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Cary Flitter
  • Consumer Law
  • New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
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Cary L. Flitter practices consumer law with Flitter Milz, P.C. located in suburban Philadelphia and New Jersey. Cary serves on the adjunct faculty at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia and Delaware Law School of Widener University in Wilmington, Delaware, where he teaches Consumer Law and Litigation including Fair Credit Reporting, Fair Debt Collection, the law of repossession, and class action. He has guest lectured on consumer law issues at Harvard Law School, The University of Pennsylvania Law School, and other venues.
Flitter is a contributing author to Pennsylvania Consumer Law by Bisel Publishing Co. This is the leading treatise in Pennsylvania on consumer law. He is also a contributor to Consumer Class Actions 5th Ed. by the National Consumer Law Center. Cary was invited by the Federal Trade Commission to participate in workshops on Collection of Consumer Debt. Cary's consumer cases in the Court of Appeals include Brown v. Card Service Center, 464 F.3d 450 (3d Cir. 2006) (seminal circuit case on deception under FDCPA); Rosenau v. Unifund, 539 F3d 218 (3d Cir. 2008) (successful challenge to phony "Legal department" in dunning letter); Gager v. Dell Fin. Serv., LLC, 727 F3d 265 (3d Cir. 2013) (holding, in first impression, that consent to receive cellphone calls is revocable under Telephone Consumer Protection Act); and Douglass v. Convergent Outsourcing, 765 F. 3d 299 (3d Cir. 2014) (holding, in first impression, that placing the consumer's account number on collection envelope violates privacy provisions of FDCPA).
Cary is the recipient of several pro bono awards for his work on behalf of low-income consumers from the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations, and of the 2014 Consumer Lawyer of the Year Award from the National Association of Consumer Advocates. Cary serves as the Co-Chair of the Federal Courts Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association.

Practice Area
  • Consumer Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Languages
  • English
Education
Widener University Delaware School of Law
J.D. (1981) | Law
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Philadelphia University
B.S. (1976) | Business
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Awards
President's Award
Montgomery Bar Association
The Montgomery Bar Association presented Cary with the 2017 President's Award for his efforts in furthering justice. Cary directed over $200,000 in cy pres, or residual funds, to Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, a legal aid organization which provides legal representation to low-income residents in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.
Consumer Advocate of the Year
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Henry Stuckert Miller Public Service Award
Montgomery Bar Association
The Montgomery Bar Association recognized Cary for his work in training Legal Aid Lawyers and county staffers in the specialized area of consumer protection law.
Excellence Award
Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network
The Excellence Award recognizes those who support the Pennsylvania legal aid societies and their clients.
Alumnus of the Year
Delaware Law School of Widener University
This award is presented to an alumnus who- through service to community or profession or by honors received, service rendered, or other accomplishments-has brought honor, recognition, and distinction to the law school.
Pro Bono Award
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Jeffrey A. Ernico Award
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar
Member
Current
Montgomery Bar Association
Member
Current
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Consumer Class Actions, 5th Ed.
National Consumer Law Center, Boston, MA Contributor
Pennsylvania Consumer Law
Bisel Publishing Co., 2003 Supp.2016. Contributing Author
Websites & Blogs
Website
Flitter Milz Consumer Protection
Blog
Flitter Milz Blog: Consumers101.com
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Contact & Map
Philadelphia
450 N. Narberth Avenue
Suite 101
Narberth, PA 19072
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Toll-Free: (888) 668-1225
Telephone: (610) 822-0789
Fax: (610) 667-0552
New Jersey
525 Route 73 South
Suite 200
Marlton, NJ 08053
USA
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Telephone: (856) 396-0600
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Northeastern Pennsylvania
216 N. Blakely Street
Dunmore, PA 18512
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Telephone: (570) 216-3210
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