Wednesday, March 3, 2010 — 6:00 – 8:30 P.M.
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
Representatives from the Volunteer Lawyers Project Foreclosure Intervention Program
Representatives from the South Brooklyn Legal Services Foreclosure Prevention Project
This program is a follow up to South Brooklyn Legal Services’ introductory training regarding the Home Affordable Modification Program and foreclosure settlement conference advocacy. The first training of the series provided an overview of the HAMP program and settlement conference process and basic advocacy tools to successfully resolve foreclosure cases on behalf of homeowners. 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 also will include training on the new settlement conference law and rules, revised HAMP guidelines, and Q&A.
This course is intended solely for attorneys 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 June 3, 2010. There is no charge for the training. Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for every 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.