IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL

STATE OF FLORIDA, SECOND DISTRICT
GEORGE E. MERRIGAN,
Petitioner
v.
BANK OF N.Y. MELLON,
FKA BANK OF N.Y.,
Respondent.
________________________/

Case No.: 2D11L.T. Case No. 09-CA-055758

Appendix
Appendix Volume 1
Order Setting Case for Docket Sounding, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan,
09-CA-055758 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. March 9, 2011)......................................... 1
Docket Sheet, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan, 09-CA-055758 (Fla. 20th
Cir. Ct.) ........................................................................................................... 2
Notice of Failure of Plaintiff to Post Nonresidential Cost Bond on Behalf of
Defendant, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan, 09-CA-055758 (Fla. 20th Cir.
Ct., March 15, 2011)....................................................................................... 5
Order Setting Case for Docket Sounding and Order of Referral to General
Magistrate, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan, 09-CA-055758 (Fla. 20th Cir.
Ct. Jan. 6, 2011) .............................................................................................. 7
Minutes, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan, 09-CA-055758 (Fla. 20th Cir.
Ct. July, 21, 2011)......................................................................................... 11
Order to Abate Proceedings, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan, 09-CA055758 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. June 8, 2010) ...................................................... 12

Ex Parte Motion to Abate Proceedings, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan,
09-CA-055758 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. June 7, 2010 )......................................... 13
Notice of Hearing, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan, 09-CA-055758 (Fla.
20th Cir. Ct. March 29, 2010)....................................................................... 14
Motion to Dismiss, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan, 09-CA-055758 (Fla.
20th Cir. Ct. Apr. 27, 2009).......................................................................... 17
Notice of Special Appearance, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan, 09-CA055758 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. Apr. 27, 2009) ................................................... 19
Civil Cover Sheet, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan, 09-CA-055758 (Fla.
20th Cir. Ct. March 25, 2009)....................................................................... 21
Complaint, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan, 09-CA-055758 (Fla. 20th Cir.
Ct. Mar. 25, 2009)......................................................................................... 22
Notice of Lis Pendens, Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Merrigan, 09-CA-055758
(Fla. 20th Cir. Ct March 25, 2009) ............................................................... 43
*Affidavit of Todd Allen .............................................................................. 45
*Affidavit of Shannon Anderson.................................................................. 50
*Affidavit of Larry Bradshaw....................................................................... 55
*Affidavit of Charles W. Cadrecha ............................................................. 64
*Affidavit of W. Justin Cottrell .................................................................... 66
*Affidavit of Lane Houk.............................................................................. 69
*Affidavit of Thomas E. Ice ......................................................................... 78
*Affidavit of Georgi Merrigan ..................................................................... 82
*Affidavit of Michael Olenick ..................................................................... 85
*Affidavit of Melva Rozier........................................................................... 93

*Affidavit of Laurence M. Schwartztol........................................................ 97
Exhibit 1: ACLU Request for Judicial Records ............................ 101
Exhibit 2: Lee County Clerk of Courts, Mortgage Foreclosure
Analysis for Backlog and Dispositions ............................................ 105
Exhibit 3: Email from Nancy Aloia, Family/Civil Court Director, to
Judge Keith Cary, et al. (Oct. 5, 2010)............................................. 108
Exhibit 4: Email from Judge John S. Carlin to Judge Stella Diamond
(Oct. 15, 2010).................................................................................. 110
Exhibit 5: Email from Judge John S. Carlin to Nancy Aloia,
Family/Civil Court Director (Aug. 20, 2010) .................................. 112
Exhibit 6: Email from Ellen Conderman, Judicial Assistant, to
Kimberly Cambareri, Computer Programmer/Analyst (Mar. 8, 2010)
.......................................................................................................... 117
Exhibit 7: Email from Judge John S. Carlin to Linda Johnston, Senior
Court Clerk (Feb. 17, 2009) ............................................................. 120
Exhibit 8: Email from Judge John S. Carlin to Judge Michael
McHugh (Apr. 23, 2009) .................................................................. 123
Exhibit 9: Email from Judge Lee Ann Schreiber to Judge George
Richards (Sept. 10, 2010) ................................................................. 125
Exhibit 10: Email from Judge John S. Carlin to Nancy Aloia,
Family/Civil Court Director (June 25, 2010) .................................. 128
Exhibit 11: Email from Judge George Richards to Judge Lee Ann
Schreiber (Apr. 13, 2010)................................................................. 130
Exhibit 12: Email from Judge Sherra Winesett to Judge Michael
McHugh (Mar.16, 2010)................................................................... 133
Exhibit 13: Email from Judge John S. Carlin to Sandi Sauls, Civil
Division Manager (May 5, 2010) ..................................................... 137

