Press Release


Larry Young of Hughes Watters Askanase
to Speak at Consumer Credit Seminar

HOUSTON, Texas (Oct. 8, 2007) -  Lawrence "Larry" Young, a partner with Hughes Watters Askanase L.L.P. (HWA), will be an opening speaker at the Credit Law Institute's Consumer Credit 2007 seminar on Nov. 8 in Dallas.

Young will co-present with Sealy Hutchings, general counsel of the Office of the Consumer Credit Commissioner of Texas, on the topic of 2007 Texas consumer financial services legislation and litigation. He was chosen to be a presenter at this seminar because of his frequent experience in writing and speaking on consumer financial services topics, including Texas-specific issues.

This annual seminar targets attorneys, compliance officers and others interested in consumer financial services law. The Credit Law Institute offers continuing legal education courses and is sponsored by The Conference on Consumer Finance Law (The Conference), a national, non-profit organization for the legal profession and financial services industry. To register or receive more information on the seminar, visit

HWA, a law firm based in Houston, has extensive litigation experience in addition to expertise in real estate, bankruptcy, corporate transactions and consumer financial services.

"The Credit Law Institute seminars are excellent opportunities for attorneys and people in the consumer financial services industry to learn of and discuss current litigation developments," said Young. "I'm honored to be sharing the opening speakers' platform with Sealy."

Young, who joined HWA in 1994, has focused his practice on consumer financial services, bankruptcy law for creditors, commercial finance and consumer financial services litigation. Chair ex-officio for The Conference, he is also a fellow of both the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers and the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. He speaks at industry and professional conferences throughout the United States and has written and published numerous articles and papers. For a full biographical profile on Young, please visit

About Hughes Watters Askanase

For more than 29 years, Hughes Watters Askanase L.L.P. has helped business organizations, financial institutions and individuals succeed with their business endeavors. The firm's attorneys play a strategic role and support clients through every stage of existence and operation, from formation to liquidation. The practice focuses on the six interrelated areas which provide the greatest opportunities and most challenging obstacles: bankruptcy, business planning and strategy, commercial finance, commercial real estate, consumer financial services, and litigation. For more information on Hughes Watters Askanase L.L.P., please visit


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