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Jeffrey Scott Hyslip

also known as Jeffrey Hyslip

About me

A Debtor.  That is what debt collectors call you.  Debt collectors across the country call you a debtor with emotion in their voice.  Despite having any superiority to you they demand that you refer to them as either Mr. or Mrs X.  They will tell you that they want to work with you to resolve your debts; they are lying.  They will tell you that they understand your situation; they don’t.

How do I know?  I used to be a debt collector and I sat next to the same ones that are calling you now.

A Liar.  That is what debt collectors’ attorneys call you when they speak to me.  They instantly assume that you overextended yourself on purpose and that you somehow enjoy getting calls from unidentified numbers and having your voicemail box clogged with rude messages.  They claim that you planned to borrow money without the intention to pay it back and therefore you are dishonest.

How do I know?  I speak to their lawyers daily who defend their disgusting behavior while calling you names.

Fear.  That is how debt collectors get paid quicker.  They threaten you into making payments when they know you can’t afford them and they care less if their actions cause you to be homeless.  In fact, they encourage you to pay your credit cards before you pay your mortgage.  They know what buzz words to use and know exactly how to use those words as a weapon to coerce you into action that isn’t in your best interest.  They have “talk offs” – basically rebuttals rehearsed for every legitimate reason you have why your money went towards a more urgent expense rather than the bill they are calling you about.   For every legitimate reason you have these monsters have rehearsed the tone, content and delivery of their response.

How do I know?  I have helped tens of thousands of consumers across the United States fight back against illegal debt collection.  I could spend hours telling you repulsive stories about illegal debt collection activities but I won’t.  The fact that you found me likely indicates you have one to tell me.

Although I’ve heard thousands before, your story won’t become a number to me.  Yes, I’ve helped thousands of consumers fight back against collection agencies, but I will always remember your name.  I know how to stop debt collectors from harassing you because I used to be one.  Now, there is nothing I enjoy more than defending the little guy against these bottom-feeding creatures.

You’re probably wondering how a former debt collector who became a debt collection attorney is now one of the most recognized consumer advocates in the Country.  Well, that’s a longer story than we have time for here.  However, to make a long story short, one day in 2007, I realized that I hadn’t paid $100,000 for law school to wake up simply to go to work to make other people’s days worse.  The story of my exit that I often tell involves the day three files came across my desk around Thanksgiving.  The first file pertained to suing a local church for their unpaid bills.  The second file involved foreclosing on a homeless shelter that would require I displace hundreds of people into the shin deep snow.  The final file involved repossessing a car that I discovered its owner used to obtain medical treatment for her life threatening illness.  It was “that” day that I had an epiphany and realized I could no longer represent faceless debt collection companies.  I became disgusted and I quit.

I think the fact that you’ve taken so much time to read about me is pretty great.

My Client.  That is what I hope I get the opportunity to call you. 


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Consumer Protection: 67%
    10 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
    13 years
  3. Identity Theft: 10%
    11 years
  4. Debt Collection: 8%
    10 years
  5. Class Action: 5%
    10 years



Contingent (30-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (90 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Shannon Marie Geier

    I have known Jeffrey for years, both as opposing counsel and as a consumer protection attorney. Regardless of which "side" you are on, he will treat you with respect, offer an intelligent and experienced legal perspective, and advocate to do what's right.


    Shannon Geier Consumer protection Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Contact info

Lifetime Debt Solutions, LLC dba Hyslip & Taylor, LLC LPA

1100 W. Cermak Road
Suite B410
Chicago, IL, 60608

Hyslip & Taylor, LLC, LPA

545 Metro Place South
Dublin, OH, 43017



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Community Service Award - 10 YearsMartindale-Hubbell2015
Most Active Consumer AttorneyWebercon2015
Most Active Consumer AttorneysWebRecon, LLC2015
2013 Clients' Choice AwardAVVO2013
Top ContributorAVVO2013
Top Litigation AttorneyAVVO2013
Top Litigation AttorneyAVVO2012
Top ContributorAVVO2012
Top 15% of ClassCapital University Law School2005
Order of The CuriaCapital University Law School2005
Deans ScholarshipCapital University Law School2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentVanguard Consumer Solutions2013 - Present
PresidentHyslip Enterprises2013 - Present
Managing MemberLifetime Debt Solutions, LLC2012 - Present
Managing MemberHyslip & Taylor, LLC, LPA2012 - Present
CEORevolution Attorney Network2012 - Present
Managing AttorneyJacoby & Meyers2007 - 2012
AssociateLuper Neidenthal & Logan2005 - 2007
Law ClerkManley Deas Kochalski2003 - 2005
Law ClerkFrank & Wooldridge Co. L.P.A.2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
US District Court, District of North DakotaMember2014 - Present
US District Court, Eastern District of TexasMember2014 - Present
US District Court, Western District of MichiganMember2013 - Present
US District Court, Southern District of TexasN/A2013 - Present
US District Court, Southern District of IndianaMember2013 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2012 - Present
U.S. District Court District of ColoradoMember2010 - Present
US District Court, Eastern District, MichiganMember2008 - Present
U.S. District Court Western District of WisconsinMember2008 - Present
U.S. District Court Eastern District of WisconsinMember2008 - Present
U.S. District Court Southern District of IllinoisMember2008 - Present
The Brief Advice & Referral ClinicMember2007 - Present
U.S. District Court Northern District of IllinoisMember2007 - Present
U.S. District Court Western District of PennsylvaniaMember2007 - Present
U.S. District Court Southern District of OhioMember2006 - Present
Interfaith Legal ClinicAttorney Member2005 - Present
U.S. District Court Northern District of OhioMember2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Columbus Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2005 - 2010
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2010
BGSU HHS Board of College AdvocatesBoard Member2005 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Service Pro v. SmithCounterclaim Dismissed
McPherson v. CRF FirmLitigation Pending
Zhang v. Wright Shagley & LowerySettled Pre-Suit
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Publication nameTitleDate
Thompson Publishing Group/WestGrandma's Standard of FDCPA Violations2013
CLEFDCPA at a Glance -CLE2009
Columbus Bar AssociationCourt Decision Makes it Imperative Garnishment Affidavits Contain New and Precise Language–or Penalties Could Result2006
Columbus Bar briefsGarnishments - Affidavits, et al2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Bowling Green State UniversitySocial SciencesBS - Bachelor of Science2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Total BK SolutionsFDCPA in Bankruptcy2013
DCHU Internal Training SeminarHyslip's "Grandma Standard" of FDCPA Violations2013
Consumer Protection ConferenceFinding FDCPA Cases2011
Bankruptcy 202How to Locate an FDCPA violation in Bankruptcy2010
New Student OrientationLawyering2009
Consumer LitigationFDCPA Claims - Cradle to Grave2008