How are you planning to move your firm forward in the new year? Are you aware of the sizable changes to American bankruptcy code supported by incoming political leadership? While many of the challenges of 2020 remain, there is opportunity for growth. As the leader in bankruptcy management software, Stretto can provide you with the most relevant information concerning policy change, alternative revenue recommendations, and give you resources your firm needs to grow in 2021. In January and February, Stretto is hosting a variety of webinars designed to help your firm begin the new year. You can learn more about each webinar and find the registration links below.

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Recorded February 9, 2021

Alternative Revenue Models: Mortgage Modification as a Legal Service
As COVID-19 relief measures have resulted in the delay of consumer-bankruptcy filings, Chapter 7 and 13 Attorneys have sought other avenues to maintain consistent cash flow. This introductory session will discuss mortgage modification as legal service offering and a viable revenue opportunity for select jurisdictions.

Consumer Bankruptcy 101

Stretto has developed this comprehensive six-week program for Attorneys interested in adding a consumer-bankruptcy offering to their law practice and those seeking to expand their current Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 practices.
Our experts will focus on two core areas: 1) Consumer bankruptcy law including marketing, client intake and retention, fee structure, and payment plans; and 2) Substantive case law and successfully delivering Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 legal services.

Recorded February 25, 2021

Accountability and Success: Leadership for Bankruptcy Professionals
In this session, attendees will learn a core set of simple processes, policies, and delivery methods created to increase transparency and effectiveness within any organization. The difference between successful professionals and those who struggle is rarely talent. This discussion will demonstrate that success often comes from one’s ability to master difficult conversations and provide constructive feedback while holding every person in the firm accountable.

Recorded March 4, 2021

How to Create a Law Firm Business Plan
This informative course, designed for attorneys new to the practice of bankruptcy law or for solo practitioners, will guide Attorneys through the step-by-step business plan creation.

Recorded March 18, 2021

Mortgage Modification within the Bankruptcy Court System
Stretto’s loan solution allows Chapter 7 and 13 Attorneys to offer mortgage modification services to their clients in select jurisdictions. This informative session will provide valuable details on the approved court programs, document preparation and submission process, and review how applications can easily be tracked and managed.

Recorded March 4, 2021

Law Firm Policies and Procedures
Law firms are successful at growing their business by implementing streamlined processes to effectively deliver high-quality work to their clients. This discussion addresses the importance of standardizing procedures so attorneys can best adapt to changing market conditions that impact operations.

Recorded July 13, 2021

How to Market and Deliver Mortgage Modification Services to Bankruptcy Clients
As the national mortgage moratorium instituted during the pandemic has once again been extended, law firms have an opportunity to provide relief to overwhelmed homeowners. In this session, attendees will glean insight into marketing and delivering mortgage modification services to clients while maintaining compliance with bar association rules of advertising and following court-approved mortgage modification program guidelines in their local jurisdiction.

Key takeaways:
– Discover how to market mortgage modification to attract new debtors and reconnect with previous clients to generate referrals
– Understand the process for filing a mortgage modification in accordance with your local bankruptcy court’s approved program
– Learn how to train staff on identifying opportunities to assist clients in default or facing foreclosure

Download webinar materials:
– Presentation PDF
– Marketing campaign template

Access DMM resources:
– Create a DMM account
– Mortgage modification fees
– List of approved program districts, rules and procedures

Recorded September 22, 2021

How to Build a Student Loan Management Offering
Student loan debt continues to make national headlines with a reform bill under consideration. However, there are student loan repayment solutions available to consumers now. This session will provide an overview of the nine federally-approved student loan programs and qualification factors.

Learn why leading bankruptcy firms are implementing student loan management service offerings and how to identify clients with an immediate need. The session will explain the difference between legal service delivery for clients inside an active bankruptcy and those who may not require filing.

Key takeaways:
• Understand federal student loan programs available to consumers
• View a demonstration of generating a qualification report and completing an application
• Leverage a recommended fee schedule and marketing materials

Download webinar materials:
– Presentation PDF
– Marketing resources and campaign template

Access DMM resources:
– Create a DMM account

See a brief overview of the most recent consumer-buying behavior trends and the processes law firms have created to increase client conversion and total fees collected.