Identity Theft and Privacy Protection

·         CALPIRG (California Public Interest Research Group)

Research and lobbying consumer group that address issues

of identity theft and consumer issues.       

 

1107 9th St., Suite 601

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone:      (916) 448-4516

E-mail:      info@calpirg.org

Web:      http://www.calpirg.org

 

·         Center for Democrcy and Technology

The goal of this organization is to bring democracy to the Internet.

 

1634 “I” Street NW, Suite 1100

Washington, D.C. 20006

Phone:      (202) 637-9800

Fax:      (202) 637-0968

E-mail:      feedback@cdt.org

Web:      http://www.cdt.org

 

·         Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility

Provides policy makers with realistic assessments of power, promise and problems of information technology.

P. O. Box 717

Palo Alto, CA  94302

Phone:      (650) 322-3778

E-mail      cpsr@cpsr.org

Web:      http://www.cpsr.org

 

·         Consumer Action Credit and Finance Project

Provides publications on secured credit.

717 Market Street Suite 310

San Francisco, CA  94103

Phone:      (415) 777-9635 – complaint hot line

Phone:      (415) 255-3879 – publication orders

Web:      http://www.consumer-action.org

 

·         Consumer Federation of America

Association of 240 pro-consumer groups whose aim is to advance consumer interest through advocacy and education.

 

1424 16th St. NW, Suite 604

Washington, D.C. 20036

Phone:      (202) 387-6121

Web:      http://www.consumerfed.org

 

·         Consumers Union

Publishes Consumer Reports magazine and also acts as an advocacy office for consumer legislation.

 

1666 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 310

Washington, D.C. 20009-1039

Phone:      (202) 462-6262

Fax:      (202) 265-9548

Web:      http://www.consumersunion.org

 

·         Electronic Privacy Information Center

Monitors federal legislation and encryption policy pertaining to freedom of expression issues on the Internet.

 

1718 Connecticut Ave. NW

Washington, D.C. 20009

Phone:      (202) 483-1140

Fax:      (202) 483-1248

e-mail:      info@epic.org

Web:      http://www.epic.org

 

·         Federal Citizen Information Center

      Referral to appropriate agency

(800) 688-9889

(800) 333-4636

 

·         Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

For cellular phone and long distance fraud.

Consumer Information Bureau

 

445 12th Street SW, Room 5A863

Washington, DC 20554

(888) 225-5322

Web: http://www.fcc.gov

Email: fccinfo@fcc.gov

 

·         Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) 

The FDIC supervises state-chartered banks that are not members of the Federal Reserve System and insures deposits at banks and savings and loans.

 

Division of Compliance and Consumer Affairs

550 17th Street NW

Washington, DC 20429

Phone:        (800)  934-3342  or (202) 736-0000

Web:           http://www.fdic.gov

 

·       Federal Reserve System

The Fed supervises state-chartered banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System

 

Division of Consumer and Community Affairs

Mail Stop 801

20th St. and Constitution NW

Federal Reserve Board

Washington, DC 20551

Phone:      (202) 452-3693

Web:         http://www.federalreserve.gov

 

·         The Federal Trade Commission 
Identity Theft Clearinghouse

The Consumer Protection Mission of the FTC is to protect consumers from companies that misinform or overreach with regard to our economy.

Identity Theft Clearinghouse

600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20580

Phone:  (877) IDTHEFT (438-4338)

Web:      http://www.consumer.gov/idtheft

 

·         The Foundation For Taxpayer and Consumer Rights

Non-profit organization to support consumer rights.

1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 200

Santa Monica, CA  90405

Phone:      (310) 392-0522

Fax:      (310) 392-8874

Web:      http://www.consumerwatchdog.org

Email:      consumerwatchdog@consumerwatchdog.org

 

·          Inside ID Theft

This website is designed to provide the latest news and information about identity theft. 

 

·          Identity Theft Prevention and Survival

Provides assistance to consumers and identity theft victims with resources, books, and legal assistance. Attorney:  Mari Frank

 

Mari J. Frank, Esq.

