Visiting Law School Assistant ProfessorPhone: (410) 706-4256
Peter Holland received his B.A. in Philosophy from Bard College, M.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John's College of Annapolis, and J.D. from University of Maryland School of Law, from which he received the Public Service Award. He concentrates on Consumer Rights cases such as Auto Dealer Fraud, Wrongful Repossessions, Mortgage Fraud, Predatory Lending, Foreclosure Rescue Scams, Debt Collection Harassment and Consumer Class Actions.
For the years 2008, 2009 and 2010, he was voted by his peers to be a "Maryland Super Lawyer" in the field of Consumer Law.
Junk Justice: A Statistical Analysis of 4,400 Lawsuits Filed by Debt Buyers, 26 Loyola Consumer Law Review 179 (2014). [Full Text]
Debt-Buyer Lawsuits and Inaccurate Data, 25 Communities & Banking 20 (2014). [Full Text]
Defending Junk Debt Buyer Lawsuits, Clearinghouse Review, May-June 2012, at 12. [Full Text]
The One Hundred Billion Dollar Problem in Small Claims Court: Robo-Signing and Lack of Proof in Debt Buyer Cases, 6 Journal of Business & Technology Law 259 (2011). [Full Text]
Peter Holland of the UM Carey School of Law was quoted in the article, "New In-Depth Study Shows How Debt Collectors Abuse Legal System and Borrowers," on nakedcapitalism.com.
Peter Holland of the UM Carey School of Law was quoted in the article "Courthouse 'Rocket Dockets' Give Debt Collectors Edge Over Debtors" on americanbanker.com.