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Christopher Robert Blevins

Christopher Robert Blevins

Practice areas:

Litigation, Real Estate, Bankruptcy & Debt

    About Me

    Mr. Blevins is an experienced civil litigator whose practice focuses primarily on defending banks, mortgage lenders, loan servicers, and trustees in real estate and mortgage servicing litigation.  He successfully defends disputes relating to the origination, servicing and modification of loans, as well as REO sales, code enforcement, re-development, forfeiture, and eminent domain.  In addition, he prosecutes judicial foreclosure and post-foreclosure eviction matters.  Mr. Blevins also provides guidance on RESPA, TILA, FCRA, FDCPA and HAMP matters.  Mr. Blevins’ articles and commentary regarding legal issues facing the financial services industry have been published by DSNews, the Orange County Business Journal and the California Mortgage Bankers Association.  Recently, Mr. Blevins was selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Southern California “Rising Star.”  Mr. Blevins graduated with a B.A. from the University of California, at Santa Barbara and thereafter received his J.D. from the University of Arizona.  While in law school, Mr. Blevins clerked for the Honorable Judge Jacqueline Marshall of the United States District Court of Arizona.  Mr. Blevins is admitted to practice in all state, federal and bankruptcy courts in both California and Arizona.  

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    Practice Areas

    Licensed since 2007

    1. Litigation: 42%
    2. Real Estate: 33%
    3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 25%

    Attorney Endorsements

    15 total 

    • Charles Anthony Piccuta

      I have worked with Chris on several matters throughout the years. He is a top notch attorney and I would recommend him to anyone who has legal needs.

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      Charles Piccuta Personal Injury Attorney
      Relationship: Worked together on matter

    • Ligia M Melendez Parmenter

      Christopher Robert Blevins is an experienced attorney whose participation and comments in Avvo show his commitment to serving clients very well. He is an excellent attorney that I recommend wholeheartedly.

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      Ligia Parmenter General Practice Attorney
      Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    License

    StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
    CAActive201008/18/2015
    AZInactive 200705/22/2015

    Professional Misconduct

    We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

    Avvo Contributions

    Legal Answers

    Awards

    Award NameGrantorDate Granted
    Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
    Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013

    Associations

    Association NamePosition NameDuration
    Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present

    Legal Cases

    Case NameOutcome
    Morin v. Bank of America, et al.Appeal affirmed in my client's favor.
    Yares v. Bear Stearns Residential Mortgage Corporation, et al.Dismissed with prejudice in favor of my client.

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    Publications

    Publication NameTitleDate
    Orange County Business JournalPreparing for Enhanced Mortgage Industry Scrutiny by Dodd Frank’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its Mortgage Origination Examinations2012
    DS NewsArizona Supreme Court Holds that an Assignment of Deed of Trust Need Not Be Recorded Prior to Recording a Notice of Trustee’s Sale2012
    California Mortgage Bankers Association Legal NewsLitigation Update: Two California Appellate Courts Uphold MERS Foreclosures and Clarify Important Issues of State Law2011

    Education

    School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
    University of Arizona College of LawN/AN/AN/A
    University of California - Santa BarbaraN/AN/AN/A

    Speaking Engagements

    Conference NameTitleDate
    Estate Planning for New FamiliesEstate Planning2013