I have many years experience in defending consumers from debt collectors, including years of representation of legal aid clients at no charge. I have lots of class action experience including Telephone Consumer Protect Act (Co-Class Counsel in 45 million dollar case, the second largest case in 25 year history of TCPA), FDCPA (multi-million dollar settlement in first racketeering class action against debt collection industry for using robo-signed affidavits in court cases) Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) (Class counsel in 8.75 million dollar settlement relating to creditor's unauthorized access to credit reports), unsolicited goods (un-ordered Martha Stewart books, multimillion dollar settlement), and many other types of cases. I also handle individual cases involving false credit reports, debt collector harrassment and abuse, including robo-calls to your cell phone where the collector is trying to reach someone else to collect a debt owed by someone else.
We DON"T handle bankruptcy cases for individuals, but we have a few of great lawyers to refer you to, including San Antonio lawyers Tony Hervol, Heidi McCloud, and Rick Flume.
We DO represent creditors in business bankruptcy cases and business collection cases--business to business only.
We DO NOT attempt to collect debt from consumers, in or out of bankruptcy.
Contingent (20-40%), Free consultation (15 minutes)
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Ben Bingham is one of the few lawyers in San Antonio that is capable of handling bankruptcy court litigation. Litigation in state court is one thing, but litigation in bankruptcy court is quite different. Whenever someone asks me for a referral to an attorney that handles bankruptcy litigation in San Antonio, I give them Ben's contact information. Ben is also one of the few lawyers in San Antonio that has extensive experience in handling claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). I have referral several clients to him over the years and have only heard good things about him from those clients.
Richard Flume Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1983||10/19/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Rated||Martindale Hubbell||2015|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Justice for the People Award||Texas RioGrande Legal Aid||2013|
|Champion of Justice||Texas RioGrande Legal Aid||2010|
|Client Review Rating 5/5 (highest)||Lawyer.com||N/A|
|Peer Review Rating 5/5 (highest)||Lawyers.com||N/A|
|Partner||Bingham & Lea||1993 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|San Antonio Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||N/A|
|San Antonio Bankruptcy Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of Texas||What Bankruptcy Lawyers should know about the FCRA||2010|
|University of Houston Corporate and Business Law Institute||Employment Agreements; Terminations and Covenants not to Compete||1991|
|State Bar of Texas||Current Issues in Foreclosures||1987|
|South Texas Law Journal||Prison Conditions as Cruel and Unusual Punishment||1982|
|University of Houston Law Center||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1983|
|Colorado State University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1977|
|Winter Meeting, Montana Trial Lawyers Association||Damages in Consumer Cases||2015|
|September Meeting||Consumer Protection in Bankrutpcy Courts||2015|
|Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Conference||What Bankruptcy Lawyers need to know about the FCRA||2010|