Student Loan Repayment Reductions: What Attorneys Need to Know to Manage Student Loan Debt

$210.00

CLE Credits earned: 3 GENERAL (or 3 LAW & LEGAL for WA state)

Student loans are a unique form of consumer debt with a very peculiar and often misunderstood set of governing laws. This can make assisting student loan borrowers a daunting task for legal practitioners in a variety of practice areas, especially in light of many recent regulatory changes during the past few years. However, there is something attorneys can do to help meet this undeserved legal need. This seminar helps attorneys better manage clients with student loan-related problems.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Student loan repayment options
•   Student loan forgiveness options
•   Default resolution
•   Recent policy and legislative changes

Date / Time: December 20, 2019

•   2:00 pm – 5:15 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 4:15 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 3:15 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 2:15 pm Pacific

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•   Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
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Original Broadcast Date: October 3, 2019

Adam S. Minsky, Esq. practices in Massachusetts and New York, and is one of the nation’s leading experts in student loan law. He remains one of the only attorneys in the country with a practice devoted entirely to helping student loan borrowers. Attorney Minsky provides counsel, legal assistance, and direct advocacy for borrowers on a variety of student loan-related matters, including repayment management, default resolution, and servicing troubleshooting. He has been interviewed by major national media outlets including The New York Times, NPR, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, and has been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer “Rising Star” every year since 2015.

Attorney Minsky regularly speaks to students, graduates, and advocates about the latest developments in higher education financing, and he maintains a nationally recognized student loan blog, “Boston Student Loan Lawyer.” He has published three handbooks including The Student Loan Handbook for Law Students and Attorneys, published by the American Bar Association. Attorney Minsky is also a contributing author to the National Consumer Law Center’s manual, Student Loan Law, he is a regular contributor to Forbes, and has also contributed to several law review articles.

Attorney Minsky received his undergraduate degree, with honors, in Philosophy and Political Science from Boston University, and his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Section I. An Overview of the Types of Student Loans and the Differences between Each type

Section II. The Players Involved in Student Loan Issues: Lenders, Guarantors, Servicers, Collection Agencies

Section III. Repayment Plans, including income-driven repayment

Section IV. Profession-Based Forgiveness Programs

Section V. Consolidation and refinancing

Section VI. Default: What Is It, and How to Cure It

Section VII. Protecting clients from collections actions

Section VIII. Discharges: How to Get Certain Loans Canceled

Section IX. Borrower defenses

Section X. Recent and proposed legislative and regulatory changes

Section XI. Key Questions to Ask at an Intake

Section XII. Fees