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The National Association of Consumer Advocates is a non-profit association comprised of more than 1,800 attorneys throughout the United States who represent consumers victimized by fraudulent, abusive and predatory business practices.
The organization manages its own "Find a Consumer Advocate Attorney" directory that can help you find a qualified and experienced consumer rights law attorney near you.
Founded in 1994, members in the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) include both private and public sector attorneys, legal services attorneys, law professors and law students.
NACA members are consumer rights attorneys. What is a consumer rights attorney? Attorneys focused on the rights of consumers are committed to the ethical and effective representation of consumers in mortgage foreclosure actions, credit reporting errors, abusive debt collection, and other consumer abuses. NACA also created a charitable and educational fund incorporated under §501(c)(3).
NACA members often provide counseling to consumers against the unfair business practices of banks, finance companies, car dealers and other companies. NACA also advocates for legal reforms that build a marketplace based on principles of honesty, fairness, and equity. NACA is the largest consumer advocacy group in the United States.
Members of NACA deal with assisting consumers in the following types of key practice areas:
The benefits of membership in the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) include:
Consumer lawyers handle cases that help consumers including issues related to automobiles, bankruptcy, class action lawsuits, credit reporting, debt collection, mortgage, real estate, housing, small dollar loans, student loans, telemarketing, recorded phone calls, mobile homes, manufactured homes, timeshares, banking issues, credit cards, fraudulent sales practices, financial exploitation, and consumer issues arising out of domestic violence, insurance, utilities, and warranties.
A lawyers membership and leadership in a consumer rights advocacy group such as NACA is a good indicator of their dedication to this unique practice area of the law.
This article was last updated on Friday, January 27, 2017.