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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1998||05/16/2017|
|GA||Inactive Member in Good Standing||1997||03/25/2017|
|Managing Member||Emerson Law Firm, LLC||2000 - Present|
|Attorney||Oak Brook Law Firm||1999 - 2000|
|Attorney||Fox & Grove, Chartered||1998 - 1999|
|Judicial intern||Hon. Ruben Castillo, Northern District of Illinois||1996 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Consumer Advocates||Member||2012 - Present|
|Chicago Volunteer Legal Services||Vounteer attorney||2011 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||2011 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|IL Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys||Program Director||2010 - Present|
|U.S. District Court, Central Dist. of Illinois||Admitted to practice||1999 - Present|
|U.S. District Court, Northern Dist. of Illinois||Admitted to practice||1998 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||Member||1997 - 2001|
|U.S. Home Ownership, LLC v. Ortiz, 12 CH 5727||Debt discharged and lien on home completely released|
|U.S. Bank v. Kosterman, 2015 IL. App. (1st) 133627 (2015)||Trial court reversed and remanded.|
|$35,000 cash for keys on investment property; foreclosure dismissed||Foreclosure case dismissed/ $35000 cash for keys.|
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|Reuters article||Americans Face Post-Foreclosure Hell as Wages Garnished, Assets Seized (Reuters)||2014|
|The Suit Magazine||"A Foreclosure Warrior"||2012|
|Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|Augusta State University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|
|Max Gardner's Bankruptcy Boot Camp||N/A||Graduate||N/A|
|Max Gardner's Foreclosure Fraud & Mtg Securitization Boot Camp||N/A||Graduate||N/A|
|Max Gardner's Consumer Defense Academy - Reg X and Z Boot Camp||N/A||Graduate||N/A|
|Illinois Continuing Legal Education program||Avoiding Claims & Complaints in Foreclosure Cases||2016|
|Featured guest on national TV - "Real Money with Ali Velshi," Al Jazeera America - foreclosure deficiency judgments||Your Foreclosure Nightmare May Not be Over||2014|
|Oak Park Library Conference||Loss Mitigation Options for Underwater Condominiums||2012|
|Featured guest on Chicagoland Cable TV's 'Legal Action" for a two-part television series on foreclosure||Foreclosure in Illinois||2012|
|The ADA: What is It and How Can Our Company Comply?||The Americans with Disabilities Act||1999|
|Sexual Harassment: Minimizing the Risk for Your Company||Sexual Harassment||1999|
Posted by Ellen
Sandra is handling 4 complicated foreclosure cases for me. I continue to be amazed at her ability to quickly analyze information and jump right to the pertinant issues. She quickly interprets and synthesizes elements of complex legal issues to develop an overall strategy for each particular case.
Sandra is by far the best attorney with whom I have worked. She has demonstrated excellent legal skills in the managment of my cases for the best possible outcome in a timely fashion. Sandra keeps me well informed of legal proceedings and the status of my cases.
Posted by anonymous
Ms. Emerson recently helped me through a bankruptcy. Having never done this before, I didn't know what to expect. She explained things very clearly to me. She was very efficient and always answered my questions in a timely, compassionate and professinal manner. Having her on my side to walk me through the process really put me at ease. I have since referred other people to her without hesitation. She is honest and has a genuine desire to help her clients.
Margaret Crowell, Real estate Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
As a fellow member of the Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys, I know Sandra to be an extremely knowledgeable, professional, and ethical attorney. Sandra has been zealously assisting homeowners throughout the foreclosure crisis. I highly recommend Sandra.
Mila Novak, Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Sandra is an experienced, knowledgeable and thorough attorney. From my encounters with her as a colleague in the legal profession, I know her to be a compassionate and zealous advocate for all her clients, especially in foreclosure defense and bankruptcy cases. I trust Sandra’s judgment and would certainly recommend her as a lawyer.
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