Drewes Law's commitment to exceptional service requires that we go beyond typical or traditional norms to make sure we deeply understand the goals and problems confronting our clients. Exceptional service requires both efficiency and results.
In 2013, the Minnesota Supreme Court sided with Drewes Law's argument against a foreclosing servicer in the case Ruiz v. 1st Fidelity Loan Servicing, LLC. Jonathan Drewes argued to the state's highest court that a foreclosure process that does not strictly comply with state law is an illegal foreclosure and void.
Drewes Law has been able to help many homeowners workout loan modifications or other workout deals enforcing a homeowner's rights. If you or someone you know has questions about a homeowner's rights in foreclosure, or needs help related to a Minnesota foreclosure, please contact the attorneys of Drewes Law, PLLC.
How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?
After representing lenders against homeowners for a time, it became readily apparent that homeowners where often unrepresented or poorly represented in motion practice concerning foreclosure issues. In this narrow area of the law, I knew we could make a difference in our clients' lives and assist the system in migrating toward more just results.
What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?
In the context of foreclosure, the rules are very state-focused, so online generic research by a client is rarely on-point. Cases or analysis coming from Florida, Ohio or California rarely can be cross-applied to our jurisdiction. Despite this, I appreciate all input a client can provide on how to handle his or her own case. A client's gut feeling is often a great moral compass for finding and understanding the injustice that was done. Minnesota law is very specific and without an attorney who devotes his or her practice to these foreclosure issues, the law is hard to understand.
Jonathan L. R. Drewes founded Drewes Law, PLLC in 2008 after representing lenders and insurance companies such as Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., U.S. Bank, N.A., and Citicorp Leasing, Inc., among many others. Jon focuses his practice toward civil litigation: the art of motion practice and presenting legal arguments in the courtroom. In November 2012, Jon represented a homeowner in a foreclosure dispute in oral argument in front of the Minnesota Supreme Court, and won. This is one of only a handful of cases the Minnesota Supreme Court has reviewed on foreclosure over the past century.
Jon earned his law degree with honors from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2006 and his bachelors with honors from Vanderbilt University (triple-major in Economics, Spanish and History) in 2003. Jon is a member of the American Bar Association and serves as a council member on the Lakes Region Council of Advisors.
Jon has been a speaker and presenter at several state and national bankruptcy and foreclosure events, emphasizing his interest in pushing the boundaries of the law toward an equitable system that works in a practical word.
Bar Number: 6289398
Illinois , 2006
Bar Number: 387327
Minnesota , 2007
University of Minnesota Law School
St. Paul, MN
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