Adam Palmersheim

Adam received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and his Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School in Des Moines, Iowa. He is a member of the North Carolina and Iowa State Bar Associations, as well as the Polk County (IA) and Mecklenburg County (NC) Bar Associations. Adam has been involved …

Ace Van Patten

Ace is the Managing Attorney of ALAW’s Nevada office and has represented lenders, servicers, and beneficiaries since 2010 in bankruptcy, contested litigation, and foreclosure related cases in local, state, and federal courts at all levels. Ace is admitted to all state and federal courts in both Nevada and Idaho, as well as the 9th Circuit …

Jonathan Smothers

Jonathan is the managing attorney for ALAW’s Alabama Office. Jonathan graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and received his Juris Doctorate from Thomas Goode Jones School of Law. For over 9 years, real estate issues have been centric to the focus of Jonathan’s practice. Prior to joining ALAW, Jonathan was the senior attorney …

Kristin McDonald

Kristin is the Managing Attorney of ALAW’s Arizona Office. Since 2010, Kristin has focused her practice in the area of creditors’ rights. Kristin has represented mortgage lenders in bankruptcy actions, eviction actions, surplus funds actions, title curative matters, and foreclosure-related litigation throughout Arizona state, federal, appellate, and bankruptcy courts. Kristin is a current member of …

Valerie Rohling, Esq.

Valerie Rohling is the Managing Attorney for ALAW’s New York Transactional Real Estate Division.  She has extensive experience in representing mortgage lenders and asset management companies, having previously managed the REO and Title division of a national title and settlement company for over 10 years prior to joining ALAW.  Valerie also regularly represents Buyers and …