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Three MCS Shareholders to Speak at 55th Annual UT-Law Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute Conference

McGuire, Craddock & Strother shareholders Steven Kennedy, Jonathan Thalheimer and Tom Whelan are featured presenters in the upcoming UT Law William W. Gibson, Jr. Mortgage Lending and Servicing Institute.  

In its 56th year, the two-day symposium highlights current developments and industry trends, offers practical information on real estate lending, financing and title issues, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources. 

Mr. Kennedy will highlight substantial changes made during the 2021 Texas Legislature to Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code governing the requirements for perfecting a mechanics’ lien on real property in Texas. 

In “Picking Your Poison: When and How to Seek Appointment of a Receiver for Borrower Defaults,” Mr. Whelan will lead a session focusing on strategies for using receiverships in foreclosure proceedings.  

On Day 2, Mr. Thalheimer is leading a session that highlights key elements in the transition from LIBOR to SOFR and what it means for capital markets and the real estate sector. 

Conference attendees are eligible for their full 15/3 Texas MCLE requirement. The event is Sept. 29-30 at the  AT&T Conference Center in Austin; the conference is also available as a remote eConference. Registration information and additional details are available here: