Can a Court Ordered Settlement Conference Help Settle Your Case?

At some stage during the litigation life of your case, your attorneys will be required to appear in Court for a settlement conference. You may be required, or, want to appear to get a peek into the process. Our recent settlement conference in New York Federal Court was a stellar example of how a Court ordered settlement conference can help settle your case.

In this case there were multiple parties to the litigation each pointing their finger towards the other. The Judge had a tall order.

In preparation for the conference, each party was required to submit a letter to the Court setting forth the reasons they thought they were entitled to win their case. The letters were required to be a certain length and Continue reading “Can a Court Ordered Settlement Conference Help Settle Your Case?”

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Debt Collection Program: National Minority Business Council June 6, 2017

The National Minority Business Council (NMBC) hosted their Executive Management Program on June 6, 2017. I was honored to have been invited to speak about debt collection.

The participants and their  businesses were in different life cycles and  industries.  What they had in common was an  eagerness to grow their businesses.  You could feel the Continue reading “Debt Collection Program: National Minority Business Council June 6, 2017”

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New York Collection Attorney Advice: Pause Through the Uncomfortable Silence

Image result for professional covering mouthGreat communication is essential for success. This principle applies to collecting monies owed to you. To achieve better results from your collection efforts, this New York Collection Attorney’s advice is to pause through the uncomfortable silence when asking your client to pay.

At some point, you have asked a customer for payment. It does not matter how you asked: in writing, during a call or in person. You may Continue reading “New York Collection Attorney Advice: Pause Through the Uncomfortable Silence”

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