Investigation of Boot Camper, Other Foreclosure Defense Attorney Closed

In a turn of events that Max called the “WTF Story of the Week”, the Florida Bar recently opened investigations relating to the actions of two foreclosure defense attorneys, Boot Camper Chip Parker and Matthew Weidner, for speaking out against the mortgage servicing industry and banks.  As the Daily Business Review story linked above points out, the same disciplinary body …

Florida Bar Steps into the Foreclosure Fray

The Florida Bar is offering a free education program for plaintiffs’ attorneys in mortgage foreclosure cases, and our brethren on the other side of the courtroom are likely very unhappy about what they’re hearing.  The Florida Bar News quotes Bar Ethics Counsel Elizabeth Tarbert as pointing out: An attorney’s obligation to make disclosures under Rule 4-3.3 is triggered when the …