Ms. Manson-Tompkins is the managing attorney of Steele LLP ‘s Eviction and Foreclosure Departments.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Manson-Tompkins had her own office for 9 years and was also an attorney with a prominent real estate/business litigation law firm based in southern California and has spent the majority of her 31 years in practice handling residential civil litigation, with particular emphasis on complex evictions, judicial foreclosures and mobile home foreclosures.  Ms. Tompkins also has substantial experience handling surplus funds, deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure and bankruptcies.  Ms. Manson-Tompkins has been frequently called upon to speak at local and national mortgage industry events.  For example, she has been a speaker at several REOMAC (REO Managers Association of California) and United Trustees Association (UTA) conferences, a faculty speaker for the National Business Institute (NBI) and Lorman Education Services on residential servicing issues, and a panelist and lead facilitator for the USFN at its Regional and National Loan Management and Servicing Seminars.  She has also published various articles for the USFN Report, the USFN National Mortgage Service Directory, the USFN e-update and the UTA Quarterly Newsletter and Servicing Management.