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An Influx of Leadership at the Legal League 100


Jim DeLoach

The Legal League 100 Advisory Council has appointed Jim DeLoach, Senior Counsel for McCalla Raymer Pierce LLC, to Chairman of the Education Services Subcommittee. DeLoach will join subcommittee members Caren Jacobs Castle, Senior Mortgage Servicing Attorney for The Wolf Firm; Shaun K. Ramey, Co-Chair Florida Mortgage Services for Sirote & Permutt, PC; and Morgan L. Weinstein, Senior Associate for Van Ness Law Firm, PLC.

DeLoach has over 35 years’ experience in mortgage banking and is currently Senior Counsel for McCalla Raymer Pierce LLC in their Mississippi office. DeLoach’s experience includes managing the default division of a national mortgage banking operation, improving the performance of the bankruptcy operation of a major law firm and building a multi-regional law firm handling default services for clients in multiple states.

 “Jim will be an excellent addition to the leadership of the Legal League 100,” says Michelle Garcia Gilbert, Vice Chairwoman of the Legal League 100 Advisory Council “His years of expertise and dedication to the industry will be essential in developing new and successful methods of furthering the education of not only our members but the industry at large.” As chairperson, DeLoach will be responsible for leading a team to create educational opportunities to keep the membership informed of best practices and changing regulations through webinars, bulletins, and more. He will also be responsible for providing servicers in-house training when requested.

"I’m excited to be selected as the Chair of the Legal League 100 Education Services Subcommittee,” says DeLoach. “I am lucky to have a great group of attorneys to serve with me.”

The Legal League 100 is committed to supporting the mortgage servicing industry through education, communication, relationship development, and advisory services. It supports its multifaceted membership by striving to be a leading force for industry standards, education, market research, and policy advocacy.

“The Legal League 100 has a unique opportunity to educate our clients on a one-on-one basis, and we plan to develop new and innovative solutions to promote the success of our servicing partners,” says DeLoach.

Editor's Note: The Five Star Institute is the parent company for The Legal League 100, DS News, and DSNew.com

About Author: Kendall Baer

Kendall Baer is a Baylor University graduate with a degree in news editorial journalism and a minor in marketing. She is fluent in both English and Italian, and studied abroad in Florence, Italy. Apart from her work as a journalist, she has also managed professional associations such as Association of Corporate Counsel, Commercial Real Estate Women, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and Project Management Institute for Association Management Consultants in Houston, Texas. Born and raised in Texas, Baer now works as the online editor for DS News.

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