Lee Legal will help you understand the problems you are experiencing and help minimize the impact of litigation on your life.

We provide the tools to empower you so you understand your rights and can protect yourself.

We will help you define the scope of your case and prioritize your litigation goals. We ask targeted questions to focus in on what is important.

Lee Legal will explore all of the issues and take action when we find it in your best interest to do so.

Debt Lawsuits in the Washington DC Region

May 14, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Debt collection lawsuits are much more common in black neighborhoods than in white ones. And by far Washington, DC has the highest percentage of African-Americans in the United States. Debt lawsuits in the Washington, DC region are quite common. Credit card lawsuits If [ . . . ]

File Bankruptcy to Stop a Lawsuit

May 1, 2018 Brian V. Lee

If a creditor sues you on a debt, you should know that you can file bankruptcy to stop a lawsuit. A creditor may sue you for the debt on repossessed car, broken lease, or credit card. Or a former lender [ . . . ]

Open-File Litigation

April 10, 2018 Brian V. Lee

At Lee Legal, we employ an open-file litigation style. We believe the point of litigation should be to discover the truth. That maxim holds whether the case is settled, arbitrated, or tried by judge or jury. It also means that if [ . . . ]

How to Handle a Call from a Debt Collector

February 7, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Your cell number is your cell number, and you’re not changing it. You’d lose contact with too many people you care about. Unfortunately, everyone else has it, too. If you’re getting debt collection calls, you may have other things to [ . . . ]

You Can’t Rush Litigation

January 25, 2018 Brian V. Lee

Most litigants would like to see the speedy resolution of their lawsuits. Litigation is time-consuming and expensive. But your litigation strategy should not indicate to your opponent that you are eager to settle or seem hurried to come to judgment. [ . . . ]

Business Disputes: When It’s Time to Sue

December 27, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Most business disputes are the result of a breach of contract. Since contracts are written documents, the language of the contract, as well as the actions of the parties, will determine whether the dispute will result in litigation. Be reasonable [ . . . ]

Feds Sue the Nation’s Largest Debt Settlement Company

November 13, 2017 Brian V. Lee

On November 8, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) sued the nation’s largest debt settlement company, Freedom Debt Relief, part of the Freedom Financial Network. According to the CFPB, Freedom deceives consumers by charging them without without settling their [ . . . ]

Preparing for a Deposition

October 16, 2017 Brian V. Lee

A deposition is basically out-of-court testimony, made under oath, and recorded by a court reporter. Depositions are taken during litigation for later use in pleadings or during trial. Preparing for a deposition can be nerve-wracking, but it is far preferable [ . . . ]

We Fight the Good Fight

August 29, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Lee Legal takes on just a few carefully selected litigation cases each year. Every story has two sides, but we prefer cases where our client has the better story. We prefer not just to win, but to be right. At [ . . . ]

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