Collections/Creditor's Rights

Protecting commercial creditors for 28 years

Cawthorn, Deskevich & Gavin, P.C. is a full-service Virginia law firm focusing on collections throughout Virginia. We help ensure businesses and individuals are paid for the goods and services they provide. While being aggressive in representing our clients, we treat all debtors with dignity and in full compliance with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. We offer flexibility in payment plan options as directed by the client.

We serve large and small businesses in an array of industries including healthcare, construction, real estate, and municipal and financial services.

We offer clients an intense management team that structures an individual billing and collection strategy for your organization to reduce the payment cycle, minimize accounts receivable days and optimize cash flow. We offer contingency fee arrangements, as well as hourly and structured fee arrangements.

The firm, through a strategic alliance with The Focused Group, Inc., can also serve our clients with pre-collect, insurance billing, small balance, and a wide variety of other collection services. For more information on the services available, see their website at

Collections department and services

The firm uses Hubbard Systems Collection Partner for processing and tracking accounts. Hubbard Systems has been in the debt collection software field since 1983 and is a nationally recognized provider of software solutions.

Collection Partner has a track record of more than 20 years of helping hundreds of law firms, collection agencies and in-house collection departments nationwide to more profitably manage debt collections. The software is still one of the most popular systems in the legal field and is especially designed for medical collection practices, including retail, commercial, medical, subrogation, bankruptcy, mortgage foreclosure, and others.

Our electronic data interchange (EDI) systems are tailored to meet clients’ unique requirements. We use a variety of methods including secure internet connections (VPN and PGP encryption), dial-up to client sites and media transfers (tape and CD). We also have a standardized EDI transfer program that can be used to convert client data from various formats (reports, spreadsheets) to be loaded to our system.

We have the ability to conduct an intense letter and telephone campaign using a call center with Noble predictive dialer technology, in addition to Interactive Voice Response system technology. Our staff is trained to skip trace and identify both assets and employment as a method to resolve your accounts. Our staff is qualified to review credit history information to determine the viability of legal collection, taking into consideration the costs associated with the legal process.

The firm has all security features that would be expected of a high-volume client including disaster recovery plan, electronic surveillance, a data retention plan, and reporting technology which will allow you to monitor our process as necessary depending on volume and client need. Let us put our experience to work for you.

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