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Peter is recognized as a national authority on consumer protection law, with a special emphasis on debt buyer lawsuits. From 2009-2014, Peter served as the Director of the Consumer Protection Clinic at the University of Maryland School of Law, where he trained law students and lawyers how to defend credit card, medical bill, and car loan lawsuits filed by banks and debt buyers.
Peter is the author of some of the leading articles on debt buyers, including "Debt-Buyer Lawsuits and Inaccurate Data" in the the Boston Fed's Communities and Banking magazine, "Defending Junk Debt Buyer Lawsuits" in the Clearinghouse Review, "Junk Justice: A Statistical Analysis of 4,400 Lawsuits Filed by Debt Buyers" in the Loyola Consumer Law Review, and "The One Hundred Billion Dollar Problem in Small Claims Courts: Robo-Signing and Lack of Proof in Debt Buyer Cases" published in the Journal of Business and Technology Law.
Peter received his B.A. in Philosophy from Bard College, his M.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John's College of Annapolis, and his J.D. from University of Maryland School of Law, where he received the Public Service Award. He has been in private practice in Annapolis since 1993.
More information is available at www.hollandlawfirm.com.
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]