ACMA is proud of the fact that our Members (Fellows) are considered to be the best of the best in the mortgage law industry, and they make a point of giving back to the industry. To maintain this high-level of excellence, fellowship in the Association is by nomination only.
To be considered for membership, a qualified lawyer must be nominated by an ACMA Fellow and must meet rigorous criteria.
be licensed to practice in the highest court in their state/province
be a distinguished practitioner in the law relating to real estate mortgage transactions
have distinguished themselves through their
bar association activities
writing articles and/or program materials
drafting legislation or participating in the legislative process; or
writing briefs and/or arguing cases of significant precedent to mortgage transactions or parties involved therein
has been active for not less than five years in the practice of law representing on a regular basis (as outside counsel or staff counsel) for one or more parties involved with real estate lending transactions (or disputes arising therefrom) including, but not limited to, lenders, borrowers, title companies, and law schools with related curriculum, or institutional real estate mortgage lenders.
If you are interested in becoming an ACMA Fellow and do not have a nominator, please contact an ACMA Fellow within your state or province for further details. If you have questions about the nomination process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note: The Membership Committee meets once annually in March, at which time nominations for new Fellows are reviewed. The deadline for nominations is typically mid-February.
For more information on the nomination process, please contact us at email@example.com.
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