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Non-Judicial Foreclosures and Junior Federal Non-IRS Liens

As many of you may be aware, the impact of the Show Me State Premium Homes, LLC v. McDonnell, 74 F.4th 911, 914 (8th Cir. 2023), reh'g denied, No. 22-1894, 2023 WL 5920101 (8th Cir. Sept. 12, 2023) 8th Circuit Court of Appeals case is rippling through our industry. This week, a major underwriter issued guidance indicating that a junior non-IRS lien should be...

Florida | Firm Updates

ALAW’s 2023 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Winners

Super Lawyers® has named multiple ALAW attorneys to their 2023 Super Lawyer and Rising Star lists. Super Lawyers, which is part of Thomson Reuters, selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The firm's 2023...

Florida | Legal Alerts

Eleventh Circuit Issues New Opinion in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection

In the Hunstein v. Preferred Collection decision issued on Thursday, September 8, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Alabama, Georgia, Florida), after issuing opinions and vacating the same twice before, now holds that: (1) the mere violation of Section 1692c(b) of the FDCPA, without showing any additional harm, does not give rise to a concrete injury in fact sufficient...

Florida | Firm Updates

ALAW Names Jaclyn Palazzolo as Partner

Tampa, Florida -- Florida-based law firm ALAW is proud to announce the promotion of Jaclyn Palazzolo to Partner overseeing the Firm’s Attorney Closing Division.  Palazzolo’s practice focuses on all aspects of the Firm’s REO, Title, and Closing Services. She demonstrates a keen ability to quickly identify and resolve client matters while focusing on her industry relationships and team leadership. The promotion became effective January...