Summit Foreclosure Defense has devoted all of its time and energy into saving homeowners homes. understand that your home is your dream. With a proven track record we only take on files we know we can help.

Firm Overview

Here at Summit Foreclosure Defense we like to think that no bank is to tough. We specialize in Loss Mitigation options ranging from Loan Modifications to Deed in Lieu of Foreclosures, Moratorium options as well as Short Sales and Forberences.

Main Office

Main Office
20 eneldo
rancho santa margarita CA 92688


(949) 274-7655


Free Initial Consultation?


Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Foreclosure Defense.

Office Information

Office Hours


Office Manager

James Lewallen

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken



Here at Summit Foreclosure Defense we take fighting foreclosures extremely seriously. We have saved thousands of our clients homes from foreclosure and in the process brought them peace and stability.

Loss mitigation is a term used by banks that reference "hardship programs". We focus on foreclosure prevention programs that work! At Summit Foreclosure Defense we know of every hardship program that the banks offer and how to win! We specialize in these situations and consider ourselves the best at what we do. If your intent is to keep the home and not let the banks win, then call us today! After all, helping homeowners is what we do.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Our first focus in our firm philosophy is on honor and trust. A solid attorney-client relationship can’t exist in the absence of trust; therefore, we strive to foster trust that leads to a productive and mutually beneficial attorney-client relationship. While we work hard to build trust with our clients, we also strive to maintain our great reputation and trust with opposing counsel and the tribunals before which we appear. We know that by promoting professionalism and civility in every aspect of our legal representation, mutual respect and trust allow us to advocate effectively for our amazing clients.

Arturo Castillo


Demonstrate versatility and expertise in representing diverse segments of the foreclosure arena. Collaboratively work with clients to develop a comprehensive corporate structure and strategy for their executive business. Advise clients on developing their Intellectual Property portfolio and building brand awareness in the market. Draft business product licensing agreements, trademark applications, and vendor agreements.
For both criminal and landlord-tenant clients, incorporate strategic planning and organization skills in proficiently steering case projects from initiation and discovery through court trial with an emphasis on litigation. Apply strong case management and negotiation skills in evaluating cases, designing litigation strategies, and resolving cases through settlement, mediation, arbitration, and trials.

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