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CFPB Fights Quick Win Bid By Law Firms In Illegal Fees Suit

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 9:48 PM EDT) -- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau argued before a California federal judge Friday that its three-year statute of limitations for bringing enforcement actions does not bar all its claims against two attorneys and their law firms for allegedly charging illegal upfront fees for debt-relief services.

Defendants Vincent Howard and Lawrence Williamson, along with their firms Howard Law PC, Williamson & Howard LLP and the Williamson Firm LLC, moved for summary judgment last month, arguing to U.S. District Judge Josephine L. Staton that the CFPB’s suit accusing them...
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Case Information

Case Title

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Vincent Howard et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutory Actions)


Josephine L. Staton

Date Filed

January 30, 2017


Government Agencies

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