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June 20, 2012

Fighting Notario Fraud: Consumer Protection Theories

Upcoming ABA training in Washington D.C. will help lawyers spot notario fraud, learn how to file a complaint against notarios in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C., and overcome issues when litigating cases.
 

Fighting Notario Fraud:
Consumer Protection Theories

Monday, July 23, 2012, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Location: Bryan Cave LLP
1155 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

COSPONSORED BY THE AMERICAN IMMIGRATION LAWYERS ASSOCIATION AND
THE ABA SECTION OF ANTITRUST LAW PRIVATE ADVERTISING LITIGATION COMMITTEE

Join the ABA Commission on Immigration for one or all of these training opportunities:

 

1:00 – 2:00 pm:    How to Spot Notario Fraud and What Information to Collect From Your Clients When You Do

Join panelists as they provide an overview of notario fraud and discuss tools for identifying victims, as well as the information that should be collected from victims to assess their case under consumer protection laws. This session will help lawyers and non-profit organization staff understand how to better assist victims of notario fraud by referring consumer law complaints from victims. 

2:00 – 3:00 pm:    Filing Complaints Against Notarios in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Join panelists for a presentation on the process of filing complaints against notarios in the region. This introductory session will guide lawyers through the relevant rules of civil procedure and causes of action in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. The presentation will include an overview of the FTC Act and state consumer protection laws. 

3:00 – 4:00 pm:     Issues When Litigating Notario Fraud Cases: A Practical Discussion

The final workshop of the day will be a discussion about strategies for overcoming common difficulties in litigating notario fraud cases.  During this session, speakers will address questions posed by participants.   This session will be geared to attorneys with consumer protection experience or those who have attended previous training sessions. 

Confirmed speakers include:

  • David Zetoony, Bryan Cave LLP
  • Prof. Peter Holland, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

 

For additional information, please contact:
ABA Commission on Immigration
740 Fifteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 662-1005   Fax: (202) 638-3844
Email: FNF@americanbar.org

 

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Updated: Jun 20, 2012