28202 Cabot Road #300

Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Phone:      (800) 725-0807 or (949) 364-1511

Fax:      (949) 363-7561

e-mail:      contact@identitytheft.org

Web:  http://www.identitytheft.org

 

·         Identity Theft Resource Center

Provides support and assistance to victims of identity theft.

Co-Directors: Linda Goldman-Foley, Jay Foley

P.O. Box 26833, San Diego, Ca. 92196

Phone:         (858) 693-7935

e-mail:      irtc@idtheftcenter.org

Web:      www.idtheftcenter.org

·         Internal Revenue Service

Office of the Privacy Advocate

Room 7050 OS:PA

1111 Constitution Ave. NW

Washington, D.C. 20224

Fraud:      (800) 829-0433

Taxpayer Advocates Office:       

Phone: (877) 777-4778

Web: http://www.treas.gov/irs/ci

http://www.irs.gov

 

·          Junkbusters Corp.

Provides self-defense against privacy-invading marketing

P.O. Box 7034,

Green Brook NJ 08812

Phone: (908) 753 7861

Web: Junkbusters.com

Please do not send requests to be removed from marketing lists to this address.

Junkbusters only operates online. Requests may be mailed to the Direct Marketing Association.

 

·         National Center for Victims of Crime

Refers victims of crime to local services. Provides counseling and victim services. Publishes bulletins on various criminal topics.

 

2000 M. St. NW, Suite 480

Washington, D.C. 20036

Phone:      (800) FYI-CALL or (202) 467-8700

Web:      http://www.ncvc.org

 

·          National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

The NCUA charters and supervises federal credit unions and insures deposits at federal credit unions and many state credit unions.

 

Compliance Offer, National Credit Union Administration

1175 Duke Street, Suite 4206

Alexandria, VA 22314-3437

Phone:      (703) 518-6360

Web:      http://www.ncua.gov

 

·         National Fraud Information Center

Consumer Assistance Service

Phone: (800) 876-7060 – help line for victims of fraud

Web:   http://www.fraud.org

 

·         National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)

Refers victims of crime to local victim assistance programs.

 

1730 Park Rd., NW

Washington, D.C. 20010

Phone:      (202) 232-6682  Hotline:  (800) 879-6682

Web:      http://www.trynova.org

 

·          Office of Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)

The OCC charters and supervises national banks. If the word “national” appears in the name of a bank, or the initials “N.A” of its name, then the OCC oversees its operations.

 

Customer Assistance Group

1301 McKinney Street, Suite 3450

Houston, TX 77010

Phone:      (800) 613-6743

FAX:      (713) 336-4301

Web:      http://www.occ.treas.gov

 

·         Office of Privacy Protection-California

Provides information for consumers and victims regarding California and Federal Law.

400 “R” Street, Suite 3080

Sacramento, CA  95814

Phone:      (866)785-9663

                   (916) 323-0637

Web:      http://www.privacy.ca.gov

 

·          Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS)

The OTS is the primary regulator of all federal, and many state-chartered thrift institutions which include savings banks and savings and loan institutions.

 

Office of Thrift Supervision

1700 “G” Street NW

Washington, DC 20552

Phone:      (202) 906-6000

Email:      publicinfo@ots.treas.gov

Web:      http://www.ots.treas.gov

·      Privacy International

A public interest research group that deals with privacy issues at the national and international level.

1718 Connecticut Avenue. NW, Suite 200

Washington, DC 200009

(202) 483-1217

Email:    privacyint@privacy.org

Web:    http://www.privacyinternational.org

 

·         Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

A non-profit consumer information, privacy protection, and advocacy program.

Beth Givens, Director

3100 5th Ave. Suite B

San Diego, CA 92103

Phone:      (619) 298-3396

Fax:      (619) 298-5681

Web:      http://www.privacyrights.org

 

Private Citizen, Inc

Provides information and assistance on how to get rid of junk mailers and junk callers.

