CONSUMER PROTECTION LITIGATION
Mengedoth Law PLLC is dedicated to championing the rights consumers in numerous areas of consumer protection law. Mengedoth Law represents consumers in lawsuits against consumer reporting agencies, background screening companies, financial institutions, abusive debt collectors, and businesses and individuals engaging in unfair and deceptive business practices.
Mr. Mengedoth has particular experience and knowledge in the area of residential mortgage lending. After graduation from Boston College in 1992, he worked as a post-closing mortgage analyst for a national bank that originated residential and commercial mortgage loans nationwide. After graduation from Creighton University School of Law in 1997, he worked as an attorney for a bank and mortgage company with its principal office located in Phoenix, Arizona.
From 1997 through 2003, he was an associate attorney with a prestigious national law firm where he represented lenders and other businesses on consumer financial services regulatory and compliance issues, participated in litigation matters involving fraud, and defended lenders in class action cases. He maintained offices at that firm in Phoenix, Arizona and Kansas City, Missouri. In 2003, he decided to start his own law firm. From that point forward Mr. Mengedoth has dedicated his law practice to championing the rights of individuals. Paul has litigated cases in state and federal courts, as well as advocated on behalf of consumers in private arbitration conducted before the American Arbitration Association and JAMS.
He is admitted to practice before the following courts:
Mr. Mengedoth is currently a member of the following organizations:
He has served as a founding member of the Mortgage Advisory Counsel for the Better Business Bureau of Northern and Central Arizona.
While in law school, Mr. Mengedoth was a member of the Editorial Staff of the Creighton Law Review and authored National Banks, the “Business of Insurance,” and an Interpretative Analysis of the McCarrain-Ferguson Act following Barnett Bank v. Nelson, 30 Creighton L. Rev. 457 (1997). He received awards from the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association and the Financial Services Roundtable for his article.
Additionally, Mr. Mengedoth has advocated for consumers on legal issues on proposed legislation in the Arizona Senate, has appeared on national and local television and newspapers, and has lectured on consumer issues involving the Fair Credit Reporting Act.