Garden’s roles at Bendett & McHugh include marketing, client/public relations, event coordinating, strategic planning and corporate communications. In addition to her work with Bendett & McHugh, P.C., Garden also serves as Chairperson of the Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Association’s (CMBA) Marketing/Communications Committee as well as the American Legal and Financial Network’s Marketing and Women in Legal Leadership Committees. In 2010, Garden co-founded the Bendett & McHugh Miles for Miracles 5k and Family Fun Walk/Run. She has served as Race Director of this event for the past eight years which has helped raise over $40,000 for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
Bendett & McHugh is nationally recognized for its experience in handling mortgage default related matters. The firm has an “AV” Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating. Bendett & McHugh’s clients include most of the major mortgage servicers in the country. The firm plays an active role in many of the leading associations/groups related to the mortgage banking industry.
As an involved Connecticut member of the Legal League 100, a consortium of 100 default servicing-dedicated law firms, the firm’s attorneys and staff serve on a number of committees and speak at Legal League 100 events, seminars, and roundtable discussions.
Apart from the Legal League 100, the firm is also a member of USFN, Mortgage Default Servicing Academy, and the American Legal & Financial Network.