 

P. O. Box 233

Naperville, IL 60566

(800) CUT-JUNK (288-5865)

(630) 393-2370

Email:      pci@private-citizen.com

Web:      www.privatecitizen.com

 

·         Social Security Administration

Office of Inspector General

Social Security Administration

Office of Communications

Suite 300 Altmeyer Building

6401 Security Blvd

Baltimore, MD 21235

To report Fraud:  (800) 269-0271

P.O. Box 17768

Baltimore, MD 21235

To order Personal Earnings and Benefits Statement:  (800) 772-1213

Office of Inspector General:  (800) 269-0271

Web: www.ssa.gov/org/publicfraudreporting/index.htm

www.ssa.gov/oig/guidelin.htm

 

·      US Department of State Passport Services
Consular Lost/Stolen Passport Section
1111 19th Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036      

Phone: (202) 955-0430

Web: www.travel.state.gov/passport/lost.htmll

 

·          U.S. PIRG

U.S. Public Interest Research Group, the national lobbying office for state PIRGs.

Edmund Mierzwinski, Director

218 “D” St., SE

Washington, D.C. 20003

Phone:      (202) 546-9707

E-mail:      uspirg@pirg.org

Web:      www.pirg.org

 

·         U.S. Postal Inspection Service

475 L’Enfant Plaza West SW

Room 3100

Washington, D.C. 20260-1000

Phone: (202) 268-4396

Web: www.usps.com/postalinspectors/

 

·         U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Assistance serves investors who complain to the SEC about investment fraud or the mishandling of their investments by securities professionals.

SEC Office of Investor Education and Assistance

450 Fifth Street NW

Washington, DC 20549-0213

(202) 942-7040

http://www.sec.gov/complaint.shtml

 

·          U.S. Trustee (UST)

Contact the Trustee in the region where fraudulent bankruptcy was filed.

http://www.usdoj.gov/ust/

 

 

Check-Verification/Check-Guarantee Firms:

 ·        Certegy Check Services, Inc.,

P. O. Box 30046,

Tampa, FL 33630

Phone:  (800) 437-5120

Fax:             (727) 570-4936

Web:    www.certegy.com

 

·         Chexsystems, Consumer Relations,

7805 Hudson Rd, Suite 100

Woodbury, MN 55125

Phone: (800) 428-9623

Fax:     (602) 659-2197

Web:    www.chexhelp.com

 

·         Cross Check (Check Center Inquiry)

P.O. Box 6008,

Petaluma, CA 94955

Phone: (800) 843-0760

 

·         Global Payments, Inc.

Attn: Fraud Dept.

6215 W. Howard

Niles, IL  60714

Phone: (800) 766-2748

Fax:     (847) 647-8023

Web:    www.globalpaymentsinc.com

 

·          Shared Check Authorization Network (SCAN), Electronic Transaction Corp.

7805 Hudson Road, Suite 100,

Woodbury, MN 55125

Phone:  (877) 382-7226

Fax:      (800) 358-4506

Web:     www.scanassist.com

 

·        TeleCheck,

Consumer Affairs

P. O. Box 4451

Houston, TX  77210-4451

Phone:  (800) 710-9898

Fax:      (713) 332-9300

Web:     www.telecheckcom

 

 

Credit Card Companies:

 

·         American Express

 (800) 528-2122

Web:      http://www.americanexpress.com

 

·         MasterCard Global Service Center

Phone:      (800) 307-7309

Web:      http://www.mastercard.com

 

·         Visa Assistance Center

Phone:      (800) VISA911 (Hotline)

Web:      http://www.visa.com

 

Crediting-reporting Bureaus:

 

When you call to report fraud, you will get a voice mail and must provide your Social Security number. Use your cell phone number or home number as the number to call if creditors wish to check if you requested credit.

 

·         Equifax

 

To report fraud:  (800) 525-6285

P.O. Box 740241

Atlanta, GA  30374-0241

 

To order copy of report: (800) 685-1111

P.O. Box 740241

Atlanta, GA  30374-0241

Web:  www.equifax.com

 

To opt out of pre-approved offers of credit:

(888) 5 OPTOUT [(888) 567-8688]

 

·         Experian (formerly TRW)

 

To report fraud: (888) 397-3742

Experian Consumer Fraud Assistance

P.O. Box 9532

Allen, TX  75013

 

To order copy of report: (888) 397-3742

P.O. Box 9532

Allen, TX  75013

Web:  www.experian.com

 

