Dennis H. Doss, General Manager

Email: dennis@dosslaw.com

Phone: 949-214-4399 Ext. 101

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, California Western School of Law
  • B.A., California State University at Northridge

Areas of Practice

  • Securities (Mortgage and Real Estate Offerings)
  • Mortgage Lending (Private Money and Conventional)
  • Corporate
  • Private Money Lending

Admitted to Practice

  • California 1978

Professional Affiliations

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • California Mortgage Association

Biography

Dennis Doss is well versed in all aspects of mortgage finance, from the entities that operate and finance real estate to the professionals who finance real estate. He is a frequent lecturer on mortgage related issues, including consumer credit, commercial credit, mortgage backed securities, private money lending and lending compliance.

Dennis has been a private money mortgage lawyer since 1978 and counts many of the top private or hard money mortgage lenders as his clients.

Dennis also taught corporate law for 15 years at the University of California at Irvine-Extension. He has served as counsel to litigation committees in corporate derivative actions.

Dennis served on the Real Finance Advisory subcommittee of the California Department of Real Estate and is the co-author of its primary borrower disclosure form RE 883, Mortgage Loan Disclosure Statement, used by private money mortgage lenders.

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Christopher J. Donovan, Associate

Email: chris@dosslaw.com

Phone: 949-214-4399 Ext. 102

Education

  • J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • B.A., magna cum laude, San Diego State University

Areas of Practice

  • Securities (Mortgage and Real Estate Offerings)
  • Mortgage Lending (Private Money and Conventional)
  • Corporate
  • Private Money Lending

Admitted to Practice

  • California 2017

Professional Affiliations

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • California Mortgage Association

Biography

Under the tutelage of Dennis Doss, Chris Donovan has become adept in mortgage finance law. Chris is a driven, meticulous and reliable attorney with transactional legal experience in real estate, mortgage lending and securities while working with a wide variety of institutional, professional and individual clients. He is a Private Money Attorney providing business legal services focused on: hard money lender representation, mortgage fund formation, loan documentation, lender licensing/compliance and DRE/DBO defense.

Chris performed as General Counsel for an innovative real estate renovation company and accomplished real estate brokerage providing legal advice in the areas of real estate and financial: transactions, negotiations, contracts and document drafting. He accomplished legal matters involving underwriting, escrow, title and closings.

Chris served as Chief Executive Officer for a privately owned commercial finance firm supervising the company’s commercial: real estate, finance and lease representation business. He also worked as a Financial Advisor holding the following licenses: Series 6, Series 63 and Life & Health Insurance License.