Legal Services NYC Learning Center

Qualified Written Requests and Settlement Conference Representation

Format: Traditional Live Classroom

Date: Monday February 10th, 2014

Time: 3:30PM - 5:00PM

Location: Legal Services NYC - Central (40 Worth)

40 Worth 6th floor

New York, New York 10013

Credits: Ethics and Professionalism: 0.50
Skills: 1.00

Practice Areas: Consumer/Bankruptcy Law, Foreclosure, Practice Skills, Ethics, Legal Practice

Suitable For: Both experienced and new attorneys


Chantal Hernandez Speaker
Staff Attorney
MFY Legal Services

Chantal Hernandez is a Staff Attorney in MFY Legal Services Inc.’s Foreclosure Prevention Project and defends homeowners sued in foreclosure through state trial and appellate litigation, representation at court-supervised settlement conferences, preparation of pro se pleadings, and negotiation of loan modifications. Ms. Hernandez graduated cum laude from American University Washington College of Law and served as a member of the American University Law Review.
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  Joseph Rebella Speaker
Staff Attorney
MFY Legal Services

Joseph Rebella is a Staff Attorney in MFY Legal Service’s Inc.’s Foreclosure Prevention Project and represents homeowners in foreclosure and in affirmative litigation. Before coming to MFY Legal Services, Inc., he served as an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow for the Consumer Law Project of the Public Counsel Law Center in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Rebella is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley and Harvard Law School.
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The Dodd-Frank Act made the Qualified Written Request (QWR) an even more powerful tool for consumers and consumer advocates.  By integrating the QWR into their settlement conference practice, savvy attorneys can gain important information without relying on the representations of appearance attorneys. This training will cover a description of the rules governing QWRs, suggestions of how to incorporate QWRs into settlement conference representation and a discussion of how the QWR interacts with the ethical rules related to communications with represented parties.

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