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Michael J. Catalfimo Speaks on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act


The National Business Institute (NBI) has invited Carter Conboy’s Michael J. Catalfimo to speak on issues related to collection law at its upcoming one-day seminar “Advanced Collection Law” to be held May 16, 2016 in Albany, New York.

Mr. Catalfimo will speak on issues related to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).  His presentation “Staying in Compliance with the FDCPA and Avoiding Pitfalls” will cover:

  1. New FDCPA Developments
  2. State Debt Collection Laws
  3. Persons, Transactions and Communications Covered
  4. Social Media Debt Collecting
  5. Rules for Notices in Communications/Document Disclosures
  6. Bona Fide Error
  7. Tips for Dealing with the Difficult Debtor

Michael J. Catalfimo is a shareholder and managing director at Carter Conboy, concentrating his practice in the fields of creditors’ rights, business and property law and litigation, family law, and general civil litigation. He earned his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School and his B.A. degree, with all college honors, in government from Skidmore College. Mr. Catalfimo is active in numerous professional associations, including the American and New York State bar associations, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He chairs the Board of Directors of the American Legal and Financial Network, the nation’s largest network of residential mortgage foreclosure attorneys, servicing agents and ancillary service providers; and sits on the Steering Committee of the American Law Firm Association’s business litigation practice group. Mr. Catalfimo is a past-president of both the Washington County Bar Association and the Federation of Bar Associations of the Fourth Judicial District; and a former adjunct professor of business law at Skidmore College. He is a frequent speaker on creditors’ rights and real property law topics. He can be reached at

To learn more about this NBI seminar, click here.

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