Law Office of Michael L. Fine

Protecting Consumers from Harassment, Fraud and Injustice

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Firm Overview

Michael L. Fine represents consumers harassed by debt collectors and in other consumer matters.

Example cases

Michael L. Fine defends consumers sued by debt collectors. Debt collectors often attempt to collect funds from the wrong person, for the wrong amount, and with unlawful tactics. In addition, Attorney Fine proactively advances consumer rights by suing debt collectors for their unlawful collection practices.

Main Office

Main
3637 South Green Road
Beachwood  OH  44122

Phone
  • (216) 292-8884

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes. We never charge a client without first agreeing on the scope of representation and without entering a fee agreement.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

We generally work on a contingency fee basis, i.e. at no or little up front cost to the client. In the event that this is not possible, our rates are flexible depending on the scope of representation desired by the client. We will work to accommodate a client's budget.

Hourly Rates

$250 per hour.

Office Information

Office Hours

Daily, 9 to 5.

Office Manager

No.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

No.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Yes

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

We generally attempt to represent clients on a contingency fee basis. When this is not possible, we work to find an economically feasible way to help our clients achieve their goals.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

Attorney Fine, who is a certified mediator himself, takes every opportunity to use alternative dispute resolution procedures to advances client aims.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

Yes.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Our focus is on helping clients fight abusive debt collection practices.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Attorney Fine encourages consumers to educate themselves about the law and their rights. Our laws are meaningless if individuals do not know what their rights are and do not object when those rights are violated.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Yes

Michael L. Fine

Michael L. Fine has been practicing law since 1992

We generally attempt to represent clients on a contingency fee basis. When this is not possible, we work to find an economically feasible way to help our clients achieve their goals.

License
  • Bar Number: 77131
    Ohio , 2003

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