MANAGING PARTNERS AND ATTORNEYS

Gary D. Marinosci, Esq., Chairman

Admitted in RI & MA
As the founding partner of Marinosci Law Group, PC, Mr. Marinosci concentrates his practice on representing national creditors in all aspects of real estate.  As President of Liberty Title & Escrow Company, he has extensive experience in residential, commercial and REO real estate closings.  In addition, he has more than a decade of experience ensuring his clients are in compliance with all state lending regulations. 

Education
Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D. 
University of Notre Dame Law School in London
Bentley College, B.S.

Professional associations and awards
Massachusetts Bar Association
Rhode Island Bar Association

Email: gmarinosci@mlg-defaultlaw.com
Phone: 401-234-9200

Christopher K. Baxter, Esq., Firm Managing Partner

Admitted in AR, TX
Mr. Baxter, Managing Partner for Texas serves as the Texas client liaison to all Marinosci companies, and as President of Consolidated Default Services, a company that assists mortgage servicing clients with national bankruptcy matters of all types.

Mr. Baxter began his mortgage banking career in 1997 at GE Capital Mortgage Servicing. In 2000, Mr. Baxter founded Baxter & Schwartz, P.C., a Texas default servicing law firm, leading the firm’s expansion to a multi-state practice over the next decade. He was also President of American Dream Recovery Solutions, LLC, one of the first loss mitigation and home retention service providers created by a mortgage banking law firm to assist distressed homeowners during the 2007 mortgage crisis. ADRS held debt collection licenses in all 50 states and was later acquired by a national financial company. After a 2009 merger with the LOGS Group, Mr. Baxter moved his mortgage banking practice to Dallas in 2010 before partnering with MLG.

Education
Texas Southern Univ. School of Law, J.D.
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, M.B.A.
Harvard Business School, Masters Certificate, Leading Professional Service Firms
Texas A&M University, B.A., Military History

Professional associations and awards
2013 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac “no objection” notices - Texas GSE files
Texas Bar Association
Arkansas Bar Association
2008 Fannie Mae Retained Attorney - Texas
Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
Texas A&M Association of Former Students
Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets Association
Federal Aviation Administration Pilot

Office Phone: 972-331-2300
Direct Phone: 972-331-2320
Email: cbaxter@mlg-defaultlaw.com

David M. Bengs, Esq., Managing Attorney

Admitted in IN and MI
Mr. Bengs is the managing attorney of Marinosci Law Group, P.C. Indiana office. As such, he is responsible for foreclosure, litigation, eviction, and bankruptcy operations in the Indiana office. He has been a practicing attorney in the foreclosure and real estate law since 1992. He represents national lenders and servicers in foreclosure and bankruptcy matters in state, federal and bankruptcy courts.

Education:
Ohio Northern University School of Law, J.D.
Indiana University B.S. Public Affairs

Professional Associations and awards:
Indiana State Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association
Michigan State Bar Association

Office Phone: 219-462-5104
Email: dbengs@mlg-defaultlaw.com

Diana A. Carpintero, Managing Partner, IL

Admitted in IL
Diana A. Carpintero is the Managing Partner of MLG’s IL and WI offices. As such, she is responsible for foreclosure, litigation, eviction, bankruptcy, and REO operations. She possesses 18-years’ of experience in creditor’s rights, commercial services and default servicing. Ms. Carpintero focuses her practice in default operations, auditing, compliance management and firm case management and technology. Ms. Carpintero is an active member of various mortgage industry organizations and is well-known for her breadth of knowledge of the default foreclosure process.

Education
John Marshall Law School, J.D.
Rockford University f/k/a Rockford College, B.A.

Professional associations and awards
American Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Creditor’s Rights Bar Association

Phone: 312-940-8588
Email: dcarpintero@mlg-defaultlaw.com

Derek R. Cournoyer, Esq., Managing Partner

Admitted in RI
Derek R. Cournoyer, VP Quality Assurance, is responsible for firm-wide quality control and manages the firm’s Compliance Department. Mr. Cournoyer brings a wealth of experience in residential, commercial, and REO real estate law to the firm. Prior to taking on an executive role he was the firm’s lead Rhode Island attorney. Mr. Cournoyer demonstrates the practical skills and knowledge necessary to ensure client satisfaction across all fronts and has been recognized for his zeal, compassion, integrity, and timeliness to all client matters. As the firm’s go-to expert for all things related to communications, client systems, investor and regulatory compliance, scorecards, training, analytic reviews, audits (internal and external), and process changes, he aims to always be accessible and responsive.

Education
Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D. & Law Review Board Member
Boston University, B.A.

Professional associations and awards
Rhode Island Bar Association

Direct Phone: 954-332-9474
Email: dcournoyer@mlg-defaultlaw.com

LaDawna Fleckenstein, Managing Attorney

Admitted in AR
Office Phone: 501-663-6200
Fax: 501-663-6201
Email: lfleckenstein@mlg-defaultlaw.com

Chad A. Morrone, Esq., Managing Attorney for Massachusetts and Connecticut

Admitted in MA & CT
Mr. Morrone is Managing Attorney for Massachusetts and Connecticut, and he has over 12 years experience managing foreclosure and bankruptcy matters in several New England states. He has established and maintains loyal and profitable business relationships with key personnel in the real estate industry. He is also responsible for coaching/training staff and overseeing performance. Prior to joining MLG, Mr. Morrone led a successful solo practice, which he started a week after being sworn into the bar.

Education
New England School of Law, J.D.
Bentley University, B.S.

Professional associations and awards
Massachusetts Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association

Office Phone: 401-234-9200
Direct Phone: 401-234-9075
Email: cmorrone@mlg-defaultlaw.com

David Noyce, Esq., Managing Attorney, KS & MO

Admitted in KS & MO
Mr. Noyce, Managing Partner for Kansas and Missouri, has over 15 years of providing default legal services to creditors and servicers. In addition to foreclosure and bankruptcy representation, Mr. Noyce also provides clients with alternative collection services such as suits on promissory notes and garnishments. David also has an extensive background assisting clients with various real estate title needs such as quiet title suits. Prior to joining the firm, he was the co-founding partner of a Kansas City based law firm for 7 years. Prior to starting his own firm, David worked at a national default legal servicing company. His background in both private practice and in the servicing realm has helped provide David with a unique perspective in the default industry.

 

Education
University of Kansas School of Law, J.D.
University of Kansas, B.A.
Professional associations and awards

Professional associations and awards
Kansas Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association

Phone: 913-800-2021
Email: dnoyce@mlg-defaultlaw.com