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March 09, 2009

Taking Homes

What Nathaniel Cutler wanted most when he got out of law school was to be in the court room. So he accepted a job that would give him plenty of experience with that, as a creditor's rights attorney. It didn’t take Nathan long to realize that meant he’d be the guy in the court room representing the big mortgage company when homeowners showed up for their foreclosure hearings. 

Nathan says sometimes it’s hard to look himself in the mirror and know he’s responsible for taking people’s homes. But finding any other job in this economy is difficult. Most law firms are laying off attorneys. By contrast, the field of foreclosure and bankruptcy law is growing.

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