Commercial Law League of America

Find A CLLA Attorney

Find A CLLA Certified Agency

Find A CLLA Agency

Find A CLLA Professional

Commercial Law League of America

Find A CLLA Attorney

Find A CLLA Certified Agency

Find A CLLA Agency

Find A CLLA Professional

FAQs

Specific questions can be addressed to:

Phil Lattanzio
Executive Vice President
Commercial Law League of America
3005 Tollview Drive
Rolling Meadows, IL
Phone: 312-240-1400 Fax: 847-483-6477
Email: phil.lattanzio@clla.org

How can I obtain a copy of the Roster of Members?

The Roster is only available to members of the CLLA and is printed/distributed to event attendees. To perform a general search for a CLLA member, please click here.

How do I advertise with the CLW Magazine and CLLA.org?

Click here to contact us regarding advertising.

I am a collection agency and my customer asked if I am certified.

To become “certified” your Collection Agency must earn the “Certificate of Compliance” by meeting certain requirements. You can click here for full information or contact Phil Lattanzio, Executive Vice President, at 312-240-1400 or phil.lattanzio@clla.org.

For more information on the CLLA’s Certification Program, please click here.

Who can join the CLLA and how much does it cost?

The following individuals are eligible for membership in the League: Lawyers, Commercial Collection Agency Representatives, Judges, United States Trustees, Turnaround Managers, Public Accountants, Paralegals (or Law Office Administrators), Lenders (or Bankers), Law Students, Law List/Directory Publishers, Real Property or Equipment Lessors, Editors of a Legal Periodical, Canadian Trustees, Bankruptcy Private Trustees, Vendors, Professors/Teachers of Law and Law Students.

Full membership categories and requirements can be found in the CLLA Constitution, Article II. The Constitution can be downloaded by clicking here.

General Membership Dues are $540 per year, which includes sectional and regional membership. (Note: members may opt out of a section, however, it will not lower their annual dues.) A special “Short Term” rate is available for applicants under the age of 31 or who have been admitted to the bar under 6 years. This rate is $130 and can be paid for a maximum of 4 years.

In addition, special rates are available for Professors/Teachers ($50), Editors of Legal Periodicals ($50) and Law Students ($25). Dues are waived for Bankruptcy Judges and U.S. Trustees (non-private).

FAQs

Specific questions can be addressed to:

Phil Lattanzio
Executive Vice President
Commercial Law League of America
3005 Tollview Drive
Rolling Meadows, IL
Phone: 312-240-1400
Fax: 847-483-6477
Email: phil.lattanzio@clla.org

How can I obtain a copy of the Roster of Members?

The Roster is only available to members of the CLLA and is printed/distributed to event attendees. To perform a general search for a CLLA member, please click here.

How do I advertise with the CLW Magazine and CLLA.org?

Click here to contact us regarding advertising.

How do I register a complaint against a member of the CLLA?

CLLA members are required to meet a high level of professional responsibility. If you feel that a League Member has violated standards of proper moral, ethical or professional conduct, the Operative Guides for Forwarders and Receivers, the Agency Section Code of Ethics, or the Association of Law List Publishers Code of Conduct, you may file a request for a Grievance or Arbitration hearing in writing with a review of your claim. The Membership Grievances and Arbitration Committee is charged with reviewing these claims, and taking appropriate action which may include scheduling hearings.

Please note, full Grievance and Arbitration procedures can be found in Article XI of the CLLA’s Constitution, which can be found here. To file a grievance or arbitration for consideration, per Article XI, Section 3C you must do the following:

A matter to be considered by the Committee may be brought by any member of the League or any non-member of the League. Any such matter shall be commenced with the filing of a Verified Petition, submitted in duplicate to the Executive Vice President. The Verified Petition shall be specific and contain the basis upon which the matter is brought.

Please forward your correspondence as follows:

Complaint against an AGENCY MEMBER: If for any reason you believe a member has violated the Agency Section’s Code of Ethics in dealing with you or your customer, please contact:

Phil Lattanzio, CLLA Executive Vice President
phil.lattanzio@clla.org
312-240-1400

The Executive Vice President can be reached during business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST, Monday to Friday.

Complaint against a Non-Agency Member of the CLLA: If you feel that a League Member has violated standards of proper moral, ethical or professional conduct, the Operative Guides for Forwarders and Receivers, the Agency Section Code of Ethics, or the Association of Law List Publishers Code of Conduct, please send your Verified Petition to:

Phil Lattanzio, Executive Vice President
Commercial Law League of America
3005 Tollview Drive
Rolling Meadows, IL
Phone: 312-240-1400 Fax: (847) 483-6477
Email: phil.lattanzio@clla.org

 

I am a collection agency and my customer asked if I am certified.

To become “certified” your Collection Agency must earn the “Certificate of Compliance” by meeting certain requirements. You can click here for full information or contact Phil Lattanzio, Executive Vice President, at 312-240-1400 or phil.lattanzio@clla.org.

For more information on the CLLA’s Certification Program, please click here.

Who can join the CLLA and how much does it cost?

The following individuals are eligible for membership in the League: Lawyers, Commercial Collection Agency Representatives, Judges, United States Trustees, Turnaround Managers, Public Accountants, Paralegals (or Law Office Administrators), Lenders (or Bankers), Law Students, Law List/Directory Publishers, Real Property or Equipment Lessors, Editors of a Legal Periodical, Canadian Trustees, Bankruptcy Private Trustees, Vendors, Professors/Teachers of Law and Law Students.

Full membership categories and requirements can be found in the CLLA Constitution, Article II. The Constitution can be downloaded by clicking here.

General Membership Dues are $540 per year, which includes sectional and regional membership. (Note: members may opt out of a section, however, it will not lower their annual dues.) A special “Short Term” rate is available for applicants under the age of 31 or who have been admitted to the bar under 6 years. This rate is $130 and can be paid for a maximum of 4 years.

In addition, special rates are available for Professors/Teachers ($50), Editors of Legal Periodicals ($50) and Law Students ($25). Dues are waived for Bankruptcy Judges and U.S. Trustees (non-private).

Become A Member

Membership provides an opportunity to connect with professionals in your field and promote your services to other industry members.

Being engaged, involved, active, and present makes all the difference. Network and make new business contacts. Keep your CLE requirements up-to-date and find out about pending legislation that could affect your daily work, before it goes into effect by joining the CLLA.

CLLA ZOOM Discussions And Webinars

CLLA’s recorded Zoom Discussions and Webinars are available for viewing at your convenience. 

130th CLLA National Convention

Join us for this annual event, the largest gathering of the year! Meet with us for valuable education and networking opportunities.

Save-the-Date!
CLLA Western Region Conference

Mark your calendars for the Western Region Conference September 25-26, 2024 in Palm Springs, California.

Save-The-Date!
CLLA Eastern Region Conference

Join us November 6-7, 2024 at the Manhattan Penthouse in New York, New York.

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Contact Info

3005 Tollview Drive, Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008

+312 240 1400

info@clla.org

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