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10 Questions to Ask your Law Firm Vendor Management Program (Part 1)

Law firms providing mortgage servicer clients default-related legal services are vendors, and financial services companies need to treat them as such. Not only that, law firms often interact directly and continuously with...more

Real Estate E&O Policy Exclusions Arising from Bank-Owned Properties

From the 2015 PLUS Conference session “2015 Real Estate E&O Trends,” Mike Smith (Axis Insurance Services), Eric Myers, RPLU (Victor O. Schinnerer & Co.) and Gary Shendell (Shendell & Pollock) discuss the real estate E&O...more

Home Loan Modification Help FAQs from the State Bar of California

by Christine Kingston on

Senate Bill 94 does not prevent an attorney from earning fees for helping consumers with home loan modifications. However, no one can accept fees up front for the work, nor can they place fees in their trust...more

CFPB gets preliminary injunction in mortgage relief assistance case

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

On November 16, a federal district judge in California entered a preliminary injunction in favor of the CFPB in the action it filed this past July against a law firm that offered mortgage assistance relief services to...more

Lawyer Can't Stop Practicing, Even after the Judges Tell Him to Stop

by Gary E. Rosenberg, P.C. on

Bertram Brown was admitted to the practice of law in the State of New York in 1954. Fifty years later, in 2004, an alarming amount of complaints against him spring up alleging that Mr. Brown was stealing money from his...more

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