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Ahmad Keshavarz

Debt collection Attorney at Brooklyn, NY

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About Ahmad

Learn Ahmad’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Debt collection
    80%
    Violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. There are many actions by debt collectors that may violate the FDCPA, such as suing or threatening to sue on a time-barred debt, executing on a vacated judgment, obtains a default judgment using a false affidavit of service, or continuing to execute on wages or a bank account after a court has signed an order to show cause.

    70 cases

  2. Credit repair
    10%
    Violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Reporting and verifying false information on a credit report. This includes, for example, verification of a judgment that in fact has been vacated. This is not a credit repair agency.

  3. Consumer protection
    5%
    Auto financing fraud.

  4. Identity theft
    5%
    Debt collectors hounding consumers who are the victim of identity theft, and repeated false statements on credit reports.

The firm primarily sues debt collectors for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.  Examples of cases the firm has brought are for debt collectors:

1. Suing persons who are the victim of identity theft or who otherwise do not owe the debt.  

2.  Continuing to garnish wages or remove money from a bank account after a consumer files an "Order to Show Cause" in civil court ordering the debt collector to cease collections until there is a hearing on the consumer's request to vacate a judgment.  

3.  Continuing to maintain a freeze on a bank account, take money from a bank account, or garnish wages after the consumer has an order vacating the judgment. 

Licensed for 23 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 2007
Updated 11/17/2022
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 1999
Updated 10/23/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Ahmad

Law Office of Ahmad Keshavarz
16 Court St., 26th Floor
Brooklyn, NY, 11241
The Law Offices of Ahmad Keshavarz
16 Court St Fl 26
Brooklyn, NY, 11241-0102
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Posted by Dan | January 11, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great attorney!
Helped me with my collection issue. Offered great advice and took the time to explain my best options.

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AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law
  • 1999
  • LBJ School of Public Affairs
  • Maters in Public Policy
  • 1999
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts with Honors
  • 1992

Legal Cases

  • Samms v. Abrams, 112 F. Supp. 3d 160 - Dist. Court, SD New York 2015
  • Denying defendant's motion for judgment on the pleadings.
  • Cameron v. LR CREDIT 22, LLC, 998 F. Supp. 2d 293 - Dist. Court, SD New York 2014
  • Denying defendants' motion to dismiss.
  • Okyere v. Palisades Collection, LLC, 961 F. Supp. 2d 522 - Dist. Court, SD New York 2013
  • Denying defendants' motion for judgment on the pleadings.
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Associations

  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Steeting Committee Member
  • 2003 - 2004

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Attorney of the Year
  • Volunteer Legal Services of Travis County
  • 2001

Speaking Engagements

  • Travis County Bar Association "Ask an Attorney" television program
  • Deceptive Car Sales & "Lemon Law" Violations interview
  • 2004
  • KEYE 42 "Ask the Experts"
  • Consumer Law questions
  • 2004
  • KVUE 24 Interview
  • consumer law expert regarding allegations of DTPA violations by Best Buy
  • 2004
  • KVUE 24 Interview
  • recent changes to the Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • 2003
  • Travis County Bar Association "Free Friday" Continuing Legal Education Class
  • Identity Theft: How to Repair the Damage
  • 2003
  • Travis County Bar Association "Free Friday" Continuing Legal Education Class
  • Identify Theft Law
  • 2003
  • KVUE 24 Interview
  • issue of repairing the damage from identity theft
  • 2003
  • Travis County Bar Association Ask an Attorney television program
  • Identify Theft Interview
  • 2003
  • Travis County Bar Association "Ask an Attorney" television program
  • Interviewed regarding the People's Law School and Consumer Law
  • 2003
  • Travis County Bar Association Legal Line television program
  • Consumer Law questions
  • 2003
  • City of Austin Small Business Development Program
  • Preventing Debt Collection Violations
  • 2003
  • Windsor Neighborhood Association meeting
  • Identity Theft
  • 2003
  • Travis County Bar Association "Ask an Attorney" television program
  • Interviewed regarding Identity Theft
  • 2003
  • Continuing Legal Education, University of Texas School of Law
  • Interlocutory Appeals for Fun and Profit
  • 1998
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Lemon law Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Ahmad and known of him for over a decade. He is extremely knowledgeable about the law and cares deeply about making sure his clients understand their rights. On top of that, he knows the courtroom and the court process. If you have a Consumer Law problem and his office is anywhere near you, I highly recommend him to you."
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Brooklyn Debt collection Lawyer Ahmad Keshavarz
Ahmad Keshavarz
Debt collection Attorney
Brooklyn, NY
Licensed for 23 years