Trina Goethals and Karl Schneider, recently concluded a mortgage fraud conspiracy criminal jury trial in Federal District Court. The Government brought allegations of bank fraud and money laundering, involving short sale transactions and the procurement of mortgage financing where loan proceeds were distributed to borrowers and facilitators in Ohio and Florida.
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Maguire & Schneider, LLP is pleased to announce that two of its Partners, Karl H. Schneider and Keith W. Schneider, were named 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers. Karl Schneider and Keith Schneider were additionally selected in the Top 50 in Columbus listing. We are also pleased to announce that Firm Attorneys Trina N. Goethals and Mark R. Meterko were named by Super Lawyers magazine as 2013 Ohio Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys representing a wide spectrum of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic […]
Trina Goethals successfully represented a Columbus brokerage in its capacity as a property manager. The Plaintiffs made a claim of nuisance due to excess noise and illegal activity allegedly caused by tenants occupying an apartment complex managed by the Defendant brokerage. After the Defendants prevailed on summary judgment in the trial court, Plaintiffs appealed to the Tenth District Court of Appeals. The case was affirmed in full on September 6, 2012 in favor of Defendants broker and owner. For the full opinion see: Hamilton v. Hibbs LLC, 2012 Ohio 4074 (10th […]
Karl Schneider and Trina Goethals successfully represented a brokerage in a breach of fiduciary duty claim, along with several ancillary issues, in which purchasers of real property sued the brokerage and its agent alleging that latent and patent defects were found for which they were not warned and not properly advised. Additionally, Plaintiffs contented that because the occupants had special needs, additional inspections should have been conducted. On behalf of the Defendant brokerage, Maguire & Schneider successfully argued that the agent and the brokerage fulfilled all of their duties under […]