Your new client tells you that she lost a job offer due to her criminal background check. She hands you the report, which includes expunged record information and incorrect record information. What should you do? Watch this webinar to find out! We will learn Fair Credit Reporting Act basics from expert attorneys Jim Francis and Lauren Brennan of Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., a premier consumer rights law firm.
Join our webinar to learn:
- The basics of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and how it protects your clients when they get criminal background checks done
- How to identify FCRA violations on background checks
- What a legal aid lawyer can do with limited time and resources to address a FCRA violation
- Tips on taking next steps toward litigation: When and how to contact a FCRA class action attorney
Jim Francis co-founded Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. in 1998 with the goal of creating a law firm dedicated exclusively to consumer rights litigation. Since then, he and the firm have consistently achieved ground-breaking results and cutting-edge legal rulings. He was trial and appellate counsel in Ramirez v. Trans Union, LLC, a case that obtained a record $60 million dollar verdict for a case brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. In 2009, Jim argued the seminal FCRA case of Cortez v. Trans Union, LLC before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been appointed to serve as class counsel by federal courts all over the country in over 60 cases.
Lauren KW Brennan joined Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. in 2013, and concentrates her practice on class action litigation on behalf of consumers harmed by credit reporting errors, inaccurate employment background screening, abusive debt collect, and other unfair and fraudulent trade practices.