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CLLA National Conference co-hosted by the IACC

The CLLA Annual Conference co-hosted by the IACC was a successful event!

The 2018-2019 CLLA Board of Governors are:

• President (one-year term) - Lorna Walker

• President-elect (one-year term) - Timothy Wan

• Recording Secretary (one-year term) Theodore Hamilton

• Treasurer (2018-2021) - David Gamache

• Attorney Board Representative (2018-2021) - Jonathan Allen

• Attorney Board Representative (2016-2019) - Daniel Kerrick

• Attorney Board Representative (2017-2020)- Christopher Young

• Law List Publisher Board Representative (2016-2019)- Michael Sonnhalter

• Agency Section Board Representative {2018-2020) - Tim Grimes

• Bankruptcy Section Board Representative (2018-2019) - Gary M. Weiner

• Young Members Section Board Representative (2017-2019)- Kenneth Rozich

• Creditors' Rights Section Board Representative (2017-2019) -Jim Kozelek

• Immediate Past President (one-year term) - Marc Bressler

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CLLA Webinars

CLLA is proud to provide a new webinar series that will give our members (and non-members) multiple opportunities to fulfill CLE credits in a convenient and cost-effective way.

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Commercial Law World Magazine

CLLA is proud to present the latest issue of CLW magazine - A Special Conference Edition. This edition is packed with well-informed articles by industry experts in the League, including our featured article - A Tale of Two Disciplines: Commercial Litigator and Bankruptcy Counsel Collaboration Succeeds in Piercing the LLC Veil
Check it out!

View the CLW magazine Annual Bankruptcy Edition here

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CLLA Member-Get-a-Member Campaign

As a Member of the CLLA, you are eligible for our member recruiting program. The more members you bring in, the more you save!

We are offering you a 50% reduction in your upcoming renewal dues for the first new member* you bring into the League. If you bring in two new members, your membership dues will be waived for this upcoming fiscal year!

When we say we appreciate your referrals, we mean it.

*This will only apply to full price (attorney, agency, debt buyers, turnaround managers, law list, paralegal, and vendor) memberships. The non-member must have been out of the League for at least one fiscal year.

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Welcome New Members!

Vince Sansotta
Creditfax Risk Management
Montreal, Canada
Geoffrey Milne
McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce LLC
Hartford, CT
Jeffrey Folkersen
St. Petersburg, FL

Mathew Schuh
Mathew Schuh, PC
Atlanta, GA

Rhonda Sargent
Lamont, Hanley and Associates Inc
Manchester, NH

Jonathan Gold
New York, NY

Christopher J. Pona
American Lawyers Quarterly
Chesterland, OH

IACC Statement Supporting CLLA Comments on CFPB Reform

IACC has produced a statement in support of the CLLA's comments submitted to the United States Congress in support of reforming the CFPB.

Click here to view the full statement

A Great Video on Venue Reform...Check it Out!

Help our organization grow - Donate to the CLLA Marketing Fund!

We are asking for your donations to assist in promoting our industry and continuing to advocate for CLLA and the interest of our members.

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CLLA is dedicated to providing expertise, insights, and results to:


Credit & Collection Professionals

Alliance Partners

Agency Certification


The Commercial Law League of America certifies commercial collection agencies who continue to meet the rigorous certification requirements of the CLLA. Certified agencies uniquely distinguish themselves by displaying this certification seal. 

Learn more.

CLLA Newswire more

10/23/2018Senate Bill 3584

10/23/2018UPDATE H.R. 6912

9/28/2018H.R. 6912

8/15/2018HOUSE BILL 6588

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5/2/2019 » 5/5/2019
CLLA National Conference

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