Thomas E. Black, Jr.
Tom was admitted to the practice of law in New York in 1979. He has also been admitted to the practice of law in Texas, Iowa and Washington. In 1976 Tom received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame. He received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree from the University at Buffalo in 1979. He received a Masters in Business Administration degree from The University of Notre Dame in 2008.
Tom served as General Counsel to Goldome Realty Credit Corporation from 1982 to 1985. From 1985 to 1995 he held senior positions with several nationwide mortgage companies, including Empire of America Realty Credit Corp., Foster Mortgage and Victoria Mortgage. In 1995 he returned to the practice of law in Texas.
Tom is a frequent lecturer at mortgage-related seminars. For over 25 years, he taught in the Mortgage Bankers Association’s School of Mortgage Banking and was awarded the Faculty Fellow Award (1991) and the Master Faculty Fellow Award (2000) by the Association. Tom received the University at Buffalo Law Alumni Association’s 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2011 he was awarded the Edwin F. Jaeckle Award, the highest honor that the UB Law School and its Law Alumni Association can bestow.
Tom is active in the area of community service. He served as the long-time Chairman of the Board of Christian Community Action, Inc. and served for four years as Chair of the North Texas Food Bank, where he remains as a Trustee and member of the Executive Committee. He is a Trustee of both the University at Buffalo Foundation, Buffalo New York and Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame Indiana.
Tom served nine years as Chairman of The Dean’s Advisory Committee of the University at Buffalo Law School. He also served on the Undergraduate Experience Advisory Board for the University of Notre Dame and on the Advisory Board for the Alliance for Catholic Education.
Gregory S. Graham
Mr. Graham’s affiliations include the Dallas Mortgage Bankers Association, where he serves as a Director and Chairperson of the Legislative Committee; Dallas/Fort Worth Mortgage Brokers Association, where he serves as Legal Counsel; National Association of Mortgage Brokers; Texas Association of Mortgage Brokers; and Texas Mortgage Bankers Association.
Shawn P. Black
Shawn has been a fee attorney for Stewart Title Company since 2004. Prior to that, he served as western New York counsel to Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, and had also managed the residential real estate department for one of Buffalo’s largest law firms. Mr. Black’s areas of practice include real estate law, title insurance and regulatory compliance for residential mortgage lending.
He is a member of the Mortgage Bankers, Texas Mortgage Bankers, American Land Title and Texas Land Title Associations. Shawn serves on the Board of Directors for PediPlace, a non-profit corporation which provides free health care to children whose families cannot afford health insurance, and also volunteers his time to Habitat for Humanity of Denton County and Christian Community Action.
Regina M. Uhl
Ms. Uhl received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Dallas in 2000, and her Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2005.
Ms. Uhl’s affiliations include the State Bar of Texas, Texas Mortgage Bankers Association, National Association of Mortgage Professionals, Houston Mortgage Bankers Association, Greater Houston Association of Mortgage Professionals, and North Texas Association of Mortgage Professionals. Ms. Uhl is a member of The College of The State Bar of Texas, an achievement attained by fewer than 10 percent of the lawyers in Texas.
Calvin C. Mann, Jr.
Mr. Mann graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1970 and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from the Bates College of Law at the University of Houston in 1973. In August of 1999 Mr. Mann obtained an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell. In 2004 Mr. Mann was accepted for membership in the Texas College of Real Estate Attorneys.
Peter B. Izdiak
Mr. Idziak received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University in 2002, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008.
Diane M. Gleason
Ms. Gleason holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas in Austin. In 1992, Ms. Gleason received her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston.
David M. Tritter
Mr. Tritter is contributing editor to Texas Mortgage Lending Law and Practices Deskbook.
Mr. Tritter’s affiliations include the Mortgage Bankers Associations (local, state and national), Mortgage Brokers Associations (local, state and national), Texas Land Title Association, Texas Association of Mortgage Attorneys, Texas Bar Association
Mr. Tritter’s other affiliations include co-founder and former Director of Shanks, Tritter & Associates, P.C, Title Agency of Texas, Ledbetter and Tritter, P.L.L.C., Royal Oaks Bank (now known as First Bank). He is also a director of My Friends Foundation (a children’s charity).
David F. Dulock
Mr. Dulock’s affiliations include the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, Houston Association of Professional Mortgage Women, and the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association, where he served on the Regulatory Compliance Committee.