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Where Are the Howard Law Bankruptcy Cases?

A court filing by Howard Law and Vincent Howard in the Morgan Drexen v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau case piqued my curiosity. The filing said, “The range of legal services that Howard Law provides to its clients includes, but is not limited to legal representation in business litigation matters, personal injury matters, consumer protection and … Read more

Is Howard Law a Victim in the Morgan Drexen Case?

Rather than rehash the relationship between Howard Law and Morgan Drexen, click on the links to their names for the backstory. Recent court documents present an argument by Howard Law that the CFPB action and closure of Morgan Drexen should not involve them or their clients. “When the CFPB initiated the underlying action (the “Action”) … Read more

Walter Ledda, Working as Temp in Poland, Caught By Surprise in Morgan Drexen Case

New public documents filed in the Morgan Drexen case paint a picture of Walter Ledda caught by surprise by the turn of events. These excerpts are from the documents shown with the source link. You can click on those documents to read the full original filing. In the first document, Ledda represents the recent CFPB … Read more

Morgan Drexen Bankruptcy Update for August 25, 2015

As part of the public record, the bankruptcy trustee in the Morgan Drexen bankruptcy has just posted a very interesting update. The document was filed on August 24, 2015 and here is what it says. The Trustee states the Morgan Drexen business has been wound up and 15,000 letters were sent to “Affected Customers” notifying … Read more

Howard Law Responds to CFPB Claims

Recently I wrote about filings by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in the Morgan Drexen case. The CFPB said, “Aside from going to great lengths to continue Morgan Drexen’s debt relief scheme and collect fees from Affected Consumers, the Attorneys engaged in numerous tactics designed to ensure consumers would—at a minimum—be confused about their … Read more

And Oh How They Fall: Advanced Fee Attorney Model Debt Settlement Companies

Yesterday I posted an update about how World Law, World Law Debt, World Law Group, or whoever they were at the moment; is being liquidated. You can read the details here. The latest closure of the advanced fee debt settlement company by regulators, legal action, or the courts has to make some think the model … Read more

Morgan Drexen Bankruptcy Surprise Deposition

It’s not often that a deposition is made available regarding Morgan Drexen, the now defunct debt settlement company. Since I’m sitting down to read the entire 121 page document I thought if I came across anything I found interesting for no particular reason, I’d just share it with you. All the material below comes from … Read more

Morgan Drexen Court Action Reads Like a Soap Opera

In just the past few days the Morgan Drexen case with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took some strange twists. The court documents lay out a series of alleged events which paints an unusual story. I’ll let the court documents write this story. From this point on, the information in this story will be from … Read more

Howard Law Demands Removal of Morgan Drexen Related Articles

Today I received the following demand from a law firm that says it represents Howard Law, another law firm. I’m not sure why Howard Law wouldn’t just contact me directly to clear up any confusion or answer questions instead of sending me a cease and desist letter. I contacted Howard Law by email previously but … Read more

Why is Howard Law Allegedly Telling People Morgan Drexen Sucks?

All of a sudden, questions and concerns about a group called Howard Law have been landing in my inbox. You can read past articles about Howard Law, here. Call me unsophisticated but whatever is happening to clients of the now shuttered Morgan Drexen, seems confusing or unbelievable. A tipster (send your tips in here) sent … Read more

More on the Morgan Drexen & Howard Law Mystery

Recently I answered a reader inquiry from a former Morgan Drexen reader who said their debt settlement account had been taken over by Howard Law. See Is Howard Law Really Involved With Former Morgan Drexen Clients?. Well further information has surfaced from public court documents that make me wonder even more what is going on. … Read more

Is Howard Law Really Involved With Former Morgan Drexen Clients?

Morgan Drexen was a big debt settlement company who lost big this year to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The loss led to the shutdown of Morgan Drexen and their bankruptcy filing is leading to a liquidation of the company with a hopeful distribution of some available money to consumers. But a couple of … Read more

United States Trustee Files More Allegations Against Morgan Drexen, Howard Law, Figueredo & Boutsis and Rosen & Wining

Yesterday I wrote about a court filing by the United States Trustee against Morgan Drexen, Howard Law, Figueredo & Boutsis and Rosen & Wining. In that separate case you can read about here, some similar accusations were made as made in this case. On May 11, 2012 the United States Trustee, Donald F. Walton and … Read more

U.S. Department of Justice Levels Deception and Fraud Allegations at Morgan Drexen and Others

On May 11, 2012 documents were filed in two bankruptcy cases by United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee against Morgan Drexen and others. The allegations made are very sternly worded. In the first document filed against Morgan Drexen, Howard Law, Figueredo & Boutsis, and Rosen & Wining the trial attorney … Read more