Appointment Of Margaret E. Cunningham And Erin K. McConnell

February 10, 2009

Gerner & Kearns Co., L.P.A., Names Two New Associates

Gerner & Kearns Co., L.P.A., is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret E. Cunningham and Erin K. McConnell as Associates in the firm's Default Services and Real Estate Practice Groups.

Cunningham received her J.D. from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law and is admitted to practice law in the States of Indiana and Kentucky as well as the United State District Court for both the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. Her primary areas of practice will be in the areas of mortgage banking litigation, Consumer Bankruptcy, Title Claims and Review, residential and commercial real estate closings and advising the firm's clients with respect to specific case law, statutes and house bills in her admitted states. Cunningham brings several years of experience to the firm in these areas both as a law clerk and in her practice experience.

McConnell received her J.D. from the Chase College of Law and is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio. Since joining Gerner & Kearns Co., L.P.A., in 2008 as a law clerk, McConnell has worked exclusively with firm's Founder, and Managing Partner, David E. Gerner, in the areas of REO titles, title curative, title underwriting and closing law. Her new focus will be acting as counsel to the firm's REO practice group where she will continue her focus on the aforementioned areas as well as working with the firm's title underwriters on any claims issues.

"We are pleased that Margaret has joined Gerner & Kearns Co., L.P.A., as we continue to expand our market share in both Indiana and Kentucky and her experience in mortgage banking, real estate and default law in those states will be integral to our expanded service offerings to our clients therein." said Managing Partner, David E. Gerner, Esq. "Erin has been a valued member of the Gerner & Kearns Co., L.P.A., family, and we are pleased to have her join us as an admitted attorney in the State of Ohio. We look forward to her serving our REO practice group, its clients and our underwriters as part of our legal team."

Ms. Cunningham can be reached at 513-241-7722, ext. 4009, via facsimile at 859-292-5435, or via email at [email protected]

Ms. McConnell can be reached at 513-241-7722, ext. 1629, via facsimile at 859-292-5351, or via email at [email protected]

Since its inception in 1987, Gerner & Kearns Co., L.P.A., has evolved into a creditors' rights law firm dedicated to the representation of the mortgage banking industry providing end-to-end solutions in the practice areas of Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, Evictions, Origination & REO Closings, Loss Mitigation and Commercial Litigation with respect to the industry's residential and commercial portfolios. Through the use of state-of-the-art technology, and the constant refinement of our processes and systems to ensure speed while maintaining quality and efficiency, the firm has become a recognized leader operating at the forefront of the default legal industry. As a result of this commitment to excellence, Gerner & Kearns Co., L.P.A., is both Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae designated with respect to its REO practice.

For more information about this press release, please contact Crystal Saresky at 859-547-4019 or by emailing Gerner & Kearns Co., L.P.A., at [email protected]

Corporate Office: 215 West Ninth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, 513-241-7722