Mississippi Debt Collection Laws

  J. Ward Conville Benjamin G. Lambert Michael D. Troendle

Submitted by J. Ward Conville, Benjamin G. Lambert & Michael D. Troendle
Couch, Conville & Blitt


Published by The National List of Attorneys


Couch, Conville & Blitt (“CCB”) is a multi-state law firm, which focuses primarily upon a consumer and commercial legal collection and creditors' rights practice.  CCB represents a variety of local, regional and national businesses, including several publicly traded entities and some of the nation’s largest lenders.  The Firm serves as a regional legal resource for many of its clients, with its offices in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee.


Members of the Firm have published and lectured extensively on a variety of legal and business issues, including creditors’ rights, law office management, effective case management, legal collections, disaster planning and recovery, FDCPA, FCRA, GLBA and other laws impacting the lending and collection industry.  Additionally, the Firm is deeply involved in the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys.  Several attorneys in the Firm have been recognized as local and national leaders in the practice of legal collections.


J. Ward Conville is a founding member of Couch, Conville & Blitt. He was an associate of Babovich, Spedale & Chauvin from 2004 through 2007. He is the lead litigation attorney for the States of Mississippi and Tennessee. His practice focuses upon foreclosures, replevin, and a variety of commercial and consumer legal collection matters.


Benjamin G. Lambert is an Associate Louisiana Litigator. His practice focuses upon consumer legal collections and creditor’s defense. He is licensed to practice in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

Michael D. Troendle is an Associate Louisiana Litigator. His practice focuses upon consumer legal collections and creditors’ defense.


Laws Related to the Collection of Debts in Mississippi

A debt collection law firm is subject to several state laws, in addition to numerous federal laws, that regulate pre and post-litigation collection efforts.  In order to properly represent lender clients, a firm must be knowledgeable of the laws and able to execute legal strategies in accordance with client needs and expectations.  To that end, this section focuses on areas of law that are important not only to effectively prosecute a claim, but also to protect a consumer’s rights.


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