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  1. Real Estate: 50%
    38 years
  2. Foreclosure: 40%
    31 years
  3. Banking: 10%
    31 years



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707 Broadway Ste 1750
San Diego, CA, 92101


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperlawyersSuper Lawyers2009
AV RATINGMartindale-Hubbell1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderKirby & McGuinn APC2001 - 2009
ShareholderHinchy Witte Wood Anderson & Hodges APC1988 - 2001
PartnerHolbert McGuinn & Moss1985 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Mortgage Bankers AssociationLoan Servicing Committee1995 - Present
California Mortgage AssociationLegal Resource Panel1995 - Present
United Trustees AssociationChair Legal Resources and Amicus Brief Committee1988 - Present
Mortgage Bankers Association of AmericaMember Legal Issues Committee1988 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember Real Estate and Bankruptcy Sections1980 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Nguyen v CalhounN/A
Kachlon v MarkowitzTrustees have a qualified privilege to act.
Ung v KoehlerTime to enforce note not triggered by NOD.
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Publication nameTitleDate
United Trustees Association QuarterlyIf You Promise and the Borrower Relies, Pro2010
United Trustees Association QuarterlyRecording Default Notice Does Not Cause Statute of Limitations to Run2006
United Trustees Association QuarterlyAnolik v EMC Mortgage Court Clarifies Breach Language in NOD2005
United Trustees Association QuarterlyUsing RESPA to Attack a Foreclosure Sale2003
United Trustees Association QuarterlyAvoiding Sanctions for Violating Automatic Stay While Defending or Prosecuting State Court Litigation2001
National Business Institute SeminarCalifornia Foreclosure and Repossession1999
United Trustees AssociationHolding the Lines of Defense in Foreclosure Litigation1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1978
Northwestern UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
United Trustees AssociationAnnual Review of Case Law2009
San Diego County Bar AssociationReal Estate Law2009
California Mortgage Bankers AssociationHome Affordable Mortgage Progam and its impact on loan servicing2009
California Mortgage AssociationToxic Borrowers2009
San Diego County Bar AssociationEverything about Real Estate Finance You Need to Know2008
California Mortgage Bankers AssociationSaving Homes Working with Non Profits2008
California Mortgage AssociationFair Debt Collection Practices Act Application to Loan Servicers2008
Mortgage Bankers Association of AmericaAvoiding Risk and Responding to a Crisis in the Servicing of Real Estate Loans2006