April 16, 2021
12:00 – 2:15 pm
Learn how current federal law can provide persons with disabilities relief from student debt for certain federal education loans. You must register to attend. DRNC is excited to partner with UNC School of Law’s Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic to offer a CLE: “Challenging and Confronting Student Debt for Borrowers with Disabilities.”
This event provides information about how current federal law can provide persons with disabilities relief from student debt for certain federal education loans. Attendees will learn about issues relevant for borrowers with disabilities, including information related to the Total and Permanent Disability (“TPD”) discharge program. Attendees will learn who may qualify for the TPD program, how to apply, and financial considerations related to the TPD program.
2 hours NC CLE credit* available for attorneys, but this event is open to everyone.
*pending approval with the NC State Bar
Kate Sablosky Elengold, Assistant Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law
Kate Sablosky Elengold directs the Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic at UNC Law. 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
* UNC 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.
Cost to attend
Carolina Law Community (student/faculty/staff): Free
Attendee – not seeking legal continuing education credit: $10
Attorney – seeking NC continuing legal education (CLE) credit: $25