Jay W. Belle Isle

Before becoming LegalReader's Editor-in-Chief, Jay W. Belle Isle worked as a freelance copywriter with clients on four continents. Jay has a degree in Business Administration from Cleary University and a Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Jay has also worked as a contracts administrator for a DOD contractor specializing in vehicle armor.





Lex Machina’s Consumer Protection Litigation Report Reveals Billions in Damages

Case filings rose nearly 20% over the last decade while class-action lawsuits tripled; Fair Credit Reporting Act and Telephone Consumer Protection Act claims rose dramatically while Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Truth in Lending Act claims fell over the last 10 years. Volkswagen paid more than $14 billion in consumer protection damages for its “clean diesel” claims.




Best Lawyers Recognizes McKeen & Associates Attorneys

Best Lawyers, the prestigious legal peer review service, has named Brian McKeen, founder and managing partner of McKeen & Associates as one of its 2020 Best Lawyers in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiff and Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs.  Jody Aaron and Norman Rosen of the firm were also recognized as 2020 Best Lawyers in