Speaking Engagement:

Collection: Seeking and Collecting a Judgment

Event Information


Wednesday, January 25, 2012


9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
1230 J Street
Sacramento, CA

MCLE Credit:

6 hours

Sponsored By:

National Business Institute


June D. Coleman

Mark A. Serlin, Serlin & Whiteford LLP

Donald M. Stevenson, Law Offices of Donald M. Stevenson

Program Overview:

Collections law is a procedural minefield for the unwary; any misstep can lead to delays in proceedings or costly violation suits. Protect yourself and maximize your chances of recovery by augmenting your knowledge of collections law - from process of service to executing on a judgment. Get practical advice and practice pointers from actual practitioners in the field, and walk away with valuable forms and materials for later reference.

  • Get clarification on collection procedures and rules
  • Prevent delays in proceedings by knowing effective litigation strategies and motion practice
  • Avoid improper service of process, so your clients don't lose their chance to collect
  • Effectively navigate the minefield of lien priority conflicts
  • Use pre-existing, unrecorded liens to defeat the shield of bankruptcy
  • Learn the procedural nuts and bolts of judgment liens and garnishment - and the exemptions that apply
  • Beware of traps that trigger liability claims
  • Learn the best ways to discover and seize debtor assets
  • Find out how to use fraudulent conveyance claims as a useful tool for settlement
  • Know what to do with the judgment when the debtor files for bankruptcy


For more information and to register, please visit the NBI Website.