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New deal adds top-performing west coast trustee operation and expands ALAW’s national footprint to California and Arizona.

Posted by Adam Fitch on Dec 16, 2013 3:49:00 PM

New deal adds top-performing west coast trustee operation and expands ALAW’s national footprint to California and Arizona.

ALAW has completed the transition of acquired assets and operations from JPMorgan Chase’s California Reconveyance Company (CRC).  The Firm also retained CRC’s highly tenured staff of approximately 80 employees – who continued operations as ALAW employees on Monday.

“Our strong relationship with Chase, coupled with a highly tenured staff and strong tenured leadership already in place, made for a smooth transition of this top-performing organization to ALAW,” said Rayman Mathoda, Chief Revenue Officer at ALAW.  “Our plan is to support these employees - under the continued leadership of Deborah Brignac - and to grow the business to serve additional clients and states from the West Coast. The operations’ top performance track record along with Chase’s commitment to the people, will support the ongoing opportunity to continue representing Chase and now other top servicing clients -- seeking the same superior trustee services previously limited to Chase.”

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Albertelli Unveils New ALAW Image

Posted by Adam Fitch on Nov 22, 2013 3:53:00 PM

“Our Firm, often referred to as ALAW, has undergone a tremendous evolution in the past year with significant investments in technology and communications across the organization” said Scott Barnes, Chief Operating Officer.  “The ALAW identity exemplifies our strategic foundation of people and technology to produce top quality results at maximum value for our clients.”

The new brand and logo depict ALAW’s commitment to innovation while maintaining the stability and industry leadership for which it became known. The company’s new tagline, “A Firm Foundation for the Future,” underscores the firm’s client-centric operating philosophy, whereby the firm’s focus matches the clients’ goals to ensure stellar legal services for years to come.

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Albertelli Law Announces New Leadership Structure

Posted by Fitch on Sep 12, 2013 6:55:00 PM

Industry Veterans Scott Barnes and John Shelley Lead Operations at Albertelli Law

TAMPA, FLORIDA – September 9, 2013 – Albertelli Law, the leader in full-service creditors’ rights representation in Florida and Georgia, today announced a new leadership structure and operational pivot designed to improve case resolution efficiency and maximize client value.

“Our firm’s structure has been redesigned with dedicated legal teams matched to our client’s functional teams. The result has been a client-centric operating philosophy where our firm’s focus matches our clients’ goals,” said Albertelli. “It builds on our strategic foundation of people and technology to provide the most efficient and effective case resolution strategies at maximum value for our clients.”

LBarnes_Shelleyeading this evolution at the firm as Chief Operating Officer and EVP of Firm Operations are industry veterans Scott Barnes and John Shelley respectively. 
Scott Barnes, who most recently served as Senior Managing Director at Lender Processing Services (LPS), has more than 20 years of nationally recognized experience in default mortgage servicing, specifically in foreclosure, bankruptcy, and special asset services. During his time with LPS, Scott developed, implemented and managed the Default Solutions business. Prior to his tenure with LPS, he served as SVP of Operations for Fidelity National Foreclosure & Bankruptcy Solutions and was also employed with First Union National Bank as Vice President of Default Servicing.

John Shelley joins Albertelli Law with over 25 years of default servicing and mortgage origination experience. Shelley most recently served as the Vice President of Foreclosure at Select Portfolio Servicing (SPS). During his 14 year tenure with SPS, Shelley successfully managed multiple initiatives and aspects including foreclosure default operations, platform integrations, implementing client subservicing requirements and fulfillment of National Mortgage Settlement requirements

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Topics: Georgia, Florida, News

The Florida House and Senate voted in favor of H.B...

Posted by JAlbertelli on May 16, 2013 1:05:00 PM

LegislationAlert1The Florida House and Senate voted in favor of H.B. 87 on Monday, and the bill will now go to the desk of Gov. Rick Scott. The legislation is intended to streamline and expedite the legal process for foreclosures in Florida.

The Firm has taken immediate steps to protect our clients' interests with extensive research of the bill and potential impact on all Florida foreclosure cases. Mortgage defense attorneys are attempting to rally support for a Gubernatorial veto of the bill. If the governor does not take action within fifteen days of the approval date, the bill will become law.

H.B. 87 Legislation Highlights:

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Topics: Florida, Legislation, News

The Transparency of BestX

Posted by JAlbertelli on Jan 7, 2013 10:31:00 AM

BestX from Adam Fitch on Vimeo.

Oversite’s BestX Program ( has been proven to increase transparency, mitigate risk, and accelerate judicial foreclosure performance. Servicing systems today rely on the self-reported milestones and dates of third party vendors (law firms); that often conflict with official court records. Law Firms also vary widely in performance and capacity and the legal strategies that the pursue may not reflect optimum resolution paths. BestX deploys information capture, analytics and legal capabilities in the hardest hit judicial states and provides a thorough analysis of jurisdictions, dockets and judicial personnel to determine the optimal case prosecution strategy.

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New Fannie Mae Mortgage Release Servicing Guidelines

Posted by JAlbertelli on Dec 17, 2012 4:56:00 PM

On November 28, 2012 Fannie Mae announced new requirements for the Fannie Mae Mortgage Release process.  Fannie Mae’s Mortgage Release procedures are a new name for the previous Deed-In-Lieu of Foreclosure policies.  Servicers are required to implement the new Mortgage Release policies for all covered mortgage loans on or after March 1, 2013.

Fannie Mae’s new Mortgage Release guidelines are part of a broader Servicing Alignment Initiative.  The Servicing Alignment Initiative is a FHFA directed effort to establish more consistent processes for the servicing of delinquent loans owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The goal of the Servicing Alignment Initiative is to establish servicer guidelines that resolve delinquencies in a more consistent and expeditious manner, keep people in their homes when possible and minimize losses to the companies and taxpayers.

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