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Challenging and Confronting Student Debt for Borrowers with Disabilities
April 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:15 pm
UNC School of Law’s Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic is partnering with Disability Rights of North Carolina to present a program on student loan debt for borrowers with disabilities. Learn how current federal law can provide persons with disabilities relief from student debt for certain federal education loans. You must register to attend.
Kate Sablosky Elengold, Assistant Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, directs the Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic. She also teaches and researches consumer credit and debt, civil rights, property, and professional responsibility. Elengold’s scholarship bridges consumer and civil rights doctrines, with a specific focus on student debt. Elengold is a 2005 graduate of New York University Law School. She has been on the faculty at UNC School of Law since 2016.
Rachel Grossman*, Certified Student Attorney, University of North Carolina School of Law
Madeline Labovitz*, Certified Student Attorney, University of North Carolina School of Law
Tisha Martin*, Certified Student Attorney, University of North Carolina School of Law
Frank Qin*, Certified Student Attorney, University of North Carolina School of Law
*students in the Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic work with allied organizations and represent low-income individuals in civil litigation, regulatory, and transactional matters related to consumer credit and debt, with a specific emphasis on issues related to student debt.