P.O. Box 466138
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30042
Firm: Floyd Legal Firm, LLC
The Floyd Legal Firm, a full service litigation firm with its office in Lawrenceville, GA, provides legal representation to those in need as follows:
--I help stop abusive debt collection agencies by holding them to the standards of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Specifically, I help:
-Stop annoying and harassing phone calls from debt collectors;
-Put an end to the annoying collection letters in your mailbox;
-Ensure that debt collectors treat you with respect; and
-Make debt collectors pay you if they violate the FDCPA.
--I help repair consumer credit reports and credit scores by holding credit reporting agencies to the standards of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Specifically, I help:
-Correct errors on your credit report; and
-Hold credit reporting agencies accountable for reporting erroneous information.
--I assist families with getting their lives back on track after intervention by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS). Specifically, I:
-Assist parents with reunification plans when children have been removed from the home or are still in the home; and
-Represent parents in court during dependency and deprivation proceedings initiated by DFCS and/or the Guardian ad Litem.
I am licensed to practice law in Georgia and Florida. I graduated from the University of Georgia in 1999 and received my law degree from the Georgia State University College of Law in 2002. While in law school I clerked for the real estate firm Calloway & Calloway, P.C. I also interned with the U.S. Trustees Office and served as a graduate research assistant for Professor Julian Juergensmeyer, contributing to his hornbook Land Use Planning and Control Law.
After law school, I moved to Gainesville, Florida, where I began my legal career as an attorney for the Department of Children and Family Services, where I was responsible for advocating on behalf of the state for the safety of abused and abandoned children. From 2004 to 2006, I performed discovery review in large and complex litigation matters for a subsidiary of the law firm Nexsen, Pruet, Adams & Kleemeier. In October 2006, I joined Franzen and Salzano, P.C. where I worked as defense counsel for debt collectors and litigated cases filed under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act (GFBPA) and various other consumer protection statutes. While at Franzen and Salzano, P.C., I presented on multiple occasions with the Georgia Institute for Continuing Legal Education on the relationship between the FDCPA and Georgia property law.
Affiliations & Memberships:
-State Bar of Georgia
-Gwinnett County Bar Association
-North Fulton Bar Association
-National Association of Consumer Advocates
-Gwinnett County Pro Bono Project
-Gwinnett County Juvenile Court Indigent Defense Panel
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