Real Property Foreclosure '13

Recorded November 1, 2013


    M. Todd Westfall, Program Chair, Howick, Westfall, McBryan & Kaplan, LLP, Atlanta

Introduction And Program Overview

M. Todd Westfall

Real Property Law Section Update

Robert B. Brannen, Jr., Chair Elect, Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Georgia; Bouhan Falligant LLP, Savannah

Non-Judicial Foreclosure: an overview of the universe

Melody R. Jones, McCalla Raymer, LLC, Atlanta

Judicial and legislative Update

Ariel D. Zion, Bloom Sugarman Everett, LLP, Atlanta

borrower representation: hot strategies, options, litigation solutions and Ethical concerns

Spencer Johnson, Johnson Marlowe LLP, Athens

creditor representation: strategies, litigation solutions and ethical concerns

Matthew L. James, McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP, Atlant

Confirmation Actions, strategies and defenses: Litigation

Peter L. Lublin, Rubin Lublin, LLC, Peachtree Corners

a primer on LURAs and LURCs and how to deal with them in the foreclosure environment

Andrew D. Egan, Kutak Rock LLP, Atlanta

IRS Liens: an analysis of issues related to priority concerns of loan modifications, notice of sale, and consent to sale requests—After the catastrophe, the notice of discharge

Pamela G. Hill, Howick, Westfall, McBryan & Kaplan, LLP, Atlanta

Fictitious pleadings, ucc filings, bar complaints and other dubious scenarios: the foreclosure attorney’s battle scars

J. Thomas Howell, Jr., McCalla Raymer, LLC, Atlanta

Wrongful foreclosure and other litigation trends

Frank Olson, McCurdy & Candler, LLC, Atlanta

five years later: the foreclosure environment implications of winding down loss share activities from the perspective of bank management, workout officer, reo disposition officer and accountant

  • Kris Anderson, Advisor, Alostar Bank of Commerce, Atlanta
  • Gwendolyn A. Christian, Park Sterling Bank, Hiawassee
  • Richard Spink, First Citizens Bank, Atlanta
  • Kris Trainor, Mauldin & Jenkins, Atlanta

red hot workout trends: a southern perspective

Richard Gaudet, HDH Advisors, LLC, Atlanta

fantasy or phenomenon: Hedge funds and the residential distressed property

John Mangham, EpiCity Real Estate Services, Atlanta

Professionalism: A Panel Discussion


  • Linda S. Finley, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C., Atlanta


  • Hon. Doris “Dee” Downs, Judge, Fulton County Superior Court, Atlanta
  • Charlies H. Van Horn, Berman Fink Van Horn, P.C., Atlanta
  • S. Bob Stupar, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Atlanta
  • John Mangham