Exhibit 14: Email from Judge John S. Carlin to Penelope Rose (May
21, 2010)........................................................................................... 139
Exhibit 15: Email from Judge Hugh Starnes to Judge John S. Carlin
(Aug. 13, 2010)................................................................................. 141
Exhibit 16: Email from Judge John S. Carlin to Sandi Sauls, Civil
Division Manager, and Linda Johnston, Senior Court Clerk, (Sept. 1,
2010) ................................................................................................. 144
Exhibit 17: Email from Judge John S. Carlin to Judge Stella Diamond
(Oct. 15, 2010).................................................................................. 146
Exhibit 18: Model Docket Sounding Order, Twentieth Judicial
Circuit ............................................................................................... 148
*Affidavit of Mark P. Stopa ....................................................................... 151
*Affidavit of Matthew S. Toll ................................................................... 154
Hr’g Tr., Chase Home Finance v. Ashgar, No. 09-CA-71071, Feb. 15, 2010
(Fla. 20th Cir. Ct.)....................................................................................... 157
Hr’g Tr., Federal National Mortgage Association v. Champelovier, No. 09CA-68753, Feb. 21, 2011 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct.)............................................. 161
Hr’g Tr., BankUnited v. Connolly No. 09-CA-069295, Oct. 5, 2010 (Fla.
20th Cir. Ct.) ............................................................................................... 170
Def.’s Objection to Referral to Magistrate and Motion to Vacate Order
Setting Case for Docket Sounding, Citimortgage v. Galpin, No. 10-CA055328, (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. Nov. 4, 2010)................................................... 176
Order, Onewest Bank v. Garcia, No. 09-CA-068784 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. Dec.
29, 2010) ..................................................................................................... 181
Hr’g Tr., BAC Home Loans v. Hanes, No. 09-CA-070652, Oct. 27, 2010
(Fla. 20th Cir. Ct.)....................................................................................... 183

Appendix Volume 2
Hr’g Tr., Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. McCarty, No. 10-CA-50102, Feb. 15, 2011
(Fla. 20th Cir. Ct.)....................................................................................... 200
Cross-Notice of Hearing, Fifth Third Mortgage Company v. Olsson, No. 3609-CA-066527 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. Sept. 20, 2010) ..................................... 205
Order Granting Motion to File Amended Complaint, U.S. Bank National
Association v. Olsson, No. 09-CA-066527 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. Sept. 17, 2010)
..................................................................................................................... 208
Motion to File Amended Complaint, U.S. Bank National Association v.
Olsson, No. 09-CA-066527 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. Sept. 14, 2010) ................. 211
Request for Stay of Entry of Judgment, HSBC Bank USA v. Ordonez, No.
09-CA-052969 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. Sept. 13, 2010) ..................................... 214
Register of Actions, HSBC Bank USA v. Ordonez, No. 09-CA-052969.... 230
Exceptions to Report and Recommendations of Magistrate, Aurora Loan
Servs. v. Schaaff, No. 10-CA-050448, (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. Dec. 20, 2010)
..................................................................................................................... 233
Ex Parte Corrective Order, HSBC Bank USA v. Shinneman, No. 10-CA50089 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct. Dec. 30, 2010) ..................................................... 236
Order, HSBC Bank USA v. Shinneman, No. 10-CA-50089 (Fla. 20th Cir. Ct.
Dec. 2, 2010)............................................................................................... 238
Hr’g Tr., U.S. Bank v. Shively, No. 09-CA-059070, March 24, 2011 (Fla.
20th Cir. Ct.). .............................................................................................. 239
Hr’g Tr., U.S. Bank v. Webster, No. 09-CA-063473, Feb. 10, 2011 (Fla. 20th
Cir. Ct.) ....................................................................................................... 243
Hr’g Tr., U.S. Bank v. Webster, No. 09-CA-063473, Dec. 8, 2010 (Fla. 20th
Cir. Ct.) ....................................................................................................... 249

Liza Fernandez, Rocket Docket Investigation, Fox 4 (Dec. 13, 2010)....... 254
Liza Fernandez, 4 In Your Corner Investigates Lee County's "Rocket
Docket" Program, Fox 4 (Sept. 15, 2010).................................................. 256
Dick Hogan, Move is on for Non-Court Florida Foreclosures, News-Press,
Jan. 31, 2010, at Al ..................................................................................... 257
Michael Corkery, A Florida Court's 'Rocket Docket' Blasts Through
Foreclosure Cases, Wall Street Journal, Feb. 18, 2009, at A1 .................. 260
Dick Hogan, In Court: Boom Drops on Homeowners, News-Press, Dec. 8,
2008, at A1 ................................................................................................. 264
Ryan Lengerich, Courts Tackle Housing Crisis, News-Press, Dec. 5, 2008,
at A1............................................................................................................ 267
Lee County Foreclosure Information Page................................................. 269
Memorandum from Chief Justice Canady to Chief Judges of the Circuit
Courts (Nov. 17, 2010) ............................................................................... 271
Memorandum from Judge John F. Laurent, Trial Court Budget Commission
Chair, to Chief Judges of the Circuit Courts (Oct. 28, 2010).................... 278
Florida Office of the State Court Administrator, Florida State Courts System
Foreclosure and Economic Recovery Funding Plan, FY 2010-2011 (June
2010) ........................................................................................................... 279
Florida Office of the State Court Administrator, Foreclosure and Economic
Recovery Status Report............................................................................... 288
Office of the Attorney General of Florida Economic Crimes Division,
Unfair, Deceptive, and Unconscionable Acts in Foreclosure Cases (Dec.
2010) ........................................................................................................... 292
Appendix Volume 3
In re: Investigation of Law Offices of David J. Stern, P.A., AG No. L10-31145, Tammie Lou Kapusta Dep. (Sept. 22, 2010).................................... 390

GMAC Mortgage v. Neu, No. 08-CA-040805, Jeffrey Stephan Dep. (Fla.
15th Cir. Ct. Dec. 9, 2010).......................................................................... 411

* Original signed and notarized affidavits bound under separate cover.

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