Berry F. Laws III
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Kansas Bar Association
Founding and managing member of the Default Attorney Group (DAG), an association of seasoned legal professionals consisting of seven law firms representing 25 states across the U.S. that offer lenders and servicers within the default industry a full scope of real-estate related matters, including bankruptcy, foreclosure and litigation.
Principal in Housing Wire, the leading source of financial news
and insight for the mortgage banking industry, and the REO
Insider magazine, a forum for the REO industry.
position in BSI Financial Services, the premier provider of
business process outsourcing to the US mortgage sector.
Former member of the Editorial Advisory Board for DS News, a national publication for the mortgage default industry.
Real Estate Broker, Midwest REO Solutions, Kansas City, Missouri
Presently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for Clarifire, a software program utilized by Bank of America.
Member of the American Legal & Financial Network (AFN) and serves as Co-Chair of the AFN Legal Services Committee, U.S. Foreclosure Network (USFN) (Kansas only), Missouri Bankers Association, Mortgage Bankers Association, Commercial Law League, American Bankruptcy Institute and National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA), National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees (NACTT), United Trustees Association (UTA), and REOMAC.
Formerly served as a Disciplinary Hearing Officer for the Missouri Supreme Court to assist in the adjudication of claims made against Missouri attorneys.
Served as a mentor in the Missouri Bar Mentoring Program
1980 graduate of the University of Wyoming Law School
Wyoming Division Editor of the Land and Water Law Review
Kansas Bar (inactive)
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
Designated as a Missouri and Kansas "Super Lawyer" for the years 2006, 2007,
2008 and 2009
Recognized by his colleagues as "Best of the Bar 2007" in The Kansas City Business Journal
Featured on the prestigious show "America's Premier Lawyers" featured on both American Airlines and Northwest Airlines with a "tune-in" support page in Fortune magazine during the month of May 2007
Principally involved in the handling of commercial litigation, foreclosure law and banking law, bankruptcy, creditor's rights, real estate law, real estate workouts and restructures, probate, title insurance law, personal injury, and general business and commercial law.
Frequent speaker and panelist at symposiums and conferences nationwide regarding issues facing the mortgage servicing industry.
900 Peck's Plaza
Kansas City, Missouri 64105