FLORIDA’S PREMIER COLLECTION AGENCY

A little about our firm

HODGES, AVRUTIS & FOELLER  is a litigation firm whose practice is concentrated in the representation of creditors throughout the state of Florida for over 30 years. Our Firm provides a variety of counseling services related to business affairs and credit management practices. We provide focused representation in the areas of creditors’ rights and collections. We also initiate actions for recovery or collateral (Replevin) as well as general civil litigation on behalf of creditors struggling with nonperforming receivables of both commercial or consumer based accounts. The firm maintains its principal office in Sarasota, Florida but accepts claims throughout the entire state. We routinely accept and prosecute claims for outstanding loans and lines of credit, medical services provides, advertising, and a variety of other commercial and consumer based transactions. We also represent Worker’s Compensation Insurance Companies in premium collections and premium fraud claims commercial.

FLORIDA’S PREMIER COLLECTION AGENCY

A little about our firm

HODGES, AVRUTIS & FOELLER is a litigation firm whose practice has focused on creditors ‘ representation throughout Florida for more than 30 years. Our firm offers a range of business and credit management consulting services. We offer focused representation in the rights and collections of creditors. We also initiate recovery or collateral (Replevin) actions as well as general civil litigation on behalf of creditors struggling with non-performing commercial or consumer-based accounts receivables. The Firm maintains its headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, but accepts claims across the state. As shown on ‘ Our Services ‘ page, we routinely accept and prosecute claims for outstanding loans and credit lines, providing medical services, advertising, and a variety of other business and consumer-based transactions. In premium collections and premium fraud claims, we also represent Worker’s Compensation Insurance Companies.

 

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Area of Expertise

Medical Collections

Asset Recovery & Collateral (Replevin)

Workers Compensation Premium Collection

Consumer Collections

Commercial Collections

Meet Our Team

Thomas L. Avrutis & Scott Foeller

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Firm Events

Scott Foeller recently attended the Annual Meeting for CCA of A in Delray Beach, Florida.

Scott Foeller recently attended the Annual Meeting for Commercial Collection Agencies of America (CCA of A ) in Delray Beach, Florida. It was two and a half days of meetings and networking with colleagues and current and prospective clients. The event was hosted at the Delray Beach Marriott which has been the situs for the last several years and it is a wonderful location and facility. Meetings focused on recent trends and developments in such areas as cyber security, crypto currency, best practices standards, and regulatory oversight and enforcement. Firms from around the county shared experiences and strategies on how to survive and thrive in the ever changing environment in which we operate. A big THANK YOU and JOB WELL DONE to Annette Waggoner for her tireless efforts in keeping CCA of A as a relevant and growing organization !

IACC Conference

Mr. Foeller recently attended the CLLA / IACC conference in Chicago Illinois. The event was co-hosted by the Commercial Law League of America and the International Association of Commercial Collectors, Inc., two trade organization to which our Firm is a long standing member. The event had an attendance of 185 members, many of which are business partners with our Firm.

Attorney Scott Foeller attended the ACA International Fall Forum & Expo in Chicago

The event was a huge success and offered some wonderful learning and networking opportunities. The sessions discussing the CFPB’s SBREFA hearings were particularly interesting and afforded attendees a glimpse of how the CFPB goes about refining and enacting the proposed Rules.

CLLA / IACC conference

Mr. Foeller recently attended the CLLA / IACC conference in Chicago Illinois. The event was co-hosted by the Commercial Law League of America and the International Association of Commercial Collectors, Inc., two trade organization to which our Firm is a long standing member. The event had an attendance of 185 members, many of which are business partners with our Firm. Discussions were held on a wide range of topics such as pending legislative bills to modify the FDCPA and CFPB as well as bills to modification the Bankruptcy code related to filing jurisdictions. We also discussed the recently enacted General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, and how members are adapting to facilitate compliance with that regulatory framework. All in all, it was a very well run, organized and informative visit to Chicago and we are looking forward to the next CLLA / IACC meetings.

National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA) conference

Mr. Foeller attended the National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA) conference in Austin Texas recently. The NCBA, which is formerly known as NARCA, is a national association of attorneys and participants in the collections and creditor representation arena. While at the conference, Mr. Foeller was able to meet privately with several of our largest clients and attend educational sessions covering the latest developments and trends in several areas of creditor representation. An in depth analysis and discussion on topics such as the latest developments in EFTA requirements and recent trends in demand letter litigation were extensively covered. Additionally, it is a great opportunity to network and socialize with other collections professionals from around the country and discuss a wide variety of issues and best practices to bring back and implement in our internal processes.

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