Cook is recognized for the significant verdicts and settlements he has obtained in catastrophic personal injury, property damage and dairy farm claims. Our firm plans to continue working to help those clients who need our services. One of my colleagues, Mark Treter, routinely works as a volunteer lawyer on cases where the indigent client could never get the assistance they need, and I am proud of his work, concluded Cook. I doubt I will ever be able to claim I have tried 200 cases by the time I retire, but you never know. As long as there is a fire in my belly, I am willing to take on new challenges. About Greg Cook, Greg Cook Law Offices, S.C. Attorney Greg Cook specializes in personal injury, farm litigation , crop and herd loss, product liability, agriculture law, housing and construction defects, fire loss, property damage, construction design defects, homeowner liability, wrongful death, bad faith insurance, brain injury, and trucking accidents. Ninety percent of his practice is devoted to litigation. For more information, call (414) 224-5100, or visit http://www.gregcooklaw.com . The law office is located at 309 North Water Street, Suite 160, Renaissance on Water, Milwaukee, WI 53202. About the NALA The NALA offers small and medium-sized businesses effective ways to reach customers through new media. As a single-agency source, the NALA helps businesses flourish in their local community. The NALAs mission is to promote a business relevant and newsworthy events and achievements, both online and through traditional media.
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”The most important thing is for lawyers to understand this area is fraught with danger from an ethics point of view,” said Jon Rewinski, a Laos Angeles litigator who drafted the ethics alert. Such a letter is issued after a licensee submits an advance fee agreement, accounting format and any advertising or promotional materials for review. They need to know all of their options in avoiding foreclosure and/or what to expect during the foreclosure process. As a result, he said, the client loses his or her money. Many of this loan mod companies have a higher turnover in attorneys than they did with loan officers from the sub prime lending days” says a Broker that asked to remain anonymous. After consulting with both the Department of Real Estate and the State barbs Ethics Hotline, the decision was made to decline the multiple offers. In addition, most loan modification scams start with a mail offer or a telemarketer making fraudulent claims or posing as their lender and or stating they were assigned by their lender to provide a loan modification and request all the home owners personal and financial information. When you hire an attorney you get legal advice and legal representation which this is not the case with these other companies. “We see it all the time” says Feldman, who has suffered from having unscrupulous attorneys and loan mod companies impersonating unhappy clients on the internet claiming they were scammed by the Feldman law enter. Rewinski said the barbs alert is not meant to suggest that distressed home-owners are not entitled to legal counsel; on the contrary, they may well need legal help and lawyers should be able to assist them. There have been several loan modification scams set up by non attorneys that unknowingly involve a new or retired attorney not knowing any better or worse yet involved with at the highest level.
There.s a new website set up to help home-owners get information on loan modification programs and find legitimate sources for loan modifications called wow.loanmodificationhelpcenter.Borg . Bell agreed that many lawyers are legitimately helping clients with foreclosure and other credit issues. When a San Diego attorney was asked recently if he wanted to associate with a loan modification company offering stop foreclosure and loan modification services, he saw red flags. After consulting with both the Department of Real Estate and the State barbs Ethics Hotline, the decision was made to decline the multiple offers.