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Polunsky Beitel Green Announces Major Houston Expansion
NEWS: 10-01-21

Houston, Texas; October 1, 2021—Polunsky Beitel Green LLP, Texas' oldest and largest law firm specializing in residential mortgage document preparation and review, today announced that it will expand its Houston operations into the 5555 San Felipe Tower in Houston, TX. on October 1, 2021.

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87th Texas Legislature 87.19
NEWS: 06-01-21

On or about June 21st (after the Governor’s veto deadline), our final 87th Texas Legislative update will bring you a more focused summary of what changes in law might enter your daily lives as a mortgage originator in Texas.

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87th Texas Legislature 87.12
NEWS: 04-19-21

This week’s focus on bills of big impact that might become law relates to preparing for the ever-growing role of technology in financial services. Texas has in recent years been a national leader in creating legal structure for things like remote on-line notaries led by TMBA General Counsel John Fleming. The three bills highlighted here, all sponsored by PIFS Vice Chair Rep. Tan Parker, seek to maintain this leadership role.

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87th Texas Legislature 87.11
NEWS: 04-12-21

This week’s focus on bills of big impact that might become law relates to the two biggest current regulatory fears regarding consumers’ personal identifiable information exposed by Third Party Vendors and Cyber Security breaches.

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87th Texas Legislature 87.10
NEWS: 04-05-21

I had the privilege of testifying before House Pensions, Investments and Financial Services on March 31st, in support of HB3472, but we will save that discussion for another time. This week’s focus on bills of big impact that might become law relates to acceptable residential valuations by licensed appraisers.

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87th Texas Legislature 87.8
NEWS: 03-22-21

Today, day 70 is the exact midpoint of the 140-day 87th Session. The relative quiet in the legislature this past week is like being in the eye of the Hurricane.

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87th Texas Legislature 87.7
NEWS: 03-15-21

March 12th was the final date for filing new bills with very few exceptions. The deadline ended in a flurry of 964 bills introduced on just the final day, bringing the total number filed this session to 6,699

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87th Texas Legislature 87.5
NEWS: 03-01-21

The House Pensions Investments and Financial Services Committee’s first organizational meeting and introductory presentations by overseen state agencies is scheduled for 8:00am Wednesday March 3rd.

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87th Texas Legislature 87.4
NEWS: 02-22-21

In Vol. 3 we listed the members appointed to the House Pension, Investments, and Financial Services (PIFS) Committee and Senate Business and Commerce (B&C) who will likely hear any mortgage related bills.

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87th Texas Legislature 87.3
NEWS: 02-08-21

In the midst of the pandemic disruptions, a word of good news is the stability and leadership for the members of the two committees where the majority of mortgage and financial issues appear. Now that committees are formed bills can be referred out.

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87th Texas Legislature 87.2
NEWS: 02-01-21

This evening Governor Abbott will deliver his State of the State Address. In this speech he can name emergency items making those issues the sole areas the legislature is allow to pass bills on within the first 60 days of the session. Governor Abbott’s recent comments might hint at funding protections for law enforcement and liability protections for businesses concerning COVID-19 as emergency items on his agenda.

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87th Texas Legislature 87.1
NEWS: 01-15-21

In a typical Texas Legislative Session over 6,000 proposed bills are filed before the deadline. This session’s filing deadline is March 12th. Early filing this session has been heavier than in years past with 1,355 prefilled bills as of January 8th.

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87th Texas Legislature
NEWS: 01-15-21
(Updated 03-25-2021)

The following bills have not been assigned a Committee Hearing date. If they are they will be brought forward the Bills on the Move report.

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Polunsky Beitel Green Welcomes Mimi Paxson to Business Development Role
NEWS: 01-12-21

San Antonio, Texas; January 13, 2021—Polunsky Beitel Green LLP, Texas' oldest law firm specializing in residential mortgage document preparation and review, today announced it has secured industry-leading sales expert Mimi T. Paxson as Associate Director of Business Development. In this role, she will support the Director of Business Development Stacey Maisano to promote the firm and eClosePlus, the firm’s electronic closing solution built specifically for the mortgage industry.

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Lou Ann Davis Joins Polunsky Beitel Green as as Director of Document Preparation Lending
NEWS: 05-18-20

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - May 18, 2020 - Polunsky Beitel Green LLP, Texas' oldest law firm specializing in residential mortgage document preparation and review, announced that Lou Ann Davis has joined the firm as the Director of Document Preparation. Davis will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s document preparation and review department, as well as providing continuing training for her seasoned staff. Additionally, Davis will be charged with maintaining PBG's excellent customer service standards enjoyed by clients throughout the country.

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Texas Mortgage Bankers Association Honors Polunsky Beitel Green's Amy Coke
NEWS: 05-23-18

DALLAS/SAN ANTONIO – The mortgage banking lawyers at Polunsky Beitel Green, LLP, are proud to announce that the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association recently honored the firm’s Amy Coke with the 2018 Larry E. Temple Distinguished Service Award based on her extraordinary leadership and service to the association and the mortgage banking industry.

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Marty Green Discusses Proposition 2 on TribTalk
NEWS: 10-23-17

DALLAS/SAN ANTONIO – G. Martin “Marty” Green of Polunsky Beitel Green, LLP, recently published an article in the Texas Tribune TribTalk feature regarding Proposition 2. Proposition 2 will expand Texans' choice and flexibility in refinancing homes to access their hard-earned home equity.

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