Jerome S. Lamet is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Commerce and Northwestern University Law School. While attending the University, he was a member of Beta Gamma Honorary Society.

Mr. Lamet joined the Federal Trade Commission as staff attorney in 1957. In 1971, Mr. Lamet was appointed Assistant Regional Director of the Chicago Regional Office. He left the agency in 1983 to enter private practice.

Mr. Lamet is currently principal of the law firm Jerome S. Lamet Ltd. Located in Chicago, Illinois, concentrating on consumer and debt relief law.

Mr. Lamet was adjunct Professor of Antitrust and Advertising Law at John Marshall Law School (Graduate Division) and Loyola University Law School in Chicago, Illinois. He has also been an instructor in “Marketing, Society and Public Policy.” Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Evanston, Illinois and was a frequent lecturer for the American Management Association on the “Legal Aspects of Marketing.” He is also a member of the Advisory Board, Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies at Loyola University School of Law in Chicago.

In 1984, Mr. Lamet was appointed to the panel of private trustees in bankruptcy for the U.S. Trustees Office Department of Justice. He served as a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee until 1986 and administered both asset and no-asset cases.

At present, Mr. Lamet is founder and supervising attorney for Lawyers United for Debt Relief, National Legal Systems, Debt Counsel for Seniors and Disabled Individuals and Attorney Assistance for the Unemployed Debtor, four nationwide lawyer-supervised debt management, debt settlement legal services and debtor rights protection for dealing with consumers debts.

Mr. Lamet authored “How to Fix Your Credit Report Yourself” published by JSL, Ltd. in 1998.

Mr. Lamet is the former president of the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association; a member of the American Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association; National Academy of Elder Law; AARP Legal Service Network; and the American Bankruptcy Institute.
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