To opt out of pre-approved offers of credit:

(888) 5 OPTOUT [(888) 567-8688]

 

·         TransUnion

 

To report fraud:  (800) 680-7289

Fraud Victim Assistance Division

P.O. Box 6790

Fullerton, CA  92834-6790

 

To order copy of report:  (800) 888-4213

P.O. Box 6790

Fullerton, CA  92834-6790

Web:  www.transunion.com

 

To opt out of pre-approved offers of credit:

(888) 5 OPTOUT [(888) 567-8688]

 

 

Data Compilers:

To remove your name from lists that companies rent and sell, write or call the following companies:

 

Mail Preference Service

Direct Marketing Association

P.O. Box 643

Carmel, NY 10512-0643

Web:  www.dmaconsumers.org

 

·         Federal Trade Commission Do Not Call Registry

1-888-382-1222

(Must call from the phone number that you wish to register)

Web:      www.donotcall.gov

 

·         First Data Info-Source Donnelley Marketing, Inc.

Data Base Operations

416 S. Bell

Aims, IA  50010

(888) 633-4402

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Resources:

 

·         Center for Law in the Public Interest

Non profit law firm that specializes in public interest litigation and counseling on public policy.

 

3250 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 300

Santa Monica, CA 90405

Phone:      (310) 314-1947

Fax:      (310) 314-1957

Web:      http://www.clipi.org/

Email:      information@clipi.org

 

·         FBI

Criminal Justice Information Services Division

J. Edgar Hoover Building

935 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington DC 20535-0001

Phone:      (202) 324-3000

Web:      http://www.fbi.gov/

National Fraud Info Hotline:  (800) 876-7060

If someone has committed a crime using your identity, write to the FBI and ask for your criminal history ¾ include your fingerprints and a check for $18.00 ¾ explain that you are a victim of identity theft.

 

IFCC (Internet Fraud Complaint Center) FBI

Web:  www.ifccfbi.gov

 

·             National Association of Consumer Advocates

 

1730 Rhode Island NW, Suite 805

Washington, DC  20036

Phone:      (202) 452-1989

Fax:      (202) 452-0099

Web:      www.naca.net

E-mail:      info@naca.net

 

·         National Consumer Law Center, Inc.

Provides case assistance and legal research. Provides representation for low income and community based organizations.

 

77 Summer St., 10th Floor

Boston, MA 02110-1006

Phone:      (617) 542-8010

Fax:      (617) 542-8028

E-mail:      consumerlaw@nclc.org

Web:      www.consumerlaw.org

 

·         National Association of Attorneys General

Consumer Protection and Charities Counsel

 

750 First Street, N.E. Suite 1100

Washington, D.C. 20002

Phone:      (202) 326-6000

Fax:      (202) 408-7014

Web:      http://www.naag.org

 

·         U.S. Department of Justice,  Identity Theft Information

Web:  www.usdoj.gov/criminal/fraud/idtheft.html

 

 

Contact your State Bar Association or your local Bar Association for the names of consumer-law attorneys in your area. You may also wish to contact and interview one or more of the attorneys below who are Consumer Law Attorneys With ID Theft Case Experience. These lawyers claim to have experience dealing with identity theft cases and are knowledgeable regarding the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Please know that any resources we provide to you including the name and contact information for these lawyers is not an endorsement but rather helpful information. You must make your own choices as to whether you need legal counsel and whom you believe would be most effective given your circumstances. Please review how to interview an attorney in Chapter Six of this book before you call for legal assistance. The following lawyers have provided their contact information for your review:

 


Alabama

Firm Name: Alabama Injury Lawyers, P.C.
Attorney Name: Penny Hays

Address 401 Office Park Drive

Birmingham, AL 35223

Phone:  (205) 870-9848;      866-86-DEBTS

Fax:      (205) 871-8882

E-mail: penny@lorantlaw.com

Website:  Lorantlaw.com

Contingency: Yes  Hourly billing:  Yes

 

Arizona

Firm Name: Floyd W. Bybee, PLLC   

Attorney Name: Floyd W. Bybee 

2173 E. Warner Road, Suite 101

Tempe, AZ  85284

Phone:  (480) 756-8822 

Fax:      (480) 756-8882

E-mail: floyd@bybeelaw.com

Contingency: Yes

 

