More Info = Better Decisions: Internet Resources for Effective Credit Management
12/17/2020 8:30 AM PT - 9:30:00 AM PT

Need to know more about a customer or guarantor? There is plenty of public information out there to help you make more informed credit decisions.

This session will show you where to look, and how to analyze the information.

Come learn the latest online resources for:
• Using Social Media and online reviews as part of your credit analysis
• Determining financial status of a customer or guarantor
• Finding assets
• Analyzing collectability so that you can make informed litigation decisions
• Understanding deed records, UCC records, appraisal district records and more.

Instructor Rebecca A. Hicks
Rebecca Hicks represents owners, contractors, architects and suppliers in a broad range of construction related matters. She assists clients with legal issues related to all types of projects from private commercial, to state and federal government projects. Rebecca’s breadth of experience provides an understanding of the competing interests on the job site, so that contract terms can be tailored to the specific needs of the client. Rebecca assists clients in drafting, negotiating and interpreting terms of construction contracts, and related contract documents, for public and private projects. This can include development of customized contract forms, or working with common construction form contracts including AIA and Consensus Docs.

Rebecca litigates and arbitrates construction claims involving payment disputes, scheduling disputes and delays, change order disputes, changes in scope of work and construction defect claims. Rebecca also aids clients in perfecting or disputing mechanics’ lien claims and federal and state payment bond claims. Rebecca writes and speaks on a variety of construction related topics for various trade organizations and training programs.

Rebecca represents financial institutions and other creditors in lawsuits based on promissory notes, guarantees and unpaid accounts. On a regular basis, she obtains judgments for creditor clients without trial, and is able to overcome most common debtor defenses, including usury claims. Rebecca also counsels creditor clients to ensure compliance with federal and state debt collection regulations before litigation.

Rebecca also represents commercial landlords in lease related litigation, including breach of lease, lease interpretation and forcible detainer actions.

Rebecca has significant experience in post-judgment collection proceedings, including garnishments, turnover actions and post-judgment depositions. She works with judgment creditors to identify hidden assets and pursue unconventional legal theories to increase collectability.

Event Sponsor:  NACM Commercial Services

Course Level:  I - Intermediate

CEU: 0.100
CCE: 0.100


 Members: $39.00 Non-Members: $69.00

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Cancellations will be accepted for full refund no later than five working days prior to event — substitute attendees accepted up to day of event.