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CLLA National Conference co-hosted by the IACC

The CLLA Annual Conference co-hosted by the IACC is scheduled for June 6-9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois this year!

The current board nominations for 2018-2019 are:

  • President-Elect (one year term) - Timothy Wan
  • Recording Secretary (one year term) - Theodore J. Hamilton
  • Attorney Board Member (three year term) - Jonathan Allen and Lee Mendelson*
  • Agency Rep (three year term) - Timothy Grimes
  • Treasurer (three year term) - David Gamache

*A debate will be scheduled during the meeting




CLLA Webinars

CLLA is proud to provide a new webinar series that will give our members (and non-members) multiple opportunities to fulfill CLE credits in a convenient and cost-effective way.

Click here for CLLA Webinar Series Purchase and Registration Information.

Commercial Law World Magazine

CLLA is proud to present the latest issue of CLW magazine - The Annual Bankruptcy Edition. This edition is packed with well-informed articles by industry experts in the League, including our featured article - Climbing Out of The Rabbit Hole: The Evolving Analysis of Bankruptcy Code Section 523(a)(6) in Financial Harm Cases.
Check it out!

View the CLW magazine Annual Bankruptcy Edition here

Click here for more information on the CLW

CLLA Member-Get-a-Member Campaign

As a Member of the CLLA, you are eligible for our member recruiting program. The more members you bring in, the more you save!

We are offering you a 50% reduction in your upcoming renewal dues for the first new member* you bring into the League. If you bring in two new members, your membership dues will be waived for this upcoming fiscal year!

When we say we appreciate your referrals, we mean it.

*This will only apply to full price (attorney, agency, debt buyers, turnaround managers, law list, paralegal, and vendor) memberships. The non-member must have been out of the League for at least one fiscal year.

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Welcome New Members!

Kaye Dreifuerst
Security Credit Services
Oxford, MS
Michael Halzel
Michael Haynes & Associates LLC
Providence, RI
Martin Tucker
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Lexington, KY

Beth Rogers
Rogers Law Offices
Atlanta, GA

Jodi Smith
Jomax Recovery Services
Peoria, AZ

 Jonathan Gold
New York, NY

IACC Statement Supporting CLLA Comments on CFPB Reform

IACC has produced a statement in support of the CLLA's comments submitted to the United States Congress in support of reforming the CFPB.

Click here to view the full statement

A Great Video on Venue Reform...Check it Out!

Help our organization grow - Donate to the CLLA Marketing Fund!

We are asking for your donations to assist in promoting our industry and continuing to advocate for CLLA and the interest of our members.

Click here for the donation form

CLLA is dedicated to providing expertise, insights, and results to:


Credit & Collection Professionals

Alliance Partners

Agency Certification


The Commercial Law League of America certifies commercial collection agencies who continue to meet the rigorous certification requirements of the CLLA. Certified agencies uniquely distinguish themselves by displaying this certification seal. 

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Do you wish you could easily communicate your suggestions, advice, criticism, or comments to the League staff and Leadership? Well now you can . . . and we can't wait to hear what you have to say! All submissions will be read by a member of the CLLA staff and will be forwarded to the appropriate team of staff and/or leadership. Consider it a 24/7 Town Hall Meeting, and the microphone is yours.
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