California

Firm Name: Brennan, Wiener & Simon

Attorney Name: Robert F. Brennan 

3150 Montrose Ave.

La Crescenta, CA   91214

Phone: (818) 249-5291

Fax:     (818) 249-4329  

E-mail: rbrennan@brennanlaw.com

Website: www.brennanlaw.com

Contingency: Yes

 

California

Firm Name: Mari J. Frank, Esq. and Associates

(negotiation, mediation, expert witness testimony)

Attorney Name:  Mari Frank

28202 Cabot Road, Suite 300

Laguna Niguel, CA  92677

Phone:  (949) 364-1511

Fax:      (949) 363-7561

E-mail: contact@identitytheft.org

Website: www.identitytheft.org

www.marifrank.com

Hourly billing:  Yes

 

California

Firm Name:  Kemnitzer, Anderson, Barron & Ogilvie

Attorney Name:  Mark F. Anderson

445 Bush St. 6th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone:  (415) 623-3784 X101

Fax:      (415) 861-3151

E-mail:  mark@kabolaw.com

Website:  www.kabolaw.com

Contingency:  Yes  

 

California

Attorney Name:  Paul E. Smith

16776 Bernardo Center Dr. Ste. 203

San Diego, CA 92128

Phone:  (858) 451-3655

E-mail:  psmith@paulsmithlaw.com

Website: www.paulsmithlaw.com

 

California

Firm Name:  Trueblood Law Firm

Attorney Name: Alexander B. Trueblood

10940 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1600

Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone:  (310) 443-4139

 

 

Florida

Firm Name: Law Offices of Donald E. Petersen

Attorney Name: Donald E. Petersen

P.O. Box 1948

Orlando, FL  32802-1948

Phone:  (407) 648-9050

E-mail:  petersen@gbronline.com

Contingency: Yes  Hourly billing: Yes

 

Georgia 

Firm Name: Law Office of Lisa D. Wright, LLC

Attorney Name: Lisa D. Wright

 235 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 888

Atlanta, GA    30303

Phone:   (404) 588-1181

Fax:       (404) 588-1182

E-mail:   attorneywright@prodigy.net

Website:  www.attorneylisadwright.com

Contingency: Yes    

 

Hawaii

Firm Name: Norman K.K. Lau, A Law Corporation

Attorney Name: Norman K.K. Lau

820 Mililani Street, Suite 401

Honolulu, HI  96813

Phone: (808) 523-6767

Fax:     (808) 523-6769

E-mail: norm.lau@verizon.net

Contingency: Yes   Hourly basis: Yes

 

Illinois

Firm Name: Edelman, Combs, Laturner & Goodwin, LLC

Attorney Name: Daniel A. Edelman

120 S. LaSalle St., Suite

Chicago, IL  60603

Phone:  (312) 739-4200

Fax:      (312) 419-0379

E-mail: Edcombs@aol.com

Website: www.edcombs.com

Contingency: Yes

Illinois (State and Federal) Indiana (Federal); Wisconsin (Federal); Missouri (Federal);  

Firm Name: Krohn & Moss

Attorney Name: Larry Smith

120 W. Madison St., 10th Floor

Chicago, IL  60602

Phone:  (800) FAIR CREdit  

             (312) 578-9428 (ext 214)

Fax:      (866) 289-0895 

E-mail: lsmith@consumerlawcenter.com

Website: www.krohnandmoss.com                 www.creditreportproblems.com                www.800faircredit.com

Contingency: Yes    Hourly billing: Yes

 

 

Illinois (State and Federal):

Firm Name: Raimondi & Orton, Ltd.

Attorney Name: Michelle Orton or Lisa Raimondi

19 South LaSalle, Suite 1500  

Chicago , IL   60603

Phone:  (312) 701-1022  

Fax:      (312) 873-4629 

E-mail: mdo@raimondiandorton.com; lmr@raimondiandorton.com

Website: www.raimondiandorton.com

Contingency: Yes    Hourly billing: Yes

 

 

Louisiana in all federal courts, Texas, Arkansas, Michigan, Arizona.

