Sandler Law Group's Dallas office provides services in residential mortgage closing, mortgage-tech, and related compliance.

Our team based in Dallas, Tx. provides mortgage companies a holistic residential mortgage loan process including compliance management strategies, regulatory expertise, and document preparation technology. 

We offer closing functions, document preparation, and fulfillment services for the mortgage lending industry.

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Brad is an experienced residential mortgage lending expert on multi-state and federal compliance, loan documentation, warehouse finance, wholesale and correspondent origination channels, loan purchases and sales, and claims management.

Bradley N. Cope


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Marsha is nationally respected for her expertise in residential mortgage law and is often consulted in the drafting of legislation regarding mortgage law. Ms. Williams has served on the National Advisory Council of Fannie Mae and as a past President of the Dallas Mortgage Bankers Association, she now serves on the Governing Committee of The Conference on Consumer Finance Law and on the State Bar of Texas Business Law Section’s Consumer Financial Services Committee. 

Marsha L. Williams


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United States District Courts for the Northern District of Texas

United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

United States Supreme Court

Michael has spent his 40 plus year professional career building and leading law firms and businesses offering expertise in state and federal mortgage regulatory compliance.

Michael Riddle



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David has over thirty years of legal and compliance experience in banking, consumer finance, real estate, and construction law. He has specialized expertise in mortgage lending origination and servicing requirements, secondary marketing issues, usury and fee exportation and state licensing and examination.

David Pederson


*Not admitted to practice in Texas.

**Not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


* not licensed to practice law

Heath has been in the banking and mortgage business for 14 years. His experience includes accounting, home office team lead and onsite team management for a multi-state lender which afforded him the opportunity to train new staff and provide the client with superior service in various aspects of mortgage lending functions, including closing, document preparation, auditing, HUD approval, post closing and helping with investor STIPS.

Heath is now focused on the overall production of the company, customer service excellence and working with our lenders to help them determine their needs based on the industry and investor standards.

Heath Alvarado

Production Manager

* not licensed to practice law

Theres has 35 years of industry expertise in operations, post-closing, loan servicing, training and risk management, combined with demonstrated skills in project management and developing start-up business.

Her main focus is Operational Compliance and Staff Development and she assists in special projects. She devotes much of her time in developing the skills of individuals new to mortgage banking.

Theresa is an active member of the DMBA and a Past President of NAPMW. 

Theresa Buenerkemper

Director of Operational Compliance

* not licensed to practice law

Ashley LaBate-Long is our Client Specialist. She has over 12 years of mortgage and residential legal and lending experience and has been with our firm for twelve years.


She works with new clients to determine best practices for our team’s integration. Ashley works closely with client staff and has been responsible for training many of Sandler Law Group employees. Ashley is a proven professional, quietly providing clients superior service in virtually all aspects of residential mortgage closing, document preparation, auditing, funding and post-closing.

Ashley LaBate Long

Client Specialist

* not licensed to practice law

Marshall Mahurin is the Director of Compliance & Quality Assurance for Sandler Law Group. He has more than thirty years’ experience in residential mortgage lending which has covered all aspects from loan origination to loss mitigation.


He started in the industry working for mortgage lenders who originated both prime and sub-prime loans. His experience includes the origination, processing, underwriting and closing of conventional, FHA and VA loans. These foundations in mortgage lending basics lead to a focus in regulatory compliance at both the state and federal level as he transitioned to working for a residential lending law firm.


Marshall served as Regulatory Compliance Manager for a software company that developed and customized software and documents for residential mortgage lenders.


He has continued to hone his regulatory compliance skills and expand his knowledge of the lending industry while working for Texas law firms specializing in document preparation and loss mitigation, prior to joining Sandler Law Group.

Marshall Mahurin

Director of Compliance and Quality Assurance

* not licensed to practice law

Ken leads the direction and management of Sandler Law Group operations including the Document Preparation, Funding, Fulfillment, Software Development, Software Support and IT teams.

Ken joined us in 2001 and has more than fourteen years experience in residential mortgage lending, where he has directed and managed operational process improvement and software design implementation solutions for the residential lending community.

He returned to the Firm in 2013 as a strategic partner in service enrichment, productivity increase and the provision of operational excellence.

Ken Mezger

Director of Operations

For more than 30 years, Vicki has worked in client services for law firms representing residential mortgage lenders with a specific focus on forming efficient closing operations through integrated technology, legal services, and highly qualified mortgage personnel. Her goal is to maximize lender efficiencies through excellent communication, software solutions, staff and superior service.

Vicki is a pioneer of onsite legal document preparation and operational outsourcing for residential mortgage lenders across the country and has devoted her career to analyzing and maximizing work flows for lenders. 

Vicki Murphy-Gee

Executive Director

* not licensed to practice law

De Ann Rogers is the Trainer-Process Improvement Liaison at Sandler Law Group. De Ann has over 23 years experience in the residential mortgage business. Her experience includes processing, closing, funding, shipping, post-closing, auditing and agency insuring. She has led service teams at mortgage lenders and acted as an operational liaison for software implementations.

De Ann’s main focus is to maintain high service levels while building positive relationships and fostering communication and cooperation between our clients and her team.

De Ann Rogers

Process Improvement Liaison

* not licensed to practice law

* not licensed to practice law

John's focus is on managing the entire IT infrastructure including development, networking, phone systems, servers, co-location facilities, backup and recovery, security, websites, database management, asset management, purchasing, TCO/ROI cost analysis, and client relations for technical services.

John has more than 20 years experience in the Information Technology field beginning with work as a Business Analyst and Project Manager in residential mortgage lending.  This was followed by years of consulting work in both hardware and software related projects.  The last 10 years have been focused on managing IT groups. Prior to joining Sandler Law Group, John worked with mortgage companies, software companies, and law firms to develop and maintain a broad range of services for the residential lending community.

John Mezger

Information Technology Director

For more than thirty years, Andy has been a trusted legal and strategic advisor to the financial services industry. He currently leads Temerity Capital Partners, Treliant, and Asurity Technologies. 

He serves as an advisor to Boards, C-Suites, Temerity portfolio companies, and investors on regulatory, operational, and governance issues, and the use of technology to increase efficiency and reduce legal and regulatory compliance cost.

Andrew L. Sandler

Chairman and CEO

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District of Columbia; Maryland; New York

Dallas, Texas

2711 North Haskell Avenue, Suite 2700

Dallas, TX 75204

(214) 257-1832

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(469) 235-3988 


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