Hudson Cook, LLP, June 2002 to present.
Assist creditors (federal and state chartered institutions, licensed lenders, retail sellers, and sales finance companies) in matters relating to the development and compliance of mortgage, credit card, direct loan, and retail finance programs.
Associate, Franklin & Prokopik, P.C., Baltimore, Maryland
December 2000 to June 2002
University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, J.D., May 2000
Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors Fraternity
Frostburg State University, B.S. Political Science, 1994; B.S. Justice Studies, 1994; Merit Scholarship Recipient, 1990 - 1994
Speeches and Publications
"Recent State Legistlative Efforts to Combat Mortgage Fraud," Mortgage Bankers Association National Fraud Issues Conference, 2008
"Student Lending Legislation," Lexis Nexis Emerging Issues, July 2008
"Proposals Addressing Credit Card Lending Practices," Lexis Nexis Emerging Issues, July 2008
"Correction of Federal Truth in Lending Mistakes," Lexis Nexis Emerging Issues, May 2008
"The Consumer Leasing Act & Regulation M," and "Federal Trade Commission: The Used Car Rule," Chapters 3 and 6, F & I Legal Desk Book
"Transactions Involving Real Estate and Dwellings," Truth in Lending (Alvin C. Harrell editor, published by Section of Business Law, American Bar Association), 2007 Supplement.
"Substantive Rights of Credit Cardholders and Open-End Account Holders," Truth in Lending (Alvin C. Harrell editor, published by Section of Business Law, American Bar Association.), 2005, 2006, and 2007 Supplement
"The Emerging Law of Starter Interrupt Devices," The Business Lawyer, February 2006
"2004 Developments in Motor Vehicle Leasing," The Business Lawyer, February 2005
"Recent Developments in Motor Vehicle Leasing and Litigation," The Business Lawyer, May 2004
"Consumer Personal Property Leasing," Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing, 4th edition
"State Consumer Sales Laws: Recent Changes in Texas, Pennsylvania, and Other States," Auto Sales and Finance, The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, September, 2003
"FTC Is Serious About Buyers Guide Compliance," Spot Delivery, June, 2003
"Donde esta la Guia del Comprador? ('Where is the Buyer's Guide?')", Spot Delivery, April, 2003