OTLA Sidebar May/June 2020

13 • SIDEBAR • May–June 2020 A t Preferred Capital Funding we pride ourselves on doing things the right way. That is why, out of an abun- dance of caution, we became the only licensed client fund- ing company in the state of Oregon. Be- ing licensed means that not only are we subject to state oversight, but we also are beholden to the 36% simple in- terest rate cap while our competitors charge astronomically higher rates. For instance: if your client received a $1,000 loan from Preferred Capital Funding, they would owe 99 cents per day ($360 annually) until the case is resolved and the loan is repaid. Preferred Capital Funding was founded by Guardian Brian Garelli, a trial lawyer in Chicago, Illinois. He un- derstands the intricacies of a plaintiff civil action and how a client receiv- ing funding can allow the attorney to maximize the value of the case. While we fund clients, we work directly with the attorney behind the scenes to en- sure the amount loaned will not get in Annual Partner Preferred Capital Funding Aims to Help Clients During COVID-19 and Beyond By Jason Porter the way of resolving the case. The process for applying for a loan is quick and our customer service is second to none in the industry. We have had the pleasure of assisting many OTLA members’ clients over the course of the last two years and our business continues to be solely based on attorney referrals. We are proud to be a Diamond Partner with the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association and a top sponsor of Trial Lawyer Associations across the country. We support you in all that you do to protect your clients and their right to fair compensation. Jason Porter can be reached at jason@pcfcash.com. OTLA members may also call (614) 596-8860 or email Alli@PCFCash.com for direct access to PCF services. Jason Porter O TLA is always looking for new Annual Partners! Our Partners are the first choices in their respective areas for OTLA members, from banks and structured settlements to trial technology gurus and remote recep- tionist rock stars. Our Annual Partners work with OTLA because they care deeply about OTLA members’ clients and their rights. Annual Partners can enjoy great benefits such as access to members- only events, yearlong recognition on OTLA’s website and in publications and advertising materials, direct Interested in Annual Partnership? access to address OTLA members from the podium at events, premier exhibit table positioning at live events and ad- ditional time to present during digital events, tickets to the annual formal holiday party, personal introductions and one-on-one time with members and much, much more. If you’ve never considered Partner- ship before, we encourage you to do so. Contact Development Director Nora Fogarty at (503) 223-5587 ext. 104 or by email at nora@oregontriallawyers. org, or any OTLA board member for more information.