ALFN offers members an opportunity to serve on small, issue or practice-specific groups. Seats are held by the company and are generally limited to a set number of members per group. Each group is led by a Chair and Leadership Team, and members serve for a term of one year starting Jan. 1 and ending Dec. 31. If you are an ALFN member in good standing, or a Mortgage Servicer, and interested in participating on one of the groups detailed below, please login and select the groups you'd like to join. For additional information on any ALFN group, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
GROUPS OPEN TO ALFN MEMBERS
JUNIOR PROFESSIONALS & EXECUTIVES GROUP
The ALFN Junior Professionals & Executives Group (JPEG) is the ALFN’s award-winning young professional’s network. JPEG focuses on career and business development and discusses issues including networking, marketing, practice area resources, public speaking and professional growth. JPEG organizes networking events, web-events and publishes an annual profile of stand-out young professionals, JPEG: Picture the Future. To join the JPEG group, young professionals must be under 40 years of age. JPEG meets quarterly and may schedule calls as needed. Learn More. JPEG Members follow the JPEG Section Code of Conduct.
WOMEN IN LEGAL LEADERSHIP
Women in Legal Leadership (WILL) is the ALFN's industry-leading group designed for women in the mortgage servicing inudstry. WILL hosts an annual summit in Washington, DC, offers its 300+ members quarterly teleconferences, mini-events at ANSWERS and throughout the year, and publishes its magazine, WILLed. Learn More. WILL Members follow the WILL Section Code of Conduct.
LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY POLICY GROUP
The Legislative & Regulatory Policy Group (LRPG) is ALFN's key government relations and advocacy-oriented group. The LRPG focuses on four strategic areas: emerging federal legislative issues; emerging state legislative issues; regulatory rule-making, implementation, and comment; and, legislative events and publications. The LRPG meets quarterly and may schedule calls as necessary. The LRPG is responsible for authoring/coordinating a Legislative & Regulatory Outlook insert in the Spring ALFN ANGLE digital magazine. The Group builds on recent regulatory, vendor management, and file volume issues affecting ALFN members operating primarily in the mortgage default space. Learn More
BANKRUPTCY PRACTICE GROUP
The ALFN Bankruptcy Practice Group (BKPG) focuses on recent cases, bankruptcy rules changes and other issues affecting mortgage servicers. The BKPG focuses on national, industry-wide issues, local bankruptcy rules and rule changes, new debt collection strategies, standing, and MERS, among others. The BKPG meets quarterly by teleconference and may schedule other calls as needed. The BKPG is responsible for coordinating two ALFN webinars annually; hosting one guest speaker teleconference; and authoring/coordinating digital content for the ALFN, its magazine, and contributing other legal updates for distribution. The BKPG is also responsible for helping plan the ALFN's Bankruptcy focused event in Dallas each Spring that we call Bankruptcy Intersect. Learn More
AMICUS BRIEF GROUP
The ALFN Amicus Brief Group monitors appellate cases with the potential for major industry or practitioner impact. The group reviews and approves submitted cases as well as coordinates position development, authorship, and submission of amicus briefs on behalf of the ALFN. The Amicus Brief Group meets as cases are suggested and thereafter as necessary. Learn More
COMPLEX LITIGATION PRACTICE GROUP
The Complex Litigation Practice Group (COMLIT) is a cross-practice group whose focus is on complex litigation covering all aspects of default services and creditors’ rights legal issues. Areas include foreclosure, REO, title, bankruptcy, class action, and other related complex litigation affecting the clients of ALFN member firms. COMLIT meets quarterly and may schedule calls as necessary. The COMLIT group plans webinars, trainings and speaking events featuring its members. Learn More.
MARKETING & EVENT PLANNING GROUP
The ALFN Marketing & Event Planning Group combines the important initiatives of advancing the brand value of the ALFN and its members, along with assisting in the planning of ALFN events. MEPG develops innovative marketing strategies, education/training programs and collaborates on relevant messages and materials. MPEG assists with servicer & colleague invitations to events, along with securing member sponsorships & assists with event schedules, activities and session planning. This group helps review submissions for ALFN event speakers and panel pitches. Learn More