Member Profile – Glenn Wechsler

Interview with Glenn Wechsler.   What do you do, and for what company? I manage the Law Offices of Glenn H. Wechsler located in Walnut Creek, California.  My firm is a full-service real estate litigation firm with an emphasis on default and title litigation.   What sets you apart from...

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Member Profile – Benjamin Levinson

Interview with Benjamin Levinson.   What do you do, and for what company? I am a California licensed attorney that has been representing for over 36 years private mortgage lenders, foreclosure trustees, and receivers in State Courts and all Bankruptcy Courts in California.  My practice emphasizes representation of secured and...

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Member Profile – David Dutcher

Interview with UTA Immediate Past President and iMail Tracking President, David Dutcher.   What do you do, and for what company? I am the President of iMailTracking, LLC. What sets you apart from the competition? iMailTracking was designed specifically for the mortgage default and collections industries. We understand the unique...

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Member Profile – Michelle Mierzwa

This profile spotlights Michelle Mierzwa. Michelle is serving her third three-year term on the Board of Directors of the United Trustees Association. As Chair of the UTA Legislative Committee, Michelle has drafted legislation that became law in numerous instances. She has participated on speaking panels every year for UTA, continuously...

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Member Profile – Cathe Cole-Sherburn

This profile spotlights Cathe Cole-Sherburn, our longtime active UTA board member powerhouse. Cathe is a multi-term past President of the United Trustees Association and currently heads up our Education Committee as Chair. Her role includes responsibility for the upcoming annual education conference on November 7-9 in Reno, Nevada. The following...

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Modifications Made to Washington Foreclosure Fairness Act and to Deed of Trust Act’s Nonjudicial Foreclosure Process

By Laura N. Coughlin, Esq, Wright Finlay & Zak, LLP HB 1108 – Revisions to the Deed of Trust Act’s Non-Judicial Foreclosure Process (“DTA”) and Foreclosure Fairness Act (“FFA”). Except where noted below, all changes became effective on May 3, 2021 as an emergency proclamation due to Covid-19. •  This...

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Federal Judge Overturns HHS Coronavirus Eviction Moratorium

A Washington, D.C., district court judge said the coronavirus pandemic ‘triggered difficult policy decisions that have had enormous real-world consequences’ when he overturned the CDC’s eviction moratorium. The moratorium was supported by both President Biden and Trump. The impact of the decision by U.S. District Court Judge Dabney L. Friedrich...

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Two New CFPB Reports Address Pandemic Issues

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued two reports showing that more work needs to be done to help mortgage borrowers coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn. The first report, “Characteristics of Mortgage Borrowers During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” documents that Black and Hispanic mortgage borrowers are much...

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UTA 2021 Directory Available

UTA’s 2021 Directory is available for members only. To gain access to the directory, simply contact Krisztie Benko at info@unitedtrustees.com and she’ll provide you with your login information. The Directory includes member information alphabetically by last name as well as alphabetically by company name, along with states serviced by each...

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