Marx Sterbcow (Sterbcow Law Group)

1734 Prytania Street

New Oreans , La 70130

Marx David Sterbcow, JD, LLM is the Managing Attorney of the Sterbcow Law Group headquartered in New Orleans, La.

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Sterbcow Law Group  is a full service law firm focused on local and national real estate issues including the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth-In-Lending Act (TILA), mortgage fraud, lender fraud, real estate brokerage compliance, fair housing, transactional matters and  litigation including class actions. We are regularly consulted and referred by corporations, law firms, and attorneys from across the the United States on RESPA and other complex real estate legal issues.

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Mr. Marx David Sterbcow is the Managing Attorney of the New Orleans based law firm, Sterbcow Law Group LLC.

Mr. Sterbcow's practice focuses on areas of real estate law impacting  local, national and international real estate developments.He is also actively involved in federal and state mortgage lending and consumer credit compliance issues, real estate brokerage programs, RESPA compliance affiliated business arrangements, RESPA compliant marketing and promotional programs, licensing, and transactional matters.  He represents clients throughout the United States in connection with RESPA, Truth in Lending Act (TILA), mortgage fraud, and other administrative enforcement actions.

Mr. Sterbcow is one of the only Attorneys in the state of Louisiana to have earned an L.L.M. (Masters Degree in Law) in Real Estate Law from the highly acclaimed John Marshall School's Center for Real Estate Law. 

There are fewer than 200 attorneys  in the United States to have earned this highly sought after advanced Masters Degree in Real Estate Law. 

Mr. Sterbcow was recently named as one of the "Top Ten Executives to Watch in Louisiana" by Southern Woman Magazine and Greater New Orleans Living Magazine and is widely quoted by both local, national and international newspapers and magazines on local and national real estate legal issues.

Mr.Sterbcow was also selected by New Orleans City Business Magazine as one of the Region's Outstanding Lawyers in their prestigious Leaders in Law  competition. Additionally, Mr. Sterbcow was selected as one of the "Top 40  under 40" award winners which recognizes real estate industry leaders by October Research Magazine in a nationwide  review. 

In addition Marx is a frequent speaker on RESPA and was selected by October Research Corporation to be one of six regular contributing attorneys nation-wide on the RESPA News' Question and Answer attorney panel.  He was most recently named as an Advisory Board Member by October Research Corporation for The Legal Description and RESPA News publications.  He is also on the Board of Directors for the Real Estate Settlement Providers Organization (RESPRO) and serves on RESPRO's Policy Committee.

He was selected as the Legal Expert for the 2007-2008 National Real Estate Licensee & Broker Exams by Thompson/Prometric corporations on behalf of the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO) to help write and evaluate all test questions.

New Orleans Real Estate Attorney Practice Areas:  Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA); Commercial and Residential Real Estate Contracts; Real Estate Broker and Brokerage Law; Construction Litigation; Real Estate Leasing; Real Estate Negotiation and Litigation; Real Estate Bankruptcy; Landlord and Tenant Law; Environmental Real Estate; Real Estate Development; Condominium Law; Timeshare Law; Land Use; Zoning Law; Real Estate Title; Eminent Domain; Real Estate Finance; Real Estate Banking Law; Intellectual Property; Easements; Boundary Disputes; Fair Housing Law; Truth In Lending Act (TILA).

Masters Degree of Law: John Marshall Law School's Center for Real Estate Law. L.L.M. Chicago, Illinois. 

Law School: Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D.  Spokane, Washington.  Barbara Helen Perry Scholarship. 

College: Tulane University, B.A. in Political Science/History.  New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Member: New Orleans Bar Association (Committee on Real Property Law).  Louisiana State Bar Association (Trust, Estates, Probate and Immovable Law Section).  American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law: (Planning Board 2005) Section on Hospitality, Community Recreation and Common Interest Developments--Committees on "Timesharing and Interval Use Law", "Brokers and Brokerage", "Hotels, Resorts and Tourism", "Purchase and Sale" in 2005 and "International Investment in Real Estate" in 2004.  Group on Special Investors and Investment Structures--(Section of Litigation: "Real Estate and Probate", "Condemnation Zoning and Land Use Litigation", and "Construction Litigation") (General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section: "Real Estate Group.") (Young Lawyers Section: "Real Property, Probate and Trust Law", "Law Practice Management", "International Law", and "General Practice, Solo & Small Firm").  Federal Bar Association.  Louisiana Land Title Association.  American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association.  Lambda Alpha--Honorary Real Estate Economics Society (Kravotil Chapter).  Federal Bar Association.  American Trial Lawyers Association.  Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association.  Young Leadership Council.  Urban Land Institute (ULI).  The International Association of Attorneys and Executives in Corporate Real Estate (AECRE).   The Realty Alliance.  Real Estate Settlement Providers Council (RESPRO) (Board Member).  Louisiana Mortgage Lenders Association (LMLA).  National Association of Mortgage Brokers  (NAMB).  New Orleans Metropolitian Association of Title Attorneys--Vice President.

Admitted: State of Louisiana

Professional:    Licensed Louisiana Title Agent and Notary.

Biography: Phi Delta Phi, Lambda Alpha, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Semifinals: Gonzaga Negotiations Competition,  James Gillespie Trial Advocacy Competition .  Barbara Helen Perry Scholarship. Young Leadership Council.  Coastal Conservation Association (CCA)  

Seminars:  LandAmerica's Commonwealth Title Insurance Guaranty on Basic RESPA; Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELL0) on RESPA Trends; Livingston Parish Board of Realtors on Basic RESPA; October Research Corporation on Basic RESPA Audio Seminar Series; October Research Corporation on Complex RESPA Legal Issues on Audio Seminar Series; National Association of Realtors (NAR) for their national legal affairs podcasta on RESPA Enforcement; American Land Title Association, and numerous other seminars for private companies and associations.