ALAW’s Catalina Tarazona Awarded Top 10 Paralegal of the Year, 2019

ALAW is proud to announce that Catalina Tarazona, Foreclosure Sales Legal Assistant in the Tampa office, has been selected by the Florida Business Observer for the Top 10 Paralegals of the Year, 2019 Award.

Each year the Business Observer recognizes its top clients for going “above and beyond” in their service. Catalina was selected for the consistency in her work and her proactive problem-solving skills.

Catalina began her career at ALAW 2014. She is known among her peers for her vivacious spirit and her willingness to help others around her, no matter her workload. ALAW commends Catalina on all her efforts over the past 5 years, and especially on her recognition as one of the Top 10 Paralegals of the Year, 2019.

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CFPB to Update 1977 Laws on Debt Collection

On Wednesday, April 17th, Kathy Kraninger delivered her first major policy speech as the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), to announce major changes to debt collection rules in the coming weeks. Creditors’ rights advocates like ALAW have been eagerly awaiting an update to the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) for clarification …

LEGAL ALERT: Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus 

U.S. Supreme Court rules that businesses engaged in nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings are not considered “debt collectors” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act  In a much-anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Tenth Circuit by holding that entities conducting nonjudicial foreclosures are not “debt collectors” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, except in the …