Kronick is proud to announce that Shareholder June Coleman has been selected to serve as a 2017-2018 Attorney State Chair for Association of Credit and Collection Professionals (ACA). The Attorney State Chair Program, a modernized version of ACA’s former MAP State Compliance Chair Program, is designed to give ACA units and their members access to an attorney licensed to practice law in their state. These new state chairs have volunteered to take calls and be available as legal resources and to refer attorneys and assist the unit as their schedules permit. Read a full description of the program here.
Ms. Coleman is a defense litigator with more than 20 years of experience representing local, state and national clients in complex civil litigation disputes before state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. Her areas of emphasis include defense of consumer rights actions, including litigation involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, as well as professional liability defense, class actions, commercial litigation, creditors rights, employment law, and litigation involving technology and electronic data. Ms. Coleman has also developed an expertise in opposing attorney fee motions in both state and federal court.
Ms. Coleman is an accomplished author and a well known presenter on matters regarding the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and California’s recording laws. She speaks frequently on behalf of the American Collections Association, the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys, the California Creditors Bar Association, the California Association of Collectors, and the Debt Buyers Association, and has also provided legal education classes on behalf of the Rutter Group. She has provided training for collectors regarding the obligations set forth in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, California’s Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and California’s recording laws. Her other professional activities and affiliations include serving as a Board Member for the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys and as Vice President for the California Creditors Bar Association. She is also currently serving as President of the Sacramento County Law Foundation.