Philip A. Kramer, Esq. Uncovers Non-Attorneys Acting as Attorneys Nationwide Claiming to be Affiliated with Law Offices of Kramer & Kaslow

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Leading Real Estate Litigation Attorney Takes Aggressive Actions Against Rapidly Growing Trend of Unauthorized Use of Trademark and Unlicensed Practice of Law

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“Despite the predators, it is important for consumers to remember there are skilled and experienced attorneys at Kramer & Kaslow who are helping people in need” -- Philip Kramer, Esq.

Recent media coverage and Internet postings accusing mortgage litigation services of tactics of associating with law firms like Kramer & Kaslow are part of a nationwide trend of unauthorized use of trademark and unauthorized practice of law. These tactics are predatory scams misleading consumers who can be helped with their foreclosures by seasoned litigation attorneys, according to Philip A. Kramer, Esq. senior partner of Kramer & Kaslow, LLC.

A post on the RainCityGuide blog, entitled, “New Predatory Scam: Mortgage Litigation Services,” described the author’s receipt of an email marketing piece promising anyone including non-attorneys “a turnkey system that allows you to start offering mortgage litigation to homeowners in days working out of your house” The marketing piece promised huge profits for those individuals who signed up, for which little or no work would be required. In the post, the author described how…“the subprime lending industry barfed out hundreds if not thousands of loan originators in 2008 who had a taste of the six figure lifestyle and didn’t want it to end. The predators quickly swarmed into the loan modification industry and when state regulators started clamping down, they morphed into the new industry of non lawyer mortgage litigation scheme.”

According to Philip A. Kramer, Esq., these acts are violative of the State Bar Act, the California Rules of Professional Responsibility, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, and various State and Federal criminal laws.

“We are sending out cease and desist letters and will vigorously pursue any and all individuals to demand they stop the unauthorized use of the name and likeness of Kramer & Kaslow, Philip A. Kramer Esq. and all associated proprietary images and real and intellectual properties. Homeowners who work with our team of authorized legal experts listed at Kramer & Kaslow are getting the best opportunity to resolve their problems and keep their homes,” said Philip Kramer, Esq. whose practice emphasizes commercial litigation and trial advocacy, with a concentration on franchise law, banking litigation, and real property matters. Philip Kramer, Esq. has also served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles Superior Court and as a Mediator and has tried more than 200 cases. He has appeared on numerous nationally televised programs as an expert in pre-trial procedure and trial strategy and as a guest lecturer on topics ranging from constitutional law to trial practice. Philip A. Kramer, Esq. is perennial honoree as a “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles magazine.

“At Kramer & Kaslow, we help families avoid foreclosure thru our litigation services and expertise. Our objective is to help homeowners with an affordable solution for staying in their homes,” said Philip A. Kramer, Esq. “Despite the predators, it is important for consumers to remember there are skilled and experienced attorneys at Kramer & Kaslow who are helping people in need.”

According to Philip A. Kramer, Esq., only attorneys authorized by the Firm are true and actual participants in the Firm’s current cases. Each of the Firm’s attorneys must be a in good standing as part of a professional law firm, complete a comprehensive application including qualifications and complete financials, undergo a review of their actual work location and a background check, participate in a 3-day training course and integrate their work on these cases into the Firm’s systems for checks and balances.

Current high-profile cases filed by Kramer & Kaslow in Superior Court of the State of California and County of Los Angeles include:

  •      Wagner v Citibank, case number BC 452 265
  •     Marquette v. One West, case number BC 452 266
  •     Nelson v Wells Fargo, case number BC 452 264
  •     Locker v. Ally Summons, case number BC 452 263
  •     Carlson v. JP Morgan, case number BC 452 262.

“We are determined to stop non-legal predators who are using every method available to scam homeowners including pretending to be affiliated with Kramer & Kaslow,” said Philip A. Kramer, Esq. “Anyone, whether homeowner or lawyer, who receives a notice or solicitation from these con men or anyone claiming to represent Kramer & Kaslow should immediately contact our offices at (818) 224-3900 or email us at info@Kramer-Kaslow.com.”

ABOUT KRAMER & KASLOW
Headquartered in Calabasas, CA, Kramer & Kaslow is a full-service law firm rated "AV" by the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell publication and dedicated to providing quality legal services in a timely and cost-effective manner. Kramer & Kaslow’s lawyers have extensive legal backgrounds and diverse professional and personal experience that allows us to provide clients with an integrated and efficient approach to deal with the many legal issues that arise in today's economy and business environment. A perennial recipient of the prestigious “Southern California Super Lawyer” award, Mr. Kramer is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California and before the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Military Appeals. Mr. Kramer has tried in excess of 200 cases. He has appeared on nationally televised programs regarding pre-trial procedure and trial strategy and has appeared as a guest lecturer on topics ranging from constitutional law to trial practice, and Mr. Kramer frequently lectures on a broad spectrum of various legal and business issues. Mr. Kramer serves also as a Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles Superior Court and as a Mediator. He is a past president of the Los Angeles West Inns of Court, a national organization dedicated to bringing back professionalism and civility into the legal profession and serves on numerous Boards of Directors and serves as an officer in many companies. . Mr. Kramer is a licensed real estate broker and has spent considerable time providing legal services in connection with real estate issues relating to loan modification and loss mitigation, land use and zoning, environmental issues, easements, construction and development, finance, and landlord tenant matters. Mr. Kramer received his undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University and his Juris Doctorate from the Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C. For information, visit the Firm’s website at http://www.kramer-kaslow.com.

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