Training and Tenacity Pay Off for New York Boot Camper

Yesterday, New York Boot Camper Linda Tirelli told us about how she’d set up her bankruptcy litigation practice and implemented Max’s Bankruptcy Litigation Model (BLM) to score significant victories on behalf of  bankruptcy clients.  Today, we’re talking about the consumer bankruptcy case in which she was recently awarded more than $125,000 in fees. The Kercado case was one of those …

New York Boot Camper Linda Tirelli Raises the Bar

New York attorney Linda Tirelli is definitely a ranking officer in Max’s army.  Since she first attended Boot Camp in 2008, she’s been putting the BLM to very effective use, scoring some significant victories on behalf of bankruptcy clients. Recently, she scored a victory on behalf of consumer bankruptcy attorneys when she was awarded more than $125,000 in fees.  She …

The ABCs and UCC Comes to Florida

Attacking the secured status of the Trustee of residential mortgage backed securitized trusts and the mortgage servicer’s standing to foreclose is critical to protecting the homeowner’s rights. But advancing those arguments requires a solid understanding of how securitization is supposed to work, which in turn requires a thorough understanding of UCC Articles 3, 9 and 1-302. This session offers the most …

2 Boot Campers Among Winners of Florida Bar Award

The Florida Bar’s Consumer Protection Committee has named its first “Consumer Protection Lawyer of the Year” recipients, and two of the three award winners are Boot Campers:  April Charney and Margery Golant.  The awards ceremony will take place on Friday, June 24 at the Florida Bar’s Annual convention. Congratulations to April and Margery for receiving the recognition they deserve for …

North Carolina Register of Deeds to Hold Mortgage Fraud Press Conference

Guilford County Register of Deeds Jeff Thigpen will hold a press conference in the Blue Room in the Old Guilford County Courthouse on Wednesday, May 6th at 10 am. Thigpen will reveal the results of an internal investigation undertaken after a recent 60 Minutes segment which exposed fraudulent activity on the part of DocX, which is owned by Lender Processing Servicers …

Why One Boot Camper Hates Wells Fargo

Actually, our title might be a little misleading.  While we’re pointing you to one boot camper’s post about why he hates Wells Fargo, it’s a safe bet that many other boot campers – and many other bankruptcy attorneys around the country – share his negative feelings about this particular bank.  If you’ve experienced Wells Fargo’s unique policy on freezing bank …

Bootcampers Making a Mark

Bloomberg reported yesterday on the settlement bootcamper Linda Tirelli obtained against Citigroup, Inc. in December.  Tirelli had objected to the bank’s claim in bankruptcy court on the basis of a fraudulent mortgage assignment. The bank, of course, denied the allegations.  The article notes: In settling the borrower’s objections, the bank didn’t admit wrongdoing. It paid Tirelli’s $35,000 legal fees, reduced the …

Bootcamper Tom Cox on Mortgage Servicing Games

Bootcamper Tom Cox published his three-part series on how the foreclosure plays the system at the expense of homeowners (The three-part series is no longer available online from NewDeal20.org). Homeowners Get Screwed, Lawyers Get Played, Banks Make Profit: Where’s the Outrage? Two recent reports, read together, should spark outrage in the country at large and among our political leadership. But …