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Kevin Kump

Kevin Kump

Representing Consumers in All of California
  • Bankruptcy, Business Law, Collections ...
  • California
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Kevin Kump has practiced law in California since 1988. His career began by representing banks, financial institutions and landlords. He held executive positions as an in-house lawyer for WFS Financial (now Wells Fargo), BBVA Bancomer USA (a division of one of the world’s largest banks), and Toyota Financial Services (the world's largest captive auto finance company). This experience gave Kevin a unique expertise in financial litigation and consumer compliance for financial institutions and automobile finance companies. The Law Office of Kevin Kump now helps consumers and individuals in their fight against big corporations. If you are being harassed by debt collectors, had a car repossessed, purchased a “lemon”, received unwanted marketing calls, suffered credit report damage, or have been mistreated by an evil landlord, the Kump firm is here to help. Kevin knows the tactics and tricks used by these big corporations and their expensive lawyers. We are here to help you through the fight! Mission Statement: To fearlessly protect individuals against the unfair deception and abuse of big corporations.?

Practice Areas
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Lemon Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    Most cases are handled on a contingency agreement, which means that clients don't pay unless I recover. In many cases, your bank, creditor or other party will pay my fees.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat Fee, Contingency and other options available
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
VP and Legal Counsel
Wells Fargo Dealer Services (fka WFS Financial)
Managed the legal department of a premier, national automobile finance company. Supervised legal staff of 10. ? Acted as lead attorney on numerous in-house litigation matters and managed outside defensive and complex litigation matters. ? Counseled and trained company employees on automobile finance, secured transactions, debt collection, dealer relations, and insurance issues. ? Developed, reviewed, and approved legal forms and company policies relating to nationwide auto-finance business, including training in FDCPA and Fair Credit Reporting. ? Maintained relationships with outside counsel across the country to litigate 7,500+ collection cases. ? Supported all loss mitigation functions, such as repossessions, remarketing and bankruptcy.
National Managing Counsel
Toyota Financial Services
Managing Counsel in the Consumer Products Legal Group of the largest captive automobile finance company in the country. Primarily responsible for managing the company’s litigation and for supporting the company’s insurance and ancillary products group, finance and lease originations, servicing, debt collection and bankruptcy. ? Managed all litigation related to the company’s finance and lease business as well as insurance and ancillary products. Supervised outside counsel, developed litigation strategy, controlled budgets, calculated litigation reserves and coordinated evidence preservation. Increased profits by hundreds of thousands of dollars by conducting internal investigations, interviewing witnesses, performing risk assessments and balancing potential exposure with the economics of litigation. ? Participated on several CFPB preparation teams involving review and analysis of CFPB directives and application to company functions, such as fair lending, finance and insurance, debt collection and vendor management. ? Member of several steering committees related to product development, including setting priorities and budgets. ? Provided research and guidance on project to revise and update nationwide lease agreements. ? Reviewed, advised and approved marketing material, product agreements, dealer and associate training materials and policies and procedures. ? Instrumental in developing two new proprietary products, Excess Wear & Use and Tire & Wheel coverage.
VP and Legal Counsel
BBVA Bancomer USA
Legal Counsel and member of Senior Management Team of the California affiliate of one of the world’s largest banks. Served as a secretary to board of directors and participated in matters relating to compliance and risk, litigation management, deposits, commercial and consumer lending, contract/vendor relationships, product development, branch leasing, and employment issues. Chaired a team of executive managers to increase the bank’s regulatory rating. Participated on executive committee, director’s loan committee, anti-money laundering committee and products committee.
Western State University College of Law
Juris Doctor (1986)
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Whittier College
Bachelor of Science (1983)
Honors: Varsity Baseball.
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Fullerton Community College
Associate of Arts (1981)
Honors: Dean's Honor List.
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Professional Associations
Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum
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Morgan Bankruptcy Academy
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California State Bar  # 134043
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
FDCPA Update
California Credit Union Collection Council
FDCPA Update
California Credit Union Collection Council
Handling Small Claims
California Credit Union Collection Council
Bankruptcy and Chapter 13 Lien Stripping
California Credit Union Collection Council
Websites & Blogs
Social Media
Contact & Map
Main Office
1230 Rosecrans Ave.
Suite 300
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Toll-Free: (844) 317-9251
Telephone: (310) 698-7442
Fax: (310) 499-2326