements

Thanks again to the efforts of Andrew Hoke, on December 18, 2018, the Court of Appeals issued its Opinion reaffirming that a non-moving party in a summary judgment motion must assert specific facts rebutting a showing by the movant that there is no genuine issue of material fact.

December 2018

New South Carolina Bar Member

Congratulations to our associate, Olga Ivanushko, on her successful passage of the South Carolina Bar Exam. Olga was sworn into the South Carolina State Bar presided over by the state’s Chief Supreme Court Justice on November 27, 2018. 

December 2018

Favorable Ruling by The North Carolina Court of Appeals

Thanks to the efforts of our attorney Andrew Hoke, on July 17, 2018, the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued the following opinion addressing, among other issues, the appropriate time and manner in which to raise a statute of limitations defense.  

August 2018