Attorney Murphy Addresses Texas Bar on Auto Repossesion

Attorney Murphy recently spoke at the 13th Annual Advanced Consumer and Commercial Law Course in Austin, Texas on the topic of “Top Five Things a Consumer Lawyer Should Know About Article 9.”   The presentation reviewed recent technological developments in automobile recovery by lenders and the corresponding increase in violence and abuse by recovery agents.  According… Read More »

ITT Technical Institute Closure- UNCERTAIN TIMES FOR STUDENTS

On September 6, 2016, a for-profit “college’, ITT Education Services, abruptly closed its 130 campus which operated under the business name “ITT Technical Institute.” The decision to close was after the U.S. Department of Education decided to deny ITT the ability to obtain further federal student loan funds. ITT- like many other “for profit colleges”-… Read More »

FDCPA CLASS SETTLEMENT AGAINST REAL TIME RESOLUTIONS

FDCPA CLASS SETTLEMENT AGAINST REAL TIME RESOLUTIONS The Law Firm of Robert W. Murphy is pleased to announce that the Honorable United States District Court Judge William P. Dimitroules has granted preliminary approval of a class action (“RTR Class Action”) under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) against Real Time Resolutions (“RTR”). The Preliminary… Read More »

Attorney Murphy was the faculty chair for “Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2016”

Attorney Murphy was the faculty chair for the Practising Law Institute’s “Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2016” Program in San Francisco, California on July 22, 2016. Mr. Murphy has chaired the Program since 2009. This years’s agenda covered all aspects of consumer law from automobile fraud to mortgage servicing to debt collection… Read More »

Attorney Murphy Receives Consumer Lawyer of the Year Award

The Florida Bar Consumer Protection Committee recently honored Attorney Murphy with its “Consumer Attorney of the Year Award” at the Florida Bar Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida on June 18, 2016. The award recognized Mr. Murphy for his substantial work protecting Florida consumers from predatory business practices during his thirty-years of practice. Mr. Murphy was… Read More »