“When attorneys at this level come together to collaborate and share ideas, positive change is inevitable. My goal is to provide information for attorneys to help them find new legal funding solutions, which will add value to their cases and most importantly help their clients.” -- Elizabeth Pekin
BOCA RATON, Fla. February 12, 2018
Momentum Funding LLC, a premier legal finance company specializing in non-recourse funding to personal injury plaintiffs, proudly announces that its Founder, Elizabeth Pekin, was invited to speak on “The Ethics of Legal Funding and the Reasonableness of Medical Bills” at The National Trial Lawyers Summit Feb. 4-7 in Miami Beach, Fla.
A thought leadership forum for America’s most notable civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys, the conference brings together its members to share ideas about marketing and managing their firms, as well as improving skills in the courtroom.
As part of her presentation focused on legal funding, Pekin focused on: basics and benefits of the consumer legal funding industry for both the plaintiffs and attorneys, how to use medical funding as a solution for personal injury cases and how legal funding transactions work to add value to cases through funding. She will also address the state advisory opinions on legal funding.
“I am honored to have been invited to speak at this prestigious event,” said Pekin, a personal injury attorney who founded Momentum Funding after realizing the need to establish a seamless process for plaintiffs in need of financial assistance.
“When attorneys at this level come together to collaborate and share ideas, positive change is inevitable. My goal is to provide information for attorneys to help them find new legal funding solutions, which will add value to their cases and most importantly help their clients.”
Pekin's speaking panel at the Summit took place alongside such prominent attorneys as Gloria Allred, F. Lee Bailey, Lisa Blue, Mark Geragos, Christian Searcy, LegalZoom Founder Brian Liu and a special keynote by World Series Champ and 14-time All-Star baseball player and Fox Sports Commentator Alex Rodriguez.
About Elizabeth Pekin
Elizabeth Pekin is a licensed attorney and the Co-Founder and President of Momentum Funding. She is a leading personal injury and workers’ compensation attorney with more than a dozen years of experience as a top-performing executive in the legal funding industry. Her entrepreneurial spirit led her to found Momentum Funding, LLC, a national legal and medical funding company in 2015. As the former Executive Director at Oasis Legal Finance, she built an extensive client base, funding thousands of plaintiffs. She is a published author and speaker at trial attorney organization conferences and national workers’ compensation conferences. Elizabeth has her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and her undergraduate degree from Tulane University. She was born in Gainesville, Fla., and resides in Boca Raton, Fla., with her husband, Momentum Funding CEO Michael Pekin and their three children.
About Momentum Funding
Momentum Funding LLC is a premier national legal finance company headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., with regional offices in Clearwater, Fla. and Chicago, Ill. The company provides non-recourse funding to plaintiffs in personal injury cases. Momentum Funding is committed to helping plaintiffs with urgent financial needs, while also focusing on attorney relationships. Momentum Funding was founded in 2015 by industry leaders Elizabeth Pekin, Esq. and Elisa Moss. The Momentum Funding team has more than 40 years of combined experience in personal injury law and legal finance. The executive team at Momentum Funding is dedicated to Moving Your Case Forward with personalized service, conservative underwriting, and a quick and simple funding process. For more information visit: http://www.momentumfunding.com/
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