Judges, Corporate Counsels Discuss Mortgage Foreclosure

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Date: 01/10/2011

Albany Law School hosted state and federal judges, as well as members of the New York State Bar Association, for the event "Current Issues in Mortgage Foreclosure and Loss Mitigation" on Wednesday, Jan. 19, from 4 to 6 p.m.

The gathering of the Mortgage Foreclosure Working Group of the New York State-Federal Judicial Council allowed judges and practitioners the opportunity to discuss current issues in mortgage foreclosure, including procedures in the courts, loss mitigation programs, documentation issues and best practices.

Panel participants included:

  • Hon. Cecelia Morris, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District
  • Hon. Roger McDonough, Acting Supreme Court Justice, Albany County Judicial Center
  • H. Malloy Evans III, Associate General Counsel, Fannie Mae
  • Professor Ray Brescia, Albany Law School
  • Kirsten Keefe, Senior Staff Attorney, Empire Justice Center
  • Jeffrey  Powell, Office of the New York State Attorney General
  • William Schiller, Schiller & Knapp, LLP
  • Hon. Martin Glenn, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District (moderator)

The program was free and offered two CLE credits (including Ethics). The event took place in the Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom at Albany Law School, 80 New Scotland Ave., Albany.