On May 13, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2547 also known as the Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement Act (CDCIA). If passed by the Senate, the CDCIA would amend several existing consumer finance statutes and impose new requirements and limitations on debt collectors.
It is likely fair to say that when most people hear the word meeting or see an appointment invite slip into their inbox, a few dreadful feelings fill their mind. Meetings tend to carry a negative connotation. Most individuals prefer control of their time throughout the day, and meetings interrupt this freedom.
At the end of last year, I was honored to be selected for the 2021 Ohio State Bar Association Leadership Academy. The Leadership Academy is a five-month, interactive training program designed to prepare Ohio lawyers for effective leadership in the Association, the profession and their communities.