Manuel H. Newburger

  • Adjunct Professor

Education

  • JD University of Texas at Austin
  • BA Trinity University

Manuel H. (Manny) Newburger is a shareholder in Barron & Newburger, P.C. A well-known author on the FDCPA and similar laws, he has consulted to the credit and collection industry throughout the United States and in India, the Philippines, and Canada. He is a Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers who has repeatedly been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer, and he is certified as a specialist in consumer and commercial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Newburger is licensed to practice in both Texas and Colorado and is admitted to practice before the Unites States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, and D.C. Circuits, and the all four United States District Courts for the State of Texas, and the United States District Courts for the District of Colorado, the District of Columbia, the District of Connecticut, the Northern District of Illinois, the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the District of Maryland, the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the District of Nebraska, the Western District of Oklahoma, the Western District of Tennessee, and the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.

Publications Books: M. Newburger and B. Barron, Fair Debt Collection Practices: Federal and State Law and Regulation (Sheshunoff & Pratt 2002). M. Newburger and B. Barron, The Guide to Fair Debt Collection Practices Laws in the United States (Faulkner & Gray 2000). M. Newburger and B. Barron, The 2000 Guide to Fair Debt Collection Practices Laws in the United States (Faulkner & Gray 1999). M. Newburger and B. Barron, The 1999 Guide to Fair Debt Collection Practices Laws in the United States (Faulkner & Gray 1998). Texas Collection Manual – Third Edition (State Bar of Texas 2000) (Manual Committee). Manual of Credit and Commercial Laws, 93rd – 97th Editions, (National Association of Credit Management) (Contributing author). The Practice of Consumer Law (National Consumer Law Center) (Chapter 13). Articles: "Unreasonable Debt Collection Practices," Caveat Vendor, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 25-27, 1990. "Recent Developments Under the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act," Commercial Law Bulletin, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 12-19, 1993. "Acceleration Notices and Demand Letters," Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 338-351, 1993. "Better Defense Through Giving Up: Some Thoughts on Defending Fair Debt Cases." Commercial Law Bulletin, Vol. 10, No. 6, pp. 21 - 33. "FDCPA Case Law Review," Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 158-169, 1997. "When Worlds Collide: Fair Debt Collection Practices Act vs. State Law." Journal of Texas Consumer Law, Volume 2, No. 4, pp. 122 - 125, 1999. "Fair Debt Case Update III," Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 173-180, 1999. "Pre-Judgment Collection of Legal Fees: A Right Without a Remedy?" Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 350-356, 2005, reprinted in Journal of Texas Consumer Law, Volume 9, No. 3, pp. 110 - 115, 2006. M. Newburger, “Lucy, Charlie Brown, and the FDCPA.” Debt3, Volume 22, No. 1, pp. 8 -13, 2007. R. Canter and M. Newburger, “Common Law Immunity for Litigation Activities Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.” Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 29-39, 2007. M. Newburger, “Legal Ethics Issues for Collection Attorneys – Part One.” Debt3, Volume 23, No. 2, pp. 8 -14, 2008. M. Newburger, “Legal Ethics Issues for Collection Attorneys – Part Two.” Debt3, Volume 23, No. 3, pp. 8 -13, 2008. B. Sinsley and M. Newburger, “Lucy, Her Football, and the TCPA” Debt3, Volume 23, No. 5, pp. 22 -25, 2008.