The Channel 8 I-Team’s “Desert Underwater” series which chronicled the housing crisis in Southern Nevada received a Peabody Award on Wednesday.  The “Desert Underwater” series featured Black &  LoBello managing partner attorney, Tisha Black Chernine.  The series was acclaimed for the Channel 8 I-Team’s use of  website content to assist Valley residents and statistic seekers. The Channel 8 I Team included with other esteemed recipients including PBS’ American Experience and HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Improper foreclosure practices are so widespread in Las Vegas that one reporter trying to expose them instead found he too was a victim of foreclosure fraud.  Las Vegas foreclosure attorney Tisha Black told Knapp that nine out of 10 foreclosure filings aren’t done properly, jeopardizing the ownership status of the house in the future.

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Black & LoBello on AM720 KDWN

Tune in as Black & LoBello offers free legal advice on a wide range of topicsClick here to listen to the Legal Hour on KDWN AM720 from November 16th, 2011 in which Managing Partner, Tisha Black Chernine, Esq., discusses  her contribution to Channel 8′s Desert Underwater series and talks with Chief Investigative Reporter, George Knapp, about the effects of the Real Estate crisis on the Las Vegas valley.  Assemblyman Marcus L. Conklin also makes a guest appearance to talk about the government’s role in Real Estate and the new legislation that seeks to restore the foreclosure process such as AB 284 and AB 273.  (22:15)

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One of the most insightful reports about the mortgage crisis gripping the nation, and especially Nevada, took an unexpected twist of irony when the leading reporter for the series found out that he himself was a victim of mortgage fraud.  Channel 8 News Now has been airing “Desert Underwater” for the past two weeks with Chief Investigative Reporter, George Knapp. According to an article from Poynter, during an interview with Black & LoBello’s Managing Partner, Tisha Black Chernine, Esq., Knapp discovered that the foreclosed home he had bought had “some kind of problem with…chain of title.”

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Tisha Black Chernine awarded for
Mountain States Rising Stars 2011

Michele T. LoBello awarded for 
Nevada Super Lawyers 2007

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