Firm Name: Bodenheimer, Jones, Szwak & Winchell, LLP
Attorney Name: David A. Szwak and Mary E. Winchell

401 Market Street, Ste. 240
American Tower
Shreveport, LA  71101
Phone:  (318) 424-1400
Fax:      (318) 424-1476

E-mail: BJKS1507@aol.com

Website: www.bjswlaw.com

Contingency: Yes    Hourly billing: Yes

 

Louisiana

Firm Name: Law Office of Steve R. Conley

Attorney Name:  Steve R. Conley

3350 Ridgelake Drive, Suite 200

Metairie, LA  70005

Phone: (504) 734-9804 

Fax:     (504) 733-1744

E-mail: consumerlaw1@yahoo.com

Contingency: Yes   Hourly billing: Yes

 

Maryland, Washington, DC and New York

Firm Name:  Valentine Legal Group, LLC

Attorney Name:  Sonya A. Smith-Valentine

7319 Hanover Parkway, Suite C

Greenbelt, MD 20770

Phone: (301) 513-9500

Fax:      (301) 513-9565

E-mail: info@valentinelegal.com

Website: www. valentinelegal.com

Contingency: Yes    Hourly billing: Yes

 

Michigan

Firm Name: Lyngklip & Taub Consumer Law Group, PLC

Attorney Name: Adam G. Taub and Ian B. Lyngklip

24500 Northwestern Hwy. #206

Southfield, MI 48075

Phone:  (248) 746-3790

E-mail:  adamlaw@pop.net and                         ianlaw@pop.net

Contingency: Yes

 

Michigan

Firm Name: Law Office of Phillip C. Rogers

Attorney Name: Phillip C. Rogers

40 Pearl Street, NW, Suite 336

Grand Rapids, MI  49503-3026

Phone:  (616) 776-1176

Fax:      (616) 776-0037

E-mail: ConsumerLawer@aol.com

Contingency: Yes    Hourly billing: Yes

 

Minnesota

Firm Name: Consumer Justice Center

Attorney Name:  John H. Goolsby

342 East County Road D

Little Canada, MN 55117

Phone:  (651) 770-9707          

Fax: (651) 770-5830

E-mail:   goolsbycjc@hotmail.com

Website: www.consumerjusticecenter.com

Contingency: Yes    Hourly billing: Yes

 

Minnesota and Wisconsin

Firm Name: Thomas J. Lyons & Associates

Attorney Name: Thomas J. Lyons, Sr

342 East County Road D

Little Canada, MN 55117

Phone:   (651) 770-9707          

Fax: (651) 770-5830

E-mail:   tlyons@lyonslawfirm.com

Website: www. lyonslawfirm.com

Contingency: Yes  Hourly billing: Yes

 

Minnesota

Firm Name: Thomas J. Lyons & Associates

Attorney Name: Sue Wolsfeld
342 East County Road D
Little Canada, MN 55117
Phone:  (651) 770-9707
Fax:      (651) 770-5830

E-mail:  swolsfeld@lynslawfirm.com

Website: www.lyonslawfirm.com

Contingency: Yes   Hourly billing:  Yes

 

Mississippi

Firm Name: Webster Gresham & Kittell

Attorney Name: Christopher E. Kittell

P.O. Drawer 760

144 Sunflower Avenue

Clarksdale, MS  38614

Phone:  (662) 624-5408

E-mail: cekittell@wgklawyers.com

 

Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Oklahoma

Firm Name: Gateway Legal Services, Inc.

Attorney Name: Debra Lumpkins

200 N. Broadway, Ste. 950

St. Louis, MO 63102

Phone:  (314) 534-0404

Fax:      (314) 652-8308

E-mail: dlumpkins@gatewaylegal.org

Website: www.gatewaylegal.org

Contingency: Yes (with hourly fee requested of defendant)

 

Nevada

Firm Name: Law Office of Craig B. Friedberg, Esq.

