Sylvia Bolos | Senior Associate
Oakland University, BA Wayne State University Law School, JD
Attorney Sylvia S. Bolos graduated from Wayne State University Law School in 2013 and began practicing law in 2016. During her time at Wayne Law, Ms. Bolos was elected to the Wayne Student Board of Governors, served as the Treasurer for the State Bar of Michigan Student Section, earned her Mediation Certification, and interned for Honorable Chief Judge Gerald Rosen. In 2004, Ms. Bolos earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Oakland University. From 2005 to 2009, Ms. Bolos worked as an Accountant for a number of corporations, both in California and Michigan. From 2009 to 2016, Ms. Bolos worked as an Accountant and then Program Analyst for the Department of Defense.
Since joining the Lyngklip & Associates Consumer Protection Law Firm in 2016, Ms. Bolos has focused on consumer matters, and litigated those cases primarily in the federal court system in a number of states. Ms. Bolos has litigated matters arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Truth in Lending Act, and Telephone Consumer Protection Act, as well as the Michigan analogue statutes.
Ms. Bolos is a nationally recognized speaker on credit reporting, debt collection, and auto financing issues. Ms. Bolos is a repeat speaker at the Eastern District of Michigan New Lawyers Seminar. And she has authored the Five Steps on How to Collect Your Judgment from a Recalcitrant Defendant, published in the State Bar of Michigan Consumer Law Section Newsletter in June 2017.
Ms. Bolos is a founding partner of FCRA Insight, LLC, and trains attorneys across the country on effective and efficient litigation practices. She is also a board member of All Well-Being Services, a co-chair of the Eastern District of Michigan Federal Bar Association's Rise Committee, and a member at large of the National Association of Consumer Advocates.
In her free time, Ms. Bolos enjoys the Detroit food scene, touring historic Detroit neighborhoods, visiting museums across the country, and exploring parks with her labradoodle, Scotty Clyde.