26 August Update : It looks like K & L Gates is possible Special Counsel. Take a look:
Oh, brother. Remember last year when I told you about the file that had the two Allonges in it, one direct from Deep Green to Wachovia/Wells Fargo and one endorsed in blank? And how when I asked WF which one was attached to the Note, they told me it was the one in blank.... which was bullshit because they are only saying that so that they can play the bearer paper game, right: Holder of the Note has the Right to Foreclose.
You see, when I asked for the Original Note it was MIA but they had some guy who actually worked at Kay Jewelers or Zales -- one of the two I forget -- sign a Lost Note Affidavit even though he couldn't have any Actual or Constructive Knowledge of what the hell he was talking about because he was busy slinging lowbrow jewelry to the masses when the family allegedly signed the Note. Insane, right? But welcome to the Wacky World of Wells Fargo. Honorable U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain cracked Wells Fargo's head open over similar fabrications not long ago so one would think they would learn, right? Apparently not, so they want to pass this Rule 11 hot mess on to the next Counsel, so I can go badger them when it comes time for a public Court hearing right.
Well anyway since that time we've seen Marie McDonnell review the purported Allonges and she agreed and went on to say that they're not even recordable documents.
Meanwhile in the related Foreclosure Case Snohomish County No. 16-2-02643-3, Wells Fargo even committed a Rule 11 violation in my opinion by arguing that they were in First Position. This is an argument heretofore never advanced and believe me I have been deep into it with their Routh, Crabtree & Olsen ("RCO") attorneys for more than a year as a housing advocate before referring it out to Learned Counsel Scott Stafne. So Ms. McDonnell and Attorney Stafne worked together and Counterclaimed a Fair Debt Collection Practices ("FDCPA") Action, which apparently predicated RCO or the client (WF) to punt for new, Special Counsel, identity not disclosed. And when I say not disclosed, I mean not disclosed for a couple of weeks now to my understanding.
The family's renewed offer of Settlement remains stagnant and on the table, I guess. Guessing is all one can do at this point because none of this makes any sense. Read the recent emails below with RCO Attorneys Synova M.L. Edwards and Janaya L. Carter at the helm: