Thursday, October 13, 2011

Capital University School of Law to Host Symposium on The Foreclosure Crisis on October 28, 2011

Capital University Law School’s graduate law programs will host a special one-day symposium for attorneys, accountants, real estate professionals, mortgage experts and others interested in the nation’s ongoing foreclosure situation.

"The Foreclosure Crisis: New Strategies for Addressing the National and Local Calamity" will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the State Teachers Retirement System building, 275 E. Broad St., Columbus. The symposium is made possible in part by sponsorship from Benchmark Bank.

The event has been approved for 5.0 CLEs for attorneys and CPEs for 5.0 accountants. The cost is $229 per person, $179 for Capital University Law School alumni, and $99 for employees of government and nonprofit organizations, including full-time law faculty. Register by Oct. 15 and save $25.

The symposium will feature The Roberta Mitchell Lecture presented by Steven L. Schwarcz, Stanley A. Star Professor of Law & Business at Duke University School of Law, who will speak on the topic, "Structuring Responsibility in Securitization Transactions."

Other speakers will include a luncheon presentation by Richard Cordray, Chief of Enforcement and nominee for Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, who will speak on the topic "The Work of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau."

Other topics and speakers will include:

  • "Losing Our Homes, Losing Our Way, or Both? Foreclosure, County Property Records and the Mortgage Electronic Registration System," with Christopher L. Peterson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
  • "Views from the Front Lines: Hot Topics Involving Foreclosures," a panel presentation with moderator Professor Regina F. Burch, Capital University Law School. Panelists will be Judith M. McInturff, Esq., of Judith M. Mcinturff Co., LPA; Rick DeBlasis, Director of Litigation, Lerner, Sampson & Rothfuss; Susan Choe, Principal AAG, Charitable Law Section, Office of the Ohio Attorney General; Linda Cook, Senior Attorney, Ohio Poverty Law Center; and Daphne Moehring, Vice President, Benchmark Bank.
  • "Opportunistic Criminal Behavior: A Hidden Consequence of the Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis," with Creola Johnson, Professor of Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
  • "If You Build It, Will They Come? Statewide and Local Approaches to Foreclosure Mediation in Ohio," with Jacqueline Hagerott, Manager, Dispute Resolution Section, Supreme Court of Ohio, and Eileen Pruett, Manager of the Small Claims Division and Dispute Resolution Programs, Franklin County Municipal Court.

Please attend. This promises to be an informative and powerful event. An informational link with directions to sign up is provided below:

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