Derek Conver works for Garland Griffiths Knaupp Attorneys as an associate attorney primarily in the field of mortgage servicer error and foreclosure defense litigation from his office in Eagle Mountain Utah. Derek gained experience working in the Oregon office of Garland Griffiths Knaupp Attorneys in early 2015. Working for the managing attorney Ben Knaupp, Derek gained experience bringing claims and defending foreclosure cases involving national mortgage loan servicers including Bank of America, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Green Tree, Bayview, Ocwen and others.
Derek's background in accounting and credit account analysis and management makes him uniquely qualified to analyze mortgage servicer cases for the firm. Using a client's monthly loan statements and annual escrow analysis and other documents, Derek can identify mortgage servicer errors relating to the calculation and collection of payments, fees, costs, interest charges, escrow account requirements, and credit reporting.
Credentials and Accomplishments
Derek Conver graduated from Weber State University with a Masters in Accounting while working full time for a large financial services company. Derek then worked as a financial analyst for Intermountain Healthcare, the largest hospital organization in Utah. While working as a financial analyst Derek was responsible for analyzing the financial operations of all 22 IHC hospitals; more than $4 billion in revenue.
Derek obtained his law degree at Brigham Young University Law School in 2014 while also working part time at a Utah law firm handling securities and business disputes. He spent two summers clerking for Utah District Court Judges. Derek was admitted to the Oregon State Bar as a licensed attorney in 2015, and to the Utah State Bar as a licensed attorney also in 2015.
**As of 2016, Derek is currently licensed only in Utah and does not practice law in the state of Oregon.