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Chad Echols Interviewed by South Carolina Public Radio about New Eviction Moratorium

On August 4th, 2021, Scott Morgan from South Carolina Public Radio interviewed Chad Echols as part of the radio station’s continuing coverage of evictions in the Palmetto State and COVID-19. The interview represents both sides of a difficult issue by providing the insights of both Chad Echols of The Echols Firm, LLC, a credit/collection industry attorney, and Sue Berkowitz of Appleseed Legal Justice Center, a consumer attorney. The article and interview give interesting and differing perspectives as we all continue trying to negotiate the economic realities of the pandemic.

https://www.southcarolinapublicradio.org/sc-news/2021-08-09/when-the-new-eviction-moratorium-ends-will-sc-landlords-turn-to-debt-collectors-to-get-unpaid-rents

Efforts to Overturn South Carolina’s Anti-Spoofing Provision Continue

The Echols Firm, LLC is currently representing Plaintiff United Resource Systems, Inc. (‘URS’) in its efforts to deem unconstitutional and permanently prevent enforcement of the Anti-Spoofing Statute (S.C. Code Ann. § 37-21-50 (2018)) contained in South Carolina’s Telephone Privacy Protection Act. In his August 3, 2021 Order, Judge Joseph F. Anderson, Jr. denied the State’s motion to dismiss URS’s action for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. URS is currently defending a Class Action case which alleges it violated the anti-spoofing statute and this ruling is a step in the right direction to a favorable final outcome.

Collection Agency Defeats MTD in Suit Against S.C. AG Seeking to Overturn Anti-Spoofing Statute

Come See Me 2020 Road Race

Come-See-Me has served as Rock Hill’s annual spring festival for upwards of 50 years. The festival host nearly 80 events and activities for everyone to enjoy. Join us April 16 – April 25, 2020 and experience our beautiful community and the fun the festival has to offer.

This year, The Echols Firm, LLC is a proud sponsor of the Come-See-Me Festival’s 43rd Annual Road Race located at Winthrop Coliseum on April 18th. If you are interested in participating in this years Road Race you can sign up here. We hope to see you there and at other Come-See-Me events around the community.

Events

Chad Echols’ 2020 Spring Conference Engagements

Chad continues to support the Collection Industry through various speaking engagements at conferences around the country.

Kansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (KASFAA) 2020 Spring Conference in Topeka, KA

April 1st through April 3rd

Colorado Association of Administrators of Student Loans and Accounts Receivable (CAASLAR) 2020 Spring Conference in Denver, CO

April 22nd through April 24th

PacWest SFS 2020 Spring Conference in Olympic Valley, CA

May 13th through May 15th

Michigan Association of Student Financial Services Administrators (MASFSA) 2020 Spring Conference in Manistee, MI

May 17th through May19th

Please contact Chad about speaking at an upcoming event in your area.  In 2020 he will present at the following conferences:

Back the Pack 2019

The Echols Firm, LLC is a proud supporter for the Back the Pack program here in Rock Hill! The team enjoyed another year of helping fill the packs for many Rock Hill area school children.

Back the Pack is a charitable program affiliated with the Rock Hill School District Education Foundation which provides children in need with nutritious, nonperishable food. This program feeds around 600 hungry students per week in our community. The Echols Firm, LLC will continue to support causes which strengthen our local community and offer help to those in need.

NACUBO Conference: March 24-26, 2019 ~ New Orleans

Chad Echols was excited to support NACUBO again this year by speaking at their conference in New Orleans. He presented the most recent updates regarding bankruptcy and student agreements, along with the most recent hot topics in the industry.

Chad Echols Selected as 2018-2019 ACA Attorney State Chair for South Carolina

Chad Echols is honored to support the credit and collection industry as ACA International’s selection for Attorney State Chair for the state of South Carolina. This role provides ACA Association Units and ACA members with a legal resource and referral attorney licensed to practice in South Carolina.

The 2018-2019 term marks Chad’s seventh consecutive year serving as ACA International’s South Carolina Attorney State Chair.

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