Attorney Name: Craig Friedberg

3745 Edison Avenue

Las Vegas, NV 89121

Phone: (702) 435-7968 

Fax:     (702) 435-6659

E-mail: cbfriedberg@justice.com

Website: http://firms.findlaw.com/attcbf/

Contingency: Yes    Hourly billing: Yes

 

Nevada, NewYork, Connecticut

Firm Name: Law offices of Mitch Gliner

Attorney Name: Mitch Gliner

3017 West Charelston Blvd., Suite 95

Las Vegas, NV  89119

Phone:  (702) 870-8700      

E-mail: gliner_mitchell@msn.com

Contingency:  Yes    Hourly billing:  No

 

New Mexico

Firm Name: Feferman & Warren

Attorney Names:  Richard Feferman, Susan Warren, Rob Treinen

300 Central Ave, SW, Suite 2000 East

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone:  (505) 243 7773

Fax:      (505) 243 6663

E-mail: consumer@nmconsumerwarriors.com

Website:  www.nmconsumerwarriors.com

Contingency: Yes    Hourly billing: Yes

 

New York

Firm Name: Fishman & Neil, LLP

Attorney Name: James B. Fishman

305 Broadway Suite 900

New York, NY 10007

Phone:  (212) 897 5840

Fax:      (212) 897 5841

E-mail:  JamesR626@aol.com

Website:  www.consumeratty.net

Contingency: Yes    Hourly billing: Yes

 

New York and California

Firm Name:  Fishman & Neil, LLP

Attorney Name: Kevin Mallon

305 Broadway, Suite 900

New York,   NY  11102

Phone:  (212) 822-1474

Fax:      (212) 897-5841

E-mail: kmallon@lawsuites.net

Website: consumeratty.net

Contingency: Yes   Hourly billing: Yes

 

Ohio

Firm Name: Murray & Murray Co., L.P.A.

Attorney Name: Sylvia A. Goldsmith
111 East Shoreline Drive
Sandusky, OH  44870
Phone:  (419) 624-3000
Fax:      (419) 624-0707
E-mail:  sylvia@murrayandmurray.com

 

Oregon.

Firm Name: Robert S. Sola P.C.

Attorney Name: Robert S. Sola

8835 SW Canyon Lane, Suite 130

Portland, OR 97225

Phone: (503) 295-6880

Fax:     (503) 291-9172

E-mail: rssola@msn.com

Contingency:  Yes.

 

Pennsylvania

Attorney Name: Clayton S. Morrow,

304 Ross Street, 7th Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone:   (412) 281-1250

Fax:       (412) 209-0658

E-mail: cmorrow@allconsumerlaw.com

Website: www.allconsumerlaw.com

Contingency: Yes   Hourly billing: Yes

 

Texas

Firm Name: Mark L. Aschermann, Attorney at Law

Attorney Name: Mark L. Aschermann

3730 Kirby Drive Suite 520

Houston, TX  77098

Phone:  (713) 942-0808

Fax:      (713) 942-0449

E-mail: aschermann.law@swbell.net

Website: www.divorceyourcredit.com

Contingency: Yes    

 

Texas

Firm Name: Law Office of Jerry Jarzombek

Attorney Name: Jerry Jarzombek

714 W. Magnolia

Fort Worth, TX 76104

E-mail:  jerryjj@airmail.net

Contingency: Yes   Hourly billing: Yes

 

Texas

Firm Name: Law Office of Craig Jordan

Attorney Name: Craig Jordan

1845 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Suite 1750

Dallas, TX  75201

Phone:  (214) 855-9355

Fax:      (214) 855-9389

E-mail: craig@warybuyer.com

Website: www.warybuyer.com

Contingency:  Yes   Hourly billing: Yes

 

Texas and Tennessee

Firm Name:Law Office of James T. McMillen

Attorney Name: Jim McMillen

6318 St. Denis

Corpus Christi, TX 78414

Phone:

Fax:

E-mail: Jim@jamesmcmillen.com

Website: www.consumerlawoffice.com

Contingency: Yes    Hourly billing: Yes

 

Texas

Firm Name: Law Office of Russell Van Beustring, P.C.

