Washington State, California and Nevada Lobby Day Events Scheduled

UTA will hold its 5th Annual Washington State Lobby Day on Tuesday, February 5th and its 11th Annual California Lobby ‘Afternoon’ on Tuesday, March 12th.  Additionally, UTA will hold a Lobby Day on Tuesday, April 2nd in Carson City, NV.  All lobby day appointments will be scheduled for attendees after...

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Call for 2019 Conference Topics and Speakers

Members – if you have a particular topic or speaker that you would like presented at the 44th Annual Education Conference Sessions, to be held November 10-12th, 2019 in Las Vegas, now is your chance to let us know.  UTA’s Conference Committee is asking for suggestions both from potential speakers...

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The Reviews Are In for UTA’s 43rd Annual Conference

UTA’s 43rd Annual Educational Conference, held November 4th-6th at the Green Valley Ranch Resort, Casino & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada received very high reviews by attendees. The Education sessions received positive reviews from members See conference photos       Breakfast during the conference was enjoyed and sponsored by...

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Martin McGuinn Honored with Phil Adleson Award

Martin McGuinn is the worthy recipient of the 2018 Phil Adleson Education & Advocacy Award.  The award is presented annually to a member who both educates and advocates on behalf of UTA and its membership. The stringent criteria for the award includes being a ‘master teacher’, who has presented and...

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Randy Newman Receives Member of the Year Award

Randy Newman of Total Lender Solutions was awarded the Dorothy Schick Veteran Member of the Year Award at the UTA’s annual meeting, held November 6th during the Association’s 43rd Annual Education Conference. Randy Newman received the Dorothy Schick Veteran Member of the Year Award for the many California Certification classes...

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The (BIG) Blue Wave

By Michael Belote, Esq., California Advocates, UTA California Lobbyist Experts predicted a wave of Democratic success in the midterm general elections in California, but no one expected the extent of the domination. To call the elections a “blue wave” is an understatement. “Blue tsunami” is more accurate. And remarkably, some...

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UTA Files Amicus Brief

UTA has filed an amicus brief in the case of Obdusky v. Wells Fargo et al., 879 F. 3d 1216 in the U.S. Supreme Court last week.  The brief was prepared by Martin T. McGuinn, of Kirby & McGuinn, UTA’s Corporate Counsel.  The case addresses the issue of protection from...

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Five Members Elected to UTA Board

The United Trustees Association held an election of the general membership at the Association’s Annual Meeting on November 5th, 2018. The election was mandated by the Association’s bylaws. Re-Elected as Directors were Ben Levinson of The Law Office of Benjamin R. Levinson and Tai Alailima of Carrington Foreclosure Services.  Rande...

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Long-Time Association Member James M. Allen Sr. Has Passed

Long-time member James M. Allen Sr. passed in November.  James was the President and General Counsel with Action Foreclosure Services, based in San Diego, which he founded in 1990.  James M. Allen Jr. succeeded his father as President of the company in 2018. James Allen Sr. was an active member...

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UTA Silent Auction Raises $1,900

Seventeen Silent Auction items were sold during the Annual Dinner Event at the 43rd Annual Education Conference raising $1,955 for the Association.  UTA thanks the companies who contributed the excellent and exciting silent auction prizes that led to such a successful event. – Olivia Todd gave the winning bid on...

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