Valerie Rohling, Esq.

Jim Albertelli

James E. Albertelli, Esq.

Chief Executive Officer

Jim Albertelli

James E. Albertelli, Esq.

Chief Executive Officer

Jim is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ALAW. He founded the Firm in 1997 after practicing as an Assistant District Attorney in Georgia. He developed his expertise litigating in the State and Federal Courts of Florida and

Angela Little

Angela Little, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Angela Little

Angela Little, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Angela serves as the Chief Financial Officer with 18 years of industry experience. Angela graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Accounting and is licensed as a CPA in the State of Florida.

Natalia Larson, Esq.

Senior Counsel, Legal Compliance

Natalia Larson, Esq.

Senior Counsel, Legal Compliance

Jeffrey Fraser, Esq.

Partner, Bankruptcy

Jeffrey Fraser, Esq.

Partner, Bankruptcy

Jeffrey Fraser is a Bankruptcy attorney at ALAW and focuses his attention on representing secured lenders and assuring that such creditors’ interests are protected in Chapters 7, 11, and 13. In his practice, Jeffrey handles contested litigation, including, but not

Nate Gryglewicz, Esq.

Partner, Florida Foreclosure

Nate Gryglewicz, Esq.

Partner, Florida Foreclosure

Nate graduated from the University of Tennessee and Stetson University College of Law. He has more than 11 years of experience representing creditors and mortgage servicers in civil litigation. His practice involves managing the Florida foreclosure and partnering with our

Jonathan D. Sawyer, Esq.

Managing Partner, Title and Settlement

Jonathan D. Sawyer, Esq.

Managing Partner, Title and Settlement

Jonathan is the Managing Partner, Title and Closing at ALAW. He has been with the Firm since receiving his undergraduate degree from The University of Florida and his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College. Jonathan provides executive oversight for the

Stacy Mestayer, Esq.

Managing Partner, General Counsel

Stacy Mestayer, Esq.

Managing Partner, General Counsel

Stacy is the Managing Partner, General Counsel at ALAW's Tampa Headquarters. She has practiced law in both the public and private sectors, developing expertise in corporate law and across multiple real estate verticals, including finance, title, closing and foreclosure. In

George Albertelli

Chief Financial Officer, Emeritus

George Albertelli

Chief Financial Officer, Emeritus

For the past fifteen years, George Albertelli has been Chief Financial Officer for ALAW and its related companies. In this role, George has been responsible for financial and administrative initiatives that include the maintenance of banking relationships (including debt management),

Philip Reznik, Esq.

Managing Attorney, General Litigation

Philip Reznik, Esq.

Managing Attorney, General Litigation

Lauren Heggestad, Esq.

Senior Counsel, Florida

Lauren Heggestad, Esq.

Senior Counsel, Florida

Ryan Cook

Executive Vice President / Controller

Ryan Cook

Executive Vice President / Controller

Ryan currently serves as Executive Vice President and Controller for ALAW and its affiliated companies. He graduated from College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and has worked in the mortgage

Justin Ritchie, Esq

Justin Ritchie, Esq.

Senior Counsel, Florida

Justin Ritchie, Esq

Justin Ritchie, Esq.

Senior Counsel, Florida

Scott Walter

Chief Operations Officer

Scott Walter

Chief Operations Officer

With over 20 years of distressed asset experience, Scott serves as Chief Operational Officer and is responsible for ALAW and InfoEx business development and strategy. Prior to joining the ALAW team, Scott served as Senior Vice President of Servicing Solutions

Johanna Harrington, Esq.

Managing Attorney, U.S. Virgin Islands

Johanna Harrington, Esq.

Managing Attorney, U.S. Virgin Islands

Johanna Harrington joined the firm in 2017 to manage its U.S. Virgin Islands office. Johanna has lived in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands for over 11 years and during that time, she has practiced in a variety of areas. She

Stuart Smith, Esq.

