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Stephen G. Collins

Tel: 205-930-5138
Fax: 205-212-3843
Ann Yates Pate

Stephen represents national mortgage lenders, servicers, and investors in the areas of mortgage banking law, real estate litigation, consumer finance, bankruptcy law, and title insurance law. He frequently speaks at educational seminars for mortgage banking attorneys and business managers across the country, and he conducts seminars and training sessions at client offices throughout the United States. Since 2008, Stephen has served as the Marketing Partner for Sirote.

  • USFN Board of Directors, Legal Issues Committee
    • Awarded Committee Chair of the Year
    • Served on Planning Committee, 2004-2000
  • USFN Advisory Board, the group meets with executives in the mortgage servicing industry to address current issues and developments
  • Best Lawyers in America, Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law and Real Estate Law
  • Marketing Partner for Sirote & Permutt
  • AV rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Birmingham, Alabama and Georgia Bar Associations
  • American Bar Association
    Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of America (MBA), Legal Issues Committee
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of Alabama


  • Cumberland School of Law
    JD, 1993
  • Auburn University
    BA, 1989

  • Speaker, “New CFPB RESPA Rules' Impact on Default Servicing,” Phoenix, 2013
  • Speaker, "OCC & AG Settlements' Impact on Mortgage Servicing," Indianapolis & Jacksonville, 2013
  • Editor, Insight: Mortgage Law, monthly e-newsletter distributed to attorneys in the mortgage industry, 2008-13
  • Speaker, “Hot Topics in Mortgage Litigation”, Jacksonville, Portland & Dallas, 2012
  • Speaker, "The Impact of Dodd-Frank Act on Mortgage Servicing," Jackson Hole, Portland, Dallas & Orlando, 2012
  • Speaker, "Mortgage Litigation & Legislative Updates," Buffalo, Dallas, Jacksonville, Ocala, Philadelphia, Portland, Simi Valley, 2008-12
  • Speaker, “Title Insurance Claims Under Mortgage Policy,” USFN Legal Issues Seminar for In-House Counsel,” Chicago, 2010
  • Speaker, "Mortgage Litigation Trends," USFN Servicing Seminar, 2006-08
  • Speaker, "Advanced Foreclosure Issues," USFN Servicing Seminar, 2008
  • Speaker, “Foreclosure & FDCPA,” USFN Servicing Seminar, 2008
  • Speaker, “Title Insurance and Claims Law,” USFN Legal Issues Seminar for In-House Counsel
  • Speaker, “Litigation Affecting Mortgage Servicing,” USFN Legal Issues Seminar for In-House Counsel


Sirote & Permutt Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2015 - 8/19/2014

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Sirote & Permutt Receives the "2013 USFN Diamond Award of Excellence" - 11/15/2013

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 46 Sirote Attorneys as the "Best Lawyers in America" for 2014 - 8/16/2013

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 43 Attorneys from Sirote & Permutt as the "Best Lawyers in America" for 2013 - 11/5/2012

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Sirote & Permutt Receives the "2012 USFN Award of Excellence" - 10/19/2012

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Sirote Receives 2011 "USFN Award of Excellence" - 10/28/2011

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Sirote Attorneys Jerry Held, Stephen Collins and Don Wright Speak at Mortgage Banking Seminar - 4/19/2011

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Sirote Receives 2010 USFN Award of Excellence - 10/11/2010

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Best Lawyers has selected 32 attorneys from Sirote & Permutt for recognition in The Best Lawyers in America for 2011 - 8/27/2010

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Sirote Receives 2009 USFN Diamond Award of Excellence - 9/28/2009

The USFN, a highly respected and well-recognized national network of mortgage banking attorneys, has recognized the law firm of Sirote & Permutt with its 2009 USFN Diamond Award of Excellence. Read More

31 Sirote Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers - 8/7/2009

31 Sirote attorneys listed in the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers Read More

Sirote Attorneys to Participate in Regional Default Services Seminar for Mortgage Banking Industry - 9/5/2008

Three shareholders with the law firm of Sirote & Permutt will be featured panelists at the upcoming 2008 USFN Fall Regional Default Servicing Seminar in Scottsdale, Arizona. Read More

Sirote Shareholders Jerry Held & Stephen Collins Speakers at Mortgage Banking Conference - 4/1/2008

Jerry Held and Stephen Collins, shareholders in the firm of Sirote & Permutt, P.C., were featured speakers at the USFN Spring Regional Default Servicing Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, March 26-28. Read More