Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (Weltman), a full-service creditors' rights law firm now in its 87th year of client service, welcomes Attorney Nicole D. Barker to its Consumer Collections Practice Group. Ms. Barker will primarily cover the firm’s hearings and matters for the state of Indiana.
Ms. Barker has litigated and defended numerous cases in the Indiana Superior Courts, Circuit Courts, and Small Claims Courts. Her defense cases include a variety of alleged violations of consumer statutes, including those of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA).
Ms. Barker earned her J.D. from the Valparaiso University School of Law, where she graduated with honors in trademark law and legal writing. She graduated summa cum laude from Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, and is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association.