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Lynda L. Laing

Lynda L. Laing 

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Practice Areas:

  • Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Creditor's Rights

Biography

Education

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

Bar Admissions

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

Honors

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

Classes & Seminars

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

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.

Representative Cases

  • Anthony Corrado, Inc. v. Menard & Co. Bldg. Contractors, 589 A.2d 1201(R.I. 1991), 1991086816
  • Strauss, Factor, Hillman & Lopes, P.C. v. Kohler General Corp., 1987 WL 257409, 3 UCC Rep. Serv. 2d 466 (R.I. Dist Ct. 1987), 1987148408
  • State of Maine v. Vincent Fiore, 497 A.2d 298 (R.I. 1985), 1985142900

Professional Associations

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