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Mortgage Servicer Litigation

Recorded on: Jun. 12, 2017
Running Time: 00:57:30

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Taken from the Web Program Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2017 recorded June, 2017 in San Francisco.

Mortgage Servicer Litigation [00:57:30]

The speakers will discuss litigation of claims on behalf of homeowners against mortgage servicers, including:

  • Typical common-law claims against mortgage servicers
  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
  • Pre-Litigation and investigation
  • Developing a case plan and litigation strategy – identifying issues
  • Discovery plan – propounding and defending
  • Summary Judgment preparation – defending and obtaining
  • Servicing issues in bankruptcy
  • Ethical issues – settlement considerations

Scott C. Borison, Esq., Lisa Sitkin, Esq.

The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Supplemental Directive 16-02, Making Home Affordable Program—MHA Program Termination and Borrower Application Sunset, March 3, 2016, Help for America’s Homeowners
    Lisa Sitkin
  • Supplemental Directive 16-03, Making Home Affordable Program—MHA Program Termination and Borrower Application Sunset II, May 2, 2016, Help for America’s Homeowners
    Lisa Sitkin
  • Guiding Principles for the Future of Loss Mitigation: How the Lessons Learned from the Financial Crisis Can Influence the Path Forward, July 25, 2016, U.S. Department of the Treasury in Conjunction with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Housing Finance Agency
    Lisa Sitkin
  • Ho v. ReconTrust Company, NA, 840 F.3d 618 (9th Cir. 2016)
    Scott C. Borison
  • Dowers v. Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, 2017 WL 1192207 (9th Cir. 2017)
    Scott C. Borison

Presentation Material

  • Loss Mitigation Advocacy in a Post-HAMP World (PowerPoint slides)
    Lisa Sitkin
Scott C Borison ~ Legg Law Firm, LLC
Lisa Sitkin ~ Senior Staff Attorney, National Housing Law Project
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