Atty’s list false advertising on craigslist w/ 2500 mo salary,&operate a Ln. Mod co & Mtg. Co in same suite & riipped off me & 4 others for $ & lied 2

I was rushed through signing paperwork which required me (& 2 other women) to pay a $350 training fee + $75 desk fee up front to these supposed atty’s (as their name isn’t found on the CA State Bar site listing them as atty’s – they state they are, but they both list after their names J.D.= which means Juris Doctorate I think). They also falsely advertised on Craigslist with a salary to be paid of $2500 a month, but when I reviewed the info they rushed me into signing it stated “After you close 2 loans”. They operate a Loan Modification co. and a Mtg. Co. in the same suite, + much more

Asked on June 26, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, California

Answers:

J.V., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Although I am not completely sure of your question it seems you want to know if you have any avenue of recourse against the two attorneys who you signed paperwork to work for. If I am correct and by the information provided the truth is although they rushed yu to sign something it did state that two loans had to be closed so it was not a surprise (although it was for failure to have read the terms).

As for them being attorneys they may have their JD but not be admitted to the CA bar. If that is the case they would not be listed on that website as they are not CA admitted. If you feel you were tricked you of course can look to pursue it but I warn you there may be nothing you can pursue. But without all the facts I cannot say for sure so I would advise you to speak with a local attorney who handles this type of situation. They will be able to determine once they have all the facts whether or not there is a legitimate course of action for you to pursue. Good luck and feel free to post again if you have further questions.


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