Padgett Law Group Expands Service in Indiana, Hires Statewide Team

Indiana Law Firm Fitzwater Mercer to Close, Default Legal Team Moves to Padgett Law Group
[ATLANTA, GA | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10] Padgett Law Group (PLG), a leading creditors' rights law firm, today announced its expansion of service to include the state of Indiana effective January 1, 2021. The expansion builds on PLG's existing operations in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, and Ohio. The firm also offers national bankruptcy, replevin, and business purpose loan services to its mortgage servicing, investor, banking, credit union, and other financial services industry clients.

Local law firm Fitzwater Mercer will cease operations on December 31, 2020. Joining the PLG Indiana team effective January 1, 2021 are the following new staff members: Jennifer Fitzwater, Esq., Supervising Attorney – Indiana; Jolynn Vanhorn, Bankruptcy Specialist; Elizabeth Farris, Foreclosure Specialist; and Pam Bejar, Foreclosure Specialist. Indiana operations, like all PLG states of practice, will be on CaseAware, the firm's system of record, and be supported by the firm's Executive Directors of Default Operations and Bankruptcy Operations; Marketing and Business Development; Financial Operations; and all other firm-wide operational and support services, structures, and technology.

“Throughout 2020, the leadership team across Padgett Law Group has been diligently focused on how the firm exits the pandemic and the value-adds we can bring our clients as the industry returns to normal operations in 2021. This expansion of service and growth in Indiana positions us for a strong start to the new year. We welcome the new Indiana team to the PLG family and we look forward to integrating them into our culture, growing our client base, and improving the quality and breadth of service we provide,” said Chief Development Officer Robyn Padgett.

An updated contact matrix including new Indiana contacts will be distributed to existing PLG clients and those of Jennifer Fitzwater, Esq. prior to PLG's Indiana expansion on January 1, 2021. To onboard Padgett Law Group or explore the firm's other state or national services, contact today to discuss opportunities to partner.

About Padgett Law Group
Padgett Law Group (PLG) is an elite, full-service creditors' rights law firm with practices in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, Ohio, and Indiana. Additionally, PLG offers national bankruptcy, replevin, business purpose loan, and loss mitigation services. The firm's practice provides exclusive representation to institutional clients such as lenders, mortgage servicers, credit unions, banks, hedge funds, investors, and other financial services industry stakeholders. Leveraging technology in its partnerships with forward-thinking clients gives PLG the ability to focus on the aggressive management and processing of delinquent or underperforming loans, providing the firm's clients with an edge when curing or resolving complex legal matters. In 2019, PLG was recognized by The M Report, a leading default services industry publication, as a Top 25 Company to Work For and maintains active memberships with ALFN, LL100, MBA, and other industry and legal trade associations. Learn more at