Of Counsel, Default Services

Stuart Smith, Esq.

Of Counsel, Default Services

Stuart graduated from Nova Southeastern University Law Center, becoming a member of the Florida Bar in 1994. He has extensive litigation experience in both civil and criminal courts and has represented lenders and creditors for over 20 years, time in

John Shelley

Executive Vice President, Default

John Shelley

Executive Vice President, Default

John joined ALAW with over 25 years of default servicing and mortgage origination experience. He most recently served as the Vice President of Foreclosure at Select Portfolio Servicing (SPS). During his 14-year tenure with SPS, John successfully managed multiple initiatives

William Koehler, Esq.

Managing Attorney, South Carolina

William Koehler, Esq.

Managing Attorney, South Carolina

William S. Koehler is the Managing Attorney of ALAW’s South Carolina Default practice.  He concentrates his practice in mortgage foreclosures, creditor bankruptcy, real estate, evictions and other mortgage related matters.  Beginning in 2006 he has represented mortgage lenders and servicers

Melanie Everritt

Vice President, Title and Settlement

Melanie Everritt

Vice President, Title and Settlement

Melanie brings over 15 years experience to the ALAW / Brightline Title team and has a passion for examining metes and bounds legal. "I am always striving to figure out a better way and put the puzzle pieces together for our

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James McPherson, ESQ

James McPherson, Esq.

Managing Attorney, Arkansas

James McPherson, ESQ

James McPherson, Esq.

Managing Attorney, Arkansas

James received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hendrix College, and his Juris Doctorate, with honors, from UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law. He is admitted to the State of Arkansas bar. James has been involved in the mortgage

Kirsten Piechotta

Director, Default

Kirsten Piechotta

Director, Default

Kirsten Piechotta is the Director of Defaults at ALAW's Tampa headquarters. She began her career with us in 2012, eight (8) years ago, as the Skip Trace Manager. Before she joined the ALAW team, Kirsten came from ten (10) years

David W. Neill, Esq.

Managing Attorney, North Carolina

David W. Neill, Esq.

Managing Attorney, North Carolina

David W. Neill is the Managing Attorney for Default Services in the firm's Charlotte office. He brings over 20 years of default services experience to the firm, and has handled all aspects of the foreclosure process, from initiation to completion.

Cory Sims, Esq.

Managing Attorney, Georgia

Cory Sims, Esq.

Managing Attorney, Georgia

Mark Lembright

Mark Lembright, Esq.

Partner, Albertelli Law Partners Ohio

Mark Lembright

Mark Lembright, Esq.

Partner, Albertelli Law Partners Ohio

Mark is the Partner over bankruptcy for Albertelli Law Partners Ohio, representing creditors in all phases of bankruptcy litigation, including Chapter 7, 11 and 13. He regularly appears in all bankruptcy courts in Ohio on behalf of the Firm’s national

Antonio Scarlato, Esq.

Partner, Albertelli Law Partners Ohio

Antonio Scarlato, Esq.

Partner, Albertelli Law Partners Ohio

Tony oversees the real estate default practice for Albertelli Law Partners Ohio, including foreclosures, evictions, and related real estate litigation. Tony has extensive experience in the areas of real estate default, legal compliance and real estate litigation. He helped lead

Michael N. Wennerlund, Esq.

Managing Attorney, Tennessee

Michael N. Wennerlund, Esq.

Managing Attorney, Tennessee

Michael N. Wennerlund is a native of Brentwood, Tennessee near Nashville. He graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, minoring in Economics, and from the University of Tennessee with a Masters of Arts in Political

Philip Traynor

Managing Attorney, Texas

Philip Traynor

Managing Attorney, Texas

Valerie Rohling, Esq.

Managing Attorney, New York

Valerie Rohling, Esq.

Managing Attorney, New York

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

Kelley Dodge

Kelley Dodge

Director, Human Resources

Kelley Dodge

Kelley Dodge

Director, Human Resources