What I Learned From Being the Lead Plaintiff in Wright vs. Bank of America

Yesterday I posted Why Can’t My Clients from Brookstone Law Get a Fair Shake? and it reminded me to reconnect with John Wright, who had a very active blog on the mortgage modification problems facing consumers. John was also the lead plaintiff in Wright et. al. vs. Bank of America which was the sharp end … Read more

Damian Kutzner Keeps Putting Off His Criminal Sentencing for Mass Joinder Scam

Damian Kutzner is a name some may recognize having been the alleged mastermind behind the failed debt relief efforts of United Law Group, and Brookstone Law. In 2014 Kutzner was charged with criminal activity for his role in United Law Group. The United States alleged Kutzner directed and controlled the activities of United Law Group … Read more

Brookstone Law and Cast of Players Hit Hard by FTC for Shenanigans

I wish I was above saying “I told you so” but I’ve been working on this story since 2011 and put in a lot of effort on this. So this time I’m going to have to say “I told you so.” You can see my past stories on the group, here. The Federal Trade Commission … Read more

Debt Relief Attorney Kills Mother. Another Loses License.

Tragic is all I can think of to describe the subsequent events that happened to United Law Group and Brookstone Law. United Law Group (ULG) was an Irvine California operation that was selling hope to avoid the loss of your home to foreclosure. You can click here for past articles on ULG. In 2010, United … Read more

Robert J. Buscho & Anaheim Legal Center Law Offices of Kenneth W. Szalonek Mystery

A tipster (send in your tips here) sent me a message and said I should take a look at centerlegal.com (abogadolegal.com) regarding a .Robert J Buscho. The message said: “Please follow this link to the site [Robert J. Buscho] is still advertising himself as an attorney on. He does not speak Spanish and he has … Read more

United Law Group – Consumer Complaint – 3-20-2012

Date This Problem Happened: December 8, 2008 State You Live in: Florida Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $6,000 Company Name: United Law Group Company Address: 2400 Main Street Irvine, CA 92614 Company Telephone Number: 800-670-5578 Website of Company: unitedlawgroup.com Consumer Statement: I paid 3000.00 for one property And another 3,000.00 … Read more

United Law Group – Consumer Complaint 10-6-2011

Date This Problem Happened: May 5, 2009 State You Live in: California Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $5,300 Company Name: United Law Group Company Address: 2525 Campus Drive Irvine, CA 92612 Website of Company: unitedlawgroup.com Consumer Statement: We were told we would be getting a loan modification on the first and second … Read more

Vito Torchia Jr. of Brookstone Law is My Hero Today for Laying Out the Mass Joinder History

I’ve written before about Brookstone Law and it’s managing lawyer, Vito Torchia, Jr. Click here for past articles. Some of those article have touch off firestorms and threats to sue me and this site. But I do always try to be fair and today I am declaring Vito Torchia, Jr. day on the GetOutOfDebt.org site. … Read more

Previous Employees of United Law Group Help Start Brookstone Law

Update 4-8-2011: Brookstone Law is involved in seeking consumers to join mass joinder cases and while this article talks boldly about Brrokstone Law I’ve also published others in which I’ve praised Vito Torchia, Jr. of Brookstone Law. Anyone reading this article and wanting to know more about the reality of the players in the mass … Read more

United Law Group Class Action Case Over Loan Modifications, Moving Ahead

Loan modification attorney Sean Rutledge and firm United Law Group lost a recent round in a class action case moving forward in California. The Fourth District Court of Appeal has ruled that a former client can proceed with a suit alleging that Irvine attorney Sean Rutledge, who resigned from the State Bar in November amid … Read more

United Law Group Files Bankruptcy. Lawyer Surrenders License. Hands Company to New Lawyer.

In what is the prelude to a sad series of debt relief companies that will probably fail soon, United Law Group, a debt relief law firm out of California, has filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy. I don’t hold out much hope they will survive so I’m going to declare them headed towards the dead pile. … Read more

United Law Group Attorney – Pissed Off.

Press release from United Law Group today that handles debt settlement cases, among others. You would think that if United Law Group was a stickler for details and keeping records they’d recognize the reporter was Paul Elias, not Paul Alias. Refuting assertions that United Law Group is ‘either unscrupulous or incompetent’, the firm’s senior managing … Read more

Kirkland Green Review

Address: 2400 Main St Second Floor Irvine, California 92614 Corporate records say it is: Don Kim 6529 Berry Ave Buena Park, CA 90602 The Association of Settlement Companies disclosure on their site says: Kirkland Green 1117 Desert Lane #1043 Las Vegas, NV 89102 It is actually a Nevada corporation with all the positions held by … Read more