When: MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010 – 6:00-8:30 pm
Where: Brooklyn Bar Association – Auditorium
123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn
2.5 MCLE CREDITS (1.5 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, 1 SKILLS)
Appropriate for both newly admitted & experienced attorneys
SARA MANAUGH, Staff Attorney, South Brooklyn Legal Services Foreclosure Prevention Project
ERICA JO GILLES, Foreclosure Paralegal, South Brooklyn Legal Services Foreclosure Prevention Project
This program, intended for homeowner advocates only, is a follow up to South Brooklyn Legal Services’ introductory training regarding the Home Affordable Modification Program and foreclosure settlement conference advocacy. The Part I training of the series, or an equivalent, is a prerequisite for this course – knowledge of the HAMP program and settlement conference process is a must.
The second part of this series will involve more intensive training regarding HAMP denials, investor issues, income verification, and converting a trial period into a permanent modification and obtaining non-HAMP loan modifications for homeowners. The program will also include training on the new settlement conference law and rules, revised HAMP guidelines, and Q&A.
This course is intended solely for homeowner advocates currently working on a Foreclosure matter through the VLP Foreclosure Intervention Project; OR those who are prepared to accept a pro bono referral for a Foreclosure or other matter from the VLP before April 18, 2011. There is no charge for the training. Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for every 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.