CFLA Announces State Bar Approved "Cancelling the Debt" CLE on February 7, 2014 in New York, NY

CFLA announces State Bar Approved CLE: How to Cancel Secured and Unsecured Debt Obligations Through Strategic Litigation on February 7, 2014 in New York, NY.

Los Angeles, CA (I-Newswire) January 16, 2014 - Every day, more and more Americans are foreclosed upon despite the known irregularities in loan documents, fraud, predatory lending practices, contract law violations, and many actionable torts, on behalf of major lending institutions, loan servicers, investment banks, and even government institutions. As attorneys, CFLA knew there had to be an easier, more affordable way for industry professionals to obtain access to the world of "hidden trade secrets" that CFLA's team of experts has developed.

Register online or phone 888-758-CFLA (2352):


$295 - Must register by February 7th, 2014


New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(Group Discount Rates Available up to 2 weeks prior)


Chad D. Elrod

South Texas College of Law, J.D. (2008)
The University of Houston, B.S. (2005)

State Bar of Texas (2008)
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Professional Affiliations
Houston Young Lawyers Association

Community Activities
Bridge to Eden, Non-Profit (Director)

Jeffrey C. Jackson


South Texas College of Law, J.D. (2008)
Fifth Best Speaker in the T. Gerald Treece Summer Mock Trial Academy Competition (Summer 2007); Varsity Advocate for the South Texas Mock Trial Litigation Team (Fall 2006, Spring 2007); Seventh Best Speaker in the Leroy Jeffers Intramural Moot Court Competition (Fall 2006); Advocate in the T. Gerald Treece Mock Trial Academy (Summer 2006); Dean's Honor List (Spring 2006); Phi Delta Phi Highest Grade Award in Legal Research & Writing I (Fall 2005)

The University of Texas at Austin, B.A. (2005)
University's Honors (Fall 2004); Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity

State Bar of Texas (2008)
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Prior Experience
Law Office of Thomas E. Sheffield, Law Clerk (2008)
Texas 1st Court of Appeals, Judicial Intern (Fall 2006)

Professional Affiliations
Texas Exes
Texas Young Lawyers Association

Community Activities
Responsible Urban Development for Houston
Member, University Interscholastic League (UIL)
Official, Houston Chapter of Basketball Officials

Class Schedule

The Fundamentals of Securitization

* What is securitization?

* History of Mortgage Securitization

The Securitization Parties and Their Roles

* Pooling and Servicing Agreements

* Originator-Bank that originated the loan

* Sponsor/Seller-middle bank bought note from originator and sold to depositor to package in the trust - most missed the closing date

* Depositor-Bank that sold the Note to the Investor

* Issuing Entity - The Trust: Closing Date, Lack of Standing, MERS

* Every Mortgage is supposed to be registered on this system

* Intended during the 1990's to cut recording costs/fees for the banking industry; also helped hide chain of title from the public

* Approximately 65 million mortgages=Mers is beneficiary or nominee

* Each time the NOTE was transferred by law there was supposed to be a duly signed assignment (from Originator to Sponsor/Seller to Depositor); this did not occur in most cases

Mortgage Securitization Audit

* Shows exactly how many times the note has been sold and into which trust (classes); in some instances the note has been sold multiple times as if it was the first time the Note was sold - Securities Fraud

* Shows the note has been paid off - answer to tender rule

Quiet Title

* What is Quiet Title?

* Steps to Quiet Title Litigation: Title Search - Public Record Search, Complaint for Quiet Title

* How to use audits in litigation

* Discovery Issues

* Settlement of Case or Judgment of Quiet Title

* Settlement: Principal Reduction, Interest Reduction, Credit Report - Paid as Agreed, No 1099 in Settlement

* Judgment of Quiet Title: Free and Clear Property, Unsecured Note, Asset Protection

* Summarize, Acknowledgements and Conclusions

The Securitization Parties and Their Roles

New York Quiet Title Law in the Foreclosure Defense Context

Nature and Purpose of Relief

Mortgage Lien Validity as a Cloud on Title

Practice and Procedure

* Jurisdiction

* Limitation

* Parties

* Pleading

* Judgments

* Answers and Counterclaims

* Burden of Proof and Trial

Post Foreclosure Sale Relief (Wrongful Foreclosure)

New York Case Studies: Proper Pleading of Quiet Title in Mortgage Context

Assignee's/Transferee's Standing to Foreclose

* Standing Generally

* Negotiable Instruments (UCC Art. III)

* Assignments vs. Transfers

* Mortgage Assignments (State Law)

* Contents

* Proper Effection

* UCC Art. III Transfers (UCC and State Law)

* Pre-Requisites of a Negotiable Instrument

* Pre-Requisites of a Transfer

* Holder Status vs. Holder in Due Course Status

New York Case Studies: Standing to Foreclose

Basics of a Homeowner Workout

* Reinstatement

* Bankruptcy

* Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure

* Modification

* Short Sale

About CFLA, Inc

CFLA was founded by Attorneys for Attorneys to provide a low cost litigation support service on matt   More..ers of expertise within the industry. CFLA is a full service litigation support company serving more than 10,000 Law Firms and Attorneys in all 50 States, with specially licensed Mortgage Backed Securities Analysis, training and support. CFLA has certified more than 1,000 Executive Professionals through its Nationally Recognized and Industry Acclaimed "Mortgage Securitization Auditor Training", practical application, classroom setting, by our industry leading experts.Less..

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