Randy T. Slovin is a partner in the Cincinnati based law firm of Slovin & Associates Co., LPA. He has over 25 years of experience in representing creditors, collection agencies, credit card providers, landlords, medical providers and other lenders. His practice is concentrated in the areas of collection law, consumer and commercial litigation, bankruptcy, landlord-tenant matters, and compliance with both federal and state consumer credit and collection laws.
Randy recently served as chair of the Commercial Law League of America’s (“CLLA”) committee on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, as well as co-chair of their Government Affairs Committee, and is a past chair of the CLLA’s Midwest Region. He is also a member of the American Collectors Association, the National Association of Credit Management, the Debt Buyers Association, and the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys.
He is one of the founding members of the Ohio Creditors’ Attorney Association. Randy has been a frequent speaker and panelist before these organizations and numerous others. He has also served as an expert witness in cases concerning alleged violations of the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Randy is a 1980 graduate of Indiana University (B.A.) and a 1983 graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Law (J.D.) He is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Kentucky, as well as in numerous federal courts, including the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Brad A. Council is an associate in the Cincinnati based law firm of Slovin & Associates Co., LPA. His practice covers all areas of commercial litigation, creditor’s rights including compliance with federal and state consumer credit and collection laws, and landlord-tenant matters. He frequently represents national banking associations, medical service providers, debt-buyers, and other credit grantors in the areas of creditor’s rights and account receivables management. He also regularly advises and counsels these organizations on issues related to compliance with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), UDAAP, as well as similar state law acts and regulations. Brad also represents manufacturers, sub-contractors, and material suppliers involving actions under the Uniform Commercial Code relating to sales, leases, and secured transactions.
Brad currently serves as a committee member to the Midwest Region Executive Council for the Commercial Law League of America. The CLLA is North America’s oldest Creditor’s Rights Organization and has been operating since 1895. Brad is also the co-chair of the Ohio Legislative Committee for DBA International, the nations premier trade association for companies that purchase receivables on the secondary market.
Brad received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2003 and his Juris Doctor from the Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2006. During law school Brad served as the Symposium Editor for the Northern Kentucky Law Review.
Brad is licensed to practice law in the States of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. He is also licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and Indiana.