What Can I Expect If I Take a Solar Fraud Case? - Training Library
If you are getting calls about solar fraud but have not yet taken on any cases, or if you have started taking these cases, but want to learn more, this webinar is for you. The presenters, one with a significant bulk of his practice in solar fraud and one new to this area, will discuss the basics about how the solar industry works, common financing models, common fact patterns, common defenses, and things to watch out for, both good and bad.
Please note that the webinar will be followed by a one-hour online discussion. When you register you will receive two reminders, one for the webinar at 2pm and one for the online discussion at 3pm ET.
What You Will Learn
* Why solar fraud cases can be great cases and how you can ease into this area
* What are the different types of solar fraud cases that are out there and how to recognize good cases and good clients
* What are the potential pitfalls and benefits with solar fraud cases
Rob Treinen has practiced consumer protection law almost exclusively since 1999 when he graduated from University of Minnesota Law School and took his first job at Legal Aid in Gallup, New Mexico. For the past 13 years, he has run Treinen Law Office in Albuquerque where he is the sole attorney but blessed with a great staff. He has presented at CLEs across the country on consumer law topics. In 2016, he graduated from the Trial Lawyers College. He loves his wife and kid, loves to travel, and still loves his job. Solar fraud cases are his newest passion, making up about half of his cases for the past few years.
John N. Ellem received his law degree from the WVU College of Law in 1992. He opened Ellem Law Office, PLLC in July 2000, where his focus is on consumer protection law in WV and OH including lemon law, debt collection abuse, FCRA violations and now solar panel fraud. He is also involved in human rights work as President of Human Rights for Kids. Mr. Ellem had the privilege of serving 14 years as a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. Along with his wife and daughter, he enjoys traveling, hiking, and fly-fishing. He has an active yoga practice and is a registered yoga teacher (RYT 500) through Yoga Alliance and currently teaches yoga at his local YMCA, and at Snowshoe Resort.