Lynda L. Laing

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Member since 1990
Location:
Providence, Rhode Island
Phone:
401-456-0700
Fax:
401-421-4730
Email:

Year Joined Firm

  • 1984

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Creditor's Rights

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1983
  • Rhode Island, 1984
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1985

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1983
  • Albion College, Albion, Michigan
    • A.B. - 1979

Published Works

  • "The Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Revised", 38 Rhode Island Bar Journal 3, December, 1989
  • "An Overview of Article 6 of the Uniform Commercial Code", 36 Rhode Island Bar Journal 5, June, 1988
  • "Fair Debt Collection Practices Act", 36 Rhode Island Bar Journal 18, October, 1987

Representative Clients

  • Ford Motor Credit Company
  • Metropolitan Property and Liability Insurance Co.

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer, Collections and Bankruptcy, National Business Institute, 1988 - Present
  • Lecturer, Collections and Bankruptcy, Rhode Island Bar Association, 1995 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Voted by peers, "Rhode Island's Best Collection Lawyer", 1998
  • Selected by Ford Motor Credit Company as "Most Improved Law Firm", 1999
  • Presented National Award by Ford Motor Credit Company for "Best Three Year Liquidation Rate", 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Inns of Court
  • District Court Bench Bar, Chairperson, 1995 - Present
  • Supreme Court User Friendly Committee, 1997 - Present
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys
  • Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Meeting Committee, 1996 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • District Court Constable Disciplinary Committee
  • American Bankruptcy Institute