In this case filed originally by Lara Shapiro and taken over by Sergei Lemberg, Judge Mendez denied class cert. in this matter, and the Court of Appeals just heard oral argument on the appeal of the denial of class cert.  The issue addresses not only of whether the mailing of dunning letters as alleged violated the FDCPA, but also whether the Plaintiff’s acceptance of an FRCP 68 Offer mooted Plaintiff’s class action or rendered the Plaintiff an improper class representative.  The 9th Circuit posted a recording of the hearing here: An article about the matter appeared in today’s Daily Journal.