Foreclosure Defense Attorney Roy Oppenheim to Hold Court with Judges, Debate Foreclosure Law; Event Promises Lively Discussion from Both Sides of the Bench

Press Release  •  Sep 26, 2013 14:25 EDT

WESTON, FL (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 From Wall Street to Main Street, attorney Roy Oppenheim, a thought-leader in the area of foreclosure defense and the founder of the South Florida Law Blog, will hold court with three Broward County Circuit Court judges providing his unique perspective on South Florida’s foreclosure crisis.

Oppenheim, who led the fight against the Florida Bar earlier this year concerning its support of new foreclosure legislation, will serve as the only attorney on a three-judge panel to discuss and likely engage in a lively debate about: "What judges want foreclosure attorneys to know."

His distinguished colleagues from the bench are Judge John B. Bowman, Judge Mily Rodriguez Powell and Judge William W. Haury Jr.

Oppheim also will serve as keynote speaker at the event, which will take place Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The event is part of a series of seminars put on by the Daily Business Review and for which Oppenheim Law is a Platinum sponsor.

During the last year, several newspaper articles have referred to Oppenheim as a “real estate defense attorney.” While there is no such practice area per se, “with so many people facing the prospect of losing their homes to banks, it seems fitting that this new category of law has been created by the media,” says Oppenheim.

Oppenheim law has successfully defended numerous homeowners facing foreclosure against banks that have attempted to violate the rules of civil procedure and the rules of evidence by presuming homeowners are guilty or liable prior to having their full day in court.

Oppenheim also has been an outspoken critic of HB 87, known as the fast-track foreclosure legislation, which was passed earlier this year by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott.

“Ultimately, the bill that passed is a hodgepodge of elements that likely will gum up the foreclosure process because there are parts of it that are either unconstitutional or sufficiently ambiguous so that controversies will linger on in the appellate courts for years,” says Oppenheim.

We know where Oppenheim stands when it comes to foreclosure defense. Come and hear what judges who are ruling on these cases have to say.

Roy Oppenheim: 

From Wall Street to Main Street, Roy Oppenheim is a Florida real estate attorney focusing on foreclosure defense and loss mitigation.

He is a guest legal blogger for Yahoo! Homes and comments regularly on real estate law and policy in the national media. Oppenheim Law reports the highest rating (A-V) conferred by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, the most respected directory of lawyers and law firms in the U.S.He is also the creator of the South Florida Law Blog, named the best business and technology blog by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Oppenheim Law:

Founded in 1989 by a husband and wife legal team, Oppenheim Law is uniquely positioned as one of Florida’s leading boutique law firms in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida serving national, international, and local clients. We are one of the leading Florida foreclosure defense law firms. The Firm is proud to have the highest rating (A-V) conferred by Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory, the most respected directory of lawyers and law firms in the U.S.

The Firm’s practice areas includes defending homeowners and investors from foreclosure, arranging short-sales, loan modifications and “short-refi’s”, consumer related class actions, personal injurycommercial litigation, real estate and business related matters. The Firm is regularly defending homeowners from foreclosure, we are general counsel to a myriad of residential and commercial developers, coordinating all legal related matters. 



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