Default Services

We are complete end to end default services professionals, offering our apartment, lender and loan servicing clients various default legal services. The firm serves as a one-stop conduit for comprehensive default legal services from loss mitigation to foreclosures/evictions and REO closings. What sets O’Kelley & Sorohan apart from competitors is our unique approach to customer service. We provide our clients with immediate updates and status reports as well as a streamlined approach from start to finish. Our clients are able to reach a member of our staff or one of our attorneys quickly, phone calls and emails being returned the same day. O’Kelley & Sorohan’s goal is to serve its clients as a leader in Georgia and Florida, and also to provide national outsourcing solutions for servicers. The firm’s approach is to provide customized solutions that reduce legal risk for clients, reduce expenses and shorten timelines.

Title Resolution

Our attorneys are well-equipped to take care of title issues successfully. We are committed to handling title resolution needs as effectively and efficiently as possible in order to ensure a smooth closing for all parties. As part of every real estate closing, we closely examine title and address title issues to ensure marketable title.

Loss Mitigation

O’Kelley & Sorohan is proud to offer loss mitigation services as well. We look forward to assisting you in proactive loss mitigation services to help lenders reduce the number of accounts going into foreclosure and the number of accounts in default. We encourage debtors/borrowers to preemptively contact lenders’ loss mitigation departments to swiftly resolve default matters and promote liberal use of repayment plans, short payoffs, deed in lieu of foreclosure, workout mortgage assumptions and loan modifications. Our experienced attorneys help our clients navigate difficult situations in stressful situations.


Our firm is pleased to provide comprehensive creditor’s rights bankruptcy services in Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 proceedings. Our services include motions for relief from stay, objections to confirmation, motions for adequate protection payments, and proof of claims. We also handle highly litigated and complex adversarial and defense matters including lien avoidance, lien priority disputes, title claims, responses to objections to proof of claim, and stay violations. O’Kelley & Sorohan partners with lenders, landlords, property managers, investors, and creditors alike, to promote loss mitigation by attending first meetings of creditors and through the thoughtful use of reaffirmation agreements, forbearance agreements, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, and short sales.


Our firm manages the foreclosure process from start to finish by acquiring  marketable property title in a cost-effective, expeditious and efficient manner, adhering strictly to timeline requirements, facilitating reinstatement and, when and if possible, seamlessly integrating client data management systems. We have represented national lenders and other institutional clients for foreclosure matters. We provide constant updates to our clients. If issues arise, our experienced attorneys can assist our clients with making intelligent decisions.


O’Kelley & Sorohan can expedite the eviction of a tenant or borrower by strict compliance with applicable federal and local laws and regulations. We represent institutional and individual landlords and have handled thousands of eviction matters for our clients.  Because of the vast number of cases we have handled, we can anticipate problems before they occur and facilitate prompt resolution of issues so that the needs of our clients are met.

Joe Farrell – Attorney
770.497.1880 ext 1197