Attorney Name: Russell Van Beustring

9525 Katy Freeway, Suite 415

Houston, TX 77024

Phone:  (713) 973-6650

Fax:      (713) 973-7811

E-mail:  russell@beustring.com

Website:  http://www.beustring.com

Contingency:  Yes.

Virginia and North Carolina

Firm Name: Consumer Litigation Associates

Attorney Name: Leonard A. Bennett

12515 Warwick Blvd

Newport News, VA  23606

Phone: (757) 930 3660

Fax: (757) 930 3660 

E-mail:lenbennett@cox.net

Contingency: Yes     

 

Washington

Firm Name: My Fair Credit

Attorney Name: Christopher E. Green

600 Puget Sound Plaza

1325 Fourth Avenue

Seattle WA 98101

(206) 686-4558

(206) 686-2558 facsimile

www.MyFairCredit.com

Chris@MyFairCredit.com

chris_green@msn.com

Specialty: Provides information about independent law firms dedicated to the

protection of consumers through the use of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

They deal with consumers and identity theft. Victims.

 

Wisconsin

Firm Name:  Consumer Justice Law Center

Attorney Name:  DeVonna Joy

P.O. Box 51

Big Bend, WI  53150

Phone:  (262) 662-3982

Fax:      (262) 662-0504

E-mail:  djlaw@wi.rr.com

Contingency: Yes    Hourly billing: Yes

 


 

 

 

 

Privacy Newsletters:

 

·         Privacy Journal

P.O. Box 28577

Providence, RI  02908

Phone:  (401) 274-7861

Web:      www.privacyjournal.net

E-mail:      orders@privacyjournal.net

 

·         Privacy Newsletter

P.O. Box 8206

Philadelphia, PA  19101-8206

E-mail: privacy@mindspring.com

 

·         Privacy Times

P.O. Box 302

Cabin John, MD 20818

Phone:  (301) 229-7002

Web:  www.privacytimes.com

 

Privacy Resources and Organizations

·          Center for Media Education.

A national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of electronic media, especially on the behalf of children and families. Provides guides, reports, and other information on children's and consumer privacy.

 

Contact: cme@cme.org.

·        Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email.

CAUCE is an all-volunteer, entirely Web-based organization, created by Netizens to advocate for a legislative solution to the problem of UCE (spam). CAUCE began as a discussion group called SPAM-LAW, formed of members who felt that legislation was necessary to stop spam from choking the life out of the Internet.

President: Edward Cherlin

 

Email: comments@cauce.org..

Web:   www.cauce

·        Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility.

A national membership organization of people concerned about the impact of technology on society. CPSR sponsors working groups on civil liberties, working in the computer industry and others.

PO Box 717

Palo Alto, CA 94302.

Phone: (650) 322-3778.

Fax:     (650) 322-4748.

Email:  cpsr@cpsr.org or cpsr-info@cpsr.org.

Web:   www.cpsr.org

·         Consumer Project on Technology.

The CPT is currently focusing on intellectual property rights, healthcare, electronic commerce ad competition policy.

Director: James Love.

Box 19367

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 387-8030.

Fax:     (202) 234-5176.

·        Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering.

CASPIAN is a national Web-based organization opposing the current trends of supermarkets to require customer information in order to receive discounts.

 

Founder: Katherine Albrecht

Email kma@nocards.org..

Web: www.nocards.org

·       Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Publishes newsletters, Internet Guidebooks and other documents, provides mailing lists and other online forums, and hosts a large electronic document archive.

1550 Bryant Street, Ste 725,

San Francisco, CA 94103-4832.

Phone: (415) 436-9333.

Fax:     (415) 436-9993. 

Contact: info@eff.org.

ask@eff.org

·        Electronic Privacy Information Center.

EPIC conducts litigation, sponsors conferences, produces reports, publishes the EPIC Alert, and leads campaigns on privacy issues.

EPIC, Executive Director: Marc Rotenberg

1718 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 200

Washington, DC 20009

Phone:  (202) 483-1140 

Contact: info@epic.org

Web: www.epic.org

·        Privacy Coalition.

A nonpartisan coalition of consumer, civil liberties, educational, family, library, labor, and technology organizations in support of legislation that effectively protects personal privacy.

Contact: coalition@privacy.org.

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