Why hire attorney John Fugate?
John Fugate has practiced law in Texas for more than 30 years and is one of fewer than 80 lawyers in Texas who are Board Certified in Consumer and Commercial law by the Texas State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.
John Fugate will make the abusive collector pay legal fees, or you owe nothing.
Consumer and Commercial Law is my specialty
John Fugate is one of fewer than 80 lawyers in Texas who are Board Certified in Consumer and Commercial law by the Texas State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Debt collection law is included within this specialization. This means that I have passed the Texas Board of Legal Specialization’s rigorous standards to be board certified based on how many cases I have tried, my years of practice, and my percentage of cases in this area of practice, and I have passed the State Bar of Texas exam for this specialty.
More than 1,000 successful lawsuits
John Fugate has filed more than 1000 lawsuits against abusive or fraudulent debt collectors, and identity thieves that have resulted in a judgment in favor of his client or a settlement for his client. He has represented many more people with debt collection issues where lawsuits were not needed.
Nationally recognized expert
Mr. Fugate has appeared as a collection law expert on NBC Dateline and has been interviewed by many national publications and news networks including ABC 20/20, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Huffington Post, ABC Evening News, and USA Today and many regional news outlets.
He has been a speaker at State Bar of Texas continuing legal education programs involving debt collection, and has spoken at debt collection industry conferences designed to train the debt collection industry in compliance with collection laws.
Thousands of investigations
John Fugate has investigated literally thousands of collection attempts involving collection violations and have developed an expertise that can only be developed over time. He has personally handled each and every case. This gives him an advantage in tracking down scams based on a working knowledge of common tactics and an extensive personal database unavailable to others. He has a starting point for cases that few can match.