Monty Wilson is a senior attorney with CLS’s Consumer Housing Unit. His practice focuses largely on municipal tax foreclosure & mortgage foreclosure defense in both state and federal court. He has also worked extensively with local community organizations and the City of Philadelphia to aid Philadelphia homeowners faced with real estate tax lien foreclosures. Prior to working for CLS, Mr. Wilson spent six years teaching adult basic education in Philadelphia and Mississippi. Mr. Wilson is also a member of the National Association of Consumer Attorneys (NACA).
Honors & Publications
In 2014, Mr. Wilson published “Philadelphia Statutory Solution: Helping Low-Income Homeowners in Philadelphia Save Their Homes from Municipal Property Tax Foreclosures.” 28 M.I.E. Journal 43 (Spring 2014). In 1998, Mr. Wilson published “Congress Imposes an ‘Undue Burden’ on Poor Families: How the 1996 Personal Responsibility Act’s Full-Family Cut-Off Will Force Parents to Separate from Children.” 8 TEMP. POL. & CIV. RTS. L. REV. 141 (1998).
Mr. Wilson graduated from the Temple University School of Law in 1999. He received his L.L.M. in State and Local Government Law from Temple in 2000. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1990 with a B.A in English Literature.