Attorney Bio

KYLE KOTAKE joined Brock & Scott, PLLC in October 2012 as Managing Partner of Evictions and Litigation in the Georgia office. Mr. Kotake is a litigator who practices in the areas of mortgage default litigation and eviction. He regularly represents lenders in both state and federal court.

Before joining Brock & Scott, Mr. Kotake spent 11 years in the Atlanta office of Johnson & Freedman, rising to partner responsible for complex litigation matters, where he gained extensive experience of Georgia foreclosure practice as well as handling numerous cases involving such matters as wrongful foreclosure, wrongful eviction, FDCPA violations, RESPA violations, asset forfeitures, code violations, tax sales, title reformation, declaratory judgments and quiet title actions. Throughout his time with the firm he also regularly appeared in the several bankruptcy courts in Georgia, in particular handling adverse matters and contested bankruptcy cases. For several years, Mr. Kotake managed a multi-state eviction practice, overseeing 19 other law firms and their handling of individual eviction cases.

He routinely speaks and provides training on the subjects of eviction and litigation. He was admitted into practice in the states of Georgia and Hawaii in 1999 and 1997, respectively.

Admitted to Practice

  • 1999 - Georgia Bar
  • 1997 - Hawaii Bar

Education

  • 1995 - Juris Doctor from Syracuse University.
  • 1992 - Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma.

Affiliations

  • American Legal & Financial Network - Co-Chair, Complex Litigation Committee
  • American Legal & Financial Network - Member, Default Services Practice Group