C J A L A W . O R G - The Public Interest Website of Charles Juntikka & Associates, LLP, New York, NY

Protecting Consumers from Predatory Practices

I.  Network Television
II.  Roll Call Ads
III.  Call Your State Senators & Defeat the Bankruptcy Bill
IV.  ProBono Work: Students4Reform.com

I.  Network Television

NBC News Story: "High Interest Credit Cards Drive Families into Bankruptcy & How to Recover Credit After..." with Harvard Professor Elizabeth Warren and Charles Juntikka on December 5, 2002

CBS News Story: "Credit Counseling Industry Exposed for Taking Kickbacks from the Credit Card Co's." The story features the Consumer Federation of America's Travis Pluckett and Charles Juntikka on December 19th and 20th, 2002

II.  Roll Call Ads on Anti-Consumer Bankruptcy Bill  (See below for details)


Over the last few years, hundreds of consumer activists, bankruptcy trustees, and attorneys have placed full page ads in Washington's most influential newspaper urging a vote against the anti-consumer bankruptcy bill. The paper, "Roll Call" is the most read paper among politicians and their advisors. Here are some of our ads - all published in Roll Call right before critical votes:

In order to view the Roll Call ads below, you need to download the free Adobe "Acrobat Reader". Click the following link to download the reader: http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html. You click on the word DOWNLOAD at the bottom of the page.

-Is Bankruptcy A Problem?
-Bankruptcy Reform Rewards Creditors & Predators
-Bankruptcy Bill Flawed: More Than 738,000 Women Will Be Wronged
-Bankruptcy Reform? No Problem, No Solution - Vote No



III.  Please Call Your State Senators and Ask Them To Vote NO on the Anti-Consumer Bankruptcy Bill:
Senator Schumer (202) 224-3121, Senator Clinton (202) 224-3121, Senator Corzine (202) 224-3121, Senator Lautenberg (202) 224-3121

Attention Consumer Attorneys and Clients: Please call and have all your friends, clients and colleagues call your state senators. Please ask the Senators to "Vote No" on the Anti-Consumer Bankruptcy Bill. Just print out the following flyers with the politicians phone numbers and hand them out to everyone you meet. You may want to update the flyers on Word. The following files are in Microsoft Word format.
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconson
Wyoming

IV.  ProBono Work: Students4Reform.com