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Consumer Fraud: What to Look Out for and How to Protect Yourself
Law Week Public Forum

Thursday, May 2, 2013 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

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This program will provide guidance on how consumers can protect themselves against fraud, including: avoiding and resolving disputes with contractors, merchants, and service providers; dealing with debt collectors; and how the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs can help. After the panel discussion and audience questions, volunteer lawyers from the Monday Night Law Program will be available for individual consultations on issues in these areas of law by appointment (212-626-7373) and without appointments on a first-come, first-served basis. The information to be provided in the presentation is for information purposes only. It is not intended to be legal advice and does not create any legal representation in any way.

Moderator: HON. JEFFREY A. HELEWITZ, Special Referee, New York State Supreme Court

Speakers: MARLA TEPPER, General Counsel and Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Consumer Affairs; STEVEN CULLEN BENNETT, Law Offices of Steven Cullen Bennett; EDWARD WALKER, Schwartzman Garelik Walker and Troy, P.C.; JENNIFER ADDONIZIO, Fishman & Mallon, LLP

Sponsored by: Committee on Legal Services for Persons of Moderate Means, Jeannie Rose Rubin, Chair; Monday Night Law Program; Legal Referral Service


Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)