Admitted to Bar, New York, the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York and the District of Columbia.
Education: State University of New York at Binghamton (B.A. 1973); St. John’s University-School of Law (J.D. 1978).
Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Commercial Transactions.
2011 Campaign Manager for Dan Palmieri, Nassau County Supreme Court Justice
Activities: Adjunct Professor of Law, St. John’s University School of Law, 1988 – present; (Real Estate Finance/Suretyship and Mortgages; Real Estate Drafting); Super Lawyer 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
Member: Board of Directors, St. John’s University School of Law Alumni Association (Member 1988-present; President 2002-2004); International Network of Boutique Law Firms (INBLF), (Member 2004 – present; President, New York Chapter, 2008 – 2011); New York State Bar Associations.
Publications: How to Handle Your First Foreclosure, published by Practicing Law Institute, Real Property Foreclosure: A Step-by-Step Workshop and Advanced Issues in Real Estate, both published by National Business Institute, Title Examination in New York and Foreclosure and Repossession in New York, both published by Lorman Educational Services. His article entitled “Bundled Real Estate Services and Closing Cost Estimate: Give Clients a Straight Answer,” was published by the New York Real Property Law Journal, a publication distributed by the NY State Bar Association and republished by DeNovo, the St. John’s University School of Law Alumni Magazine.
Practice areas: Mortgage Foreclosure, Mortgage Closings, Real Estate Transactions, Bankruptcy and Litigation.
Mr. Roach, former CEO of a mortgage banking company, established the law firm that bears his name in 1979. His experience as a mortgage banker and his knowledge of accounting and finance add a special dimension to the firm’s Foreclosure, Litigation, and Mortgage practices. The firm is fully automated and prides itself on its creative solutions to foreclosure problems and its responsiveness to its clients.
EN-CHIA ANNA LIN
Admitted to Bar, New York, New Jersey and New Jersey District Court; United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Education: The Johns Hopkins University (B.A. Economics, 2004); St. John’s University-School of Law (J.D. 2007).
Member: New York State Bar Association, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
Practice areas: Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Mortgage Foreclosure, Mortgage Closings, Real Estate Transactions.
En-Chia Anna Lin has risen through the ranks, from Intern to Staff Attorney to Managing Foreclosure Attorney to Partner to Principal, and today supervises all of the day-to-day operations of the firm. During her tenure, she has been instrumental in the significant growth and development of our client relationships.
Admitted to Bar: New York in 2001
Education: St. John’s University (B.S. 1997); Touro College-Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center (J.D. 2000).
Practice areas: Mortgage Foreclosure, Mortgage Closings, Real Estate Transactions, Evictions and Litigation.
Admitted to Bar: New York Bar in 2011, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
Education: Sacred Heart University (B.S. 2005); Touro College-Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center (J.D. 2010)
Member: Suffolk County Bar Association
Practice Areas: Foreclosure
LINAYE L. JONES
Admitted to Bar: New York State Bar
Education: John Jay College, Bachelor of Arts, Government, June 2005/ New York Law School, Juris Doctor, May 2016
Member: New York State Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association and Queens County Bar Association
Practice Areas: Real Estate Transactions
MICHAEL C MANNIELLO
Admitted to Bar: New York, Connecticut, United States District Court, Eastern, Western, Northern, Southern Districts of New York, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Education: New York University, Stern School of Business (B.S. 1985); Hofstra University School of Law (J.D. 1987).
Publications: “Traveling the Long Road to Commercial Foreclosure” – Commercial Mortgage Insight; “A Tale of Two “HOPE-Ahs” (co-author) – USFN Report; “Charging a Fax Fee or Providing a Payoff Letter” – USFN Report; “Yield Spread Premiums – Justifiable Compensation or Loan Bounty” – USFN Report.
Mr. Manniello has made numerous appearances before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York. There he has argued complex issues including usury, waiver and the effect of a notice of pendency. Both the bench and bar have cited favorable decisions issued in those matters.
Mr. Manniello is a former member of the USFN a national organization of attorneys servicing America’s mortgage banking industry wherein he was chair of the legal issues committee and regularly wrote and lectured on mortgage lending and foreclosure related issues. He has lectured on mortgage foreclosure in the New York State Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Program and served on the committee which brought about development of a dedicated mortgage foreclosure part in the Supreme Court, Kings County.
Mr. Manniello participated in the development of standardized motion papers and orders in that court and consulted court personnel on mortgage foreclosures.
Admitted to Bar: New York Bar in 2013
Education: Hofstra University (B.A. 2008); Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center (J.D. 2013)
Member: New York State Bar Association
Practice Areas: Mortgage Foreclosure
Admitted to Bar: New York, United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Education: Hofstra University (B.B.A. Finance, 2004); Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D. 2009)
Practice areas: Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Landlord Tenant, Mortgage Foreclosure, Real Estate Transactions
Admitted to Bar: New York in 1993, the United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of New York; United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York; the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Second Judicial Circuit.
Education: The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (B.A. 1989); Hofstra University, Maurice A. Deane School of Law (J.D. 1992).
Awards: Recipient of Honors Convocation Award (University of Michigan, 1988).
Member: New York State Bar Association
Practice Areas: Bankruptcy; Litigation
TIMOTHY J MURTHA
Admitted to Bar, State of New York and Connecticut. Admitted to Eastern District of New YorkEducation: St. Anselm College (B.A. 1998); St. John’s University School of Law (J.D. 2001). Member International Law Review.
Publications: Medical Billing and Considerations, The National List of Attorneys Volume 87, April 2011
Member: New York State Bar Association, National Law List, Columbia Law List, The Forwarders List of Attorney, National Association of Subrogation Professionals
Experience: Over ten years litigating collection cases in the collection industry, including trials throughout the State of New York.