ARA Announces Keynote Speaker for Annual Convention

• Aug 11, 2011 • ARA News and EventsComments Off on ARA Announces Keynote Speaker for Annual Convention

ARA is pleased to announce Michael Dougherty, partner at Weltman, Weinberg & Reis, will be the keynote speaker for the 47th Annual ARA Convention next week. We look forward to hearing him speak about the changes in the recovery industry and what he believes is to come. You don’t want to miss it!

About Michael Dougherty

Mike Dougherty is the Managing Partner of the Philadelphia office practicing in Consumer Collections, with a focus on the Consumer Collections (General), Corporate & Financial Services, Credit Union, Healthcare, Collateral Recovery/Replevin, Student Loan, Subrogation, Litigation & Defense, Consumer Finance Litigation, Real Estate Default and Federal Court Litigation Groups. Mike earned his B.S. cum laude in Political Science and History from Blackburn College in 1990 and his J.D. from the Widener University School of Law in 1995. A member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Mike is licensed in the State Courts of Pennsylvania and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Pennsylvania) and the U.S. Court of Appeals (Third Circuit). He is a member of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Subrogation Professionals.

During the course of his career, Mike has been involved in cases dealing with motor vehicles (plaintiff and defense), employment discrimination, fraud, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, social security, unfair trade practices, products liability, premises liability, liquor liability and medical malpractice. He has settled three medical malpractice cases for over $1,000,000. He has also had experience working on criminal cases. Mike has had the opportunity to argue cases at municipal court, magistrate court, the Common Pleas court, on all three Pennsylvania appellative courts and the Federal Court of Appeals. He has published two articles in NASP Subrogator and volunteers for The Red Cross and Big Brothers of Philadelphia.

To see the full convention schedule, please visit our website.

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