Over 44 million Americans collectively hold nearly $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. If you are a debt relief attorney, chances are your client base is burdened with student debt. More and more borrowers faced with this issue are seeking legal counsel.
This course, presented by bankruptcy attorney Natalie Jean-Baptiste, will explore ways to remediate defaulted student loans, the various repayment programs available, and the eligibility requirements and application process for loan forgiveness.
Natalie Jean-Baptiste is a solo practitioner at Law Office of Natalie Jean-Baptiste, P.C., in Uniondale, New York, where she focuses primarily on consumer bankruptcy and student loan law. She is especially dedicated to assisting student loan borrowers in financial distress and founded a student loan counseling service to empower student loan debtors with the information and tools they need to manage their debt. Prior to launching her own practice, Natalie worked for many years in the music industry where she handled various contracts for superstar acts like Alicia Keys & Janet Jackson. She is a member of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Ms. Jean-Baptiste earned her undergraduate degree from Fordham University, where she majored in Communication and Media Studies and minored in Business Administration, and her J.D. from New York Law School.
Excellent program and very interesting even though the subject matter is not particularly useful in my legal work. The speaker knows her subject very well and presented it well too.
Good overview and information. I would like to hear more about the practicalities of practicing in this field and any case law that may exist.
Informative and current topic area- well done!
Student Loans fraught with more issues than I ever perceived. A thorough overview.
Excellent! I took two of her courses.
excellent, clear and understandable
Essential information for most people, not just lawyers.
I thought this speaker was excellent. I like that she has a personal connection to the area she specializes in. Knowledgeable, interesting and articulate. Nice job Natalie.
This is one I will listen to again.
I knew nothing about this subject - this was very informative.
Presenter did a great job! I want to watch it again.
Natalie was excellent. Very knowledgeable.
Good presentation skills. The information was presented clearly and effectively.
Very well done.
She was very good in her presentation, easy to understand, knowledgeable.
Great, succinct presentation
This was a very informative course and I learned some new things I was not expecting. Also, very up to date. Nice presentation.
An excellent speaker.
Very helpful and pertinent.
Was helpful to have the terminology and options in relation to student loans set out in a structured way
well done, clear, the presenter possessed great expertise
Very interesting topic. Great recommendations!!
The presenter was able to answer live questions that enhanced her delivery.
Very useful course. Thank you!
Very informative. Excellent information.
the program and presenter were excellent
This attorney was very well prepared and interesting. A strong program well worth watching.
Excellent presentation on a very timely topic. would recommend to anyone involved in this area!
Great program. Thank you.
The presenter was personable with great knowledge of how to advise a client in need of help with a student loan problem.
Good presentation and lots of usable info
Great info on a topic I didn’t know much about
Very cool topic! Loved the speaker! Thank you for having this program available. This program made me want to listen to the Part II - Student Loans and Bankruptcy CLE program.
Loved this program
I really enjoyed this course and found the instructor be very knowledgeable
Presenter was knowledgeable, insightful and clear.
nice job, indeed
This is, by far, the best CLE I have seen on Lawline, and, quite frankly, probably the best CLE I have ever taken in my 8 years of practice. Thank you!
Really excellent program.
Excellent overview of the law in this area.
very informative and interesting. I had no idea student loan law had changed this much.
Nicely done. perhaps a little more in depth discussion would help but nice general overview. Thank you!
To date, this is one of the Lawline's best seminars! The information was timely, informative and well-organized. The presenter was highly versed with the subject matter.
Good overview of student loans, but little actual legal content.
Instructor was wonderful
This was a very good presentation.
Thank you so much for providing such informative courses
Very easy to follow and understand!
This course was outstanding. It is well-organized, thorough, and immediately usable. Thank you!
great, very informative.
Fantastic! As a BK practitioner, I have a lot of students asking me for assistance and this is great! All the best!
Good basic course.
Great Presentation! Very informative! I'm writing her to ask a couple more questions and I never do that! Thanks! When is her "advanced" CLE presentation that she referenced?
She is fabulous! Great presentation, great materials, very knowledgeable. Thank you so much. Looking forward to the session this afternoon!
Thank you for clarifying the view student loans are not dischargeable.
This program is useful not just to lawyers, but to anyone who is a student borrower. I'm glad I tuned in.
Unfortunately, this was personally very useful to me!
She did a great job! thanks!