American Bar Association
Title Insurance and Surveys

Title Insurance and Surveys


This committee provides education on title insurance matters as well as current information and scholarship on new developments in title insurance, title insurance forms, endorsements and closing practice. This committee also addresses legal issues and standards relative to real estate surveys. The committee serves as liaison between the providers and consumers of title insurance and related services.

Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Joint Committees Conference Call

March 23, 2016
Please join the Title Insurance & Survey, and the Purchase & Sale Committees, of the Commercial Transactions Group on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 12:00pm CT/1:00pm ET for a joint call-in meeting open to all committee members.

Agenda: 1) Introductions of the Committee Chairs and Vice-Chairs; 2) overview of the activities of the Committees, and recent activities/programs of each; 3) feel free to give a short introduction of yourself, and a description of your practice areas; 4) an open brainstorming session to explore ideas for a joint committee CLE.

Date of Call: March 23, 2016
Time: 12:00pm CT/1:00pm ET
Dial in number: 866/646-6488
Participant Pass code: 601 676 1423

Title Insurance and Surveys Committee
William A. Just, Chair, Just Title, LLC                
Joanne Darcy Crum, Vice-Chair, Lemery, Greisler, LLC        
Alvin C. Miester, III, Vice-Chair, Sher Garner, LLC
Purchase and Sale Committee
Eric D. Lemont, Chair, Sullivan & Worcester, LLP        
Louise Adamson, Vice-Chair, Perkins, Coie

Section Events

    Pre-Immigration Planning—The Intersection of Immigration and Tax Law.


    Clients considering a move to the U.S. face a host of complex legal issues. From the immigration perspective they may be considering a visa, green card or even eventual citizenship. From the tax perspective, both pitfalls and opportunities await, including the creation of pre-immigration trusts for transfer ...

    Fiduciary Issues and Ethics.


    This three-part program offers an overview of estate planning basics. Our speakers will guide attendees through an initial client meeting, point out key pieces of information to gather, and discuss the use and importance of advanced directives. Then, they will explain the fundamentals of preparing and ...

    Understanding Financial Statements: The Basics


    Financial statements can provide important information about a clients personal or business finances. Understanding them requires knowing the different types of financial statements and the variety of information each one provides. The presentation will cover: Difference between income statement, ...

LISTSERV Communication

In order to send a message to the listserve, send the message as an email to the address below. You must be a member of the Committee to use the listserve.

In order to access the listserve archive, please click here. Please note that you will need to create a new password, separate from your regular ABA password, in order to use this archive.




Just, William
Message From The Chair


Crum, Joanne

Committee Roster  

Modified by William Just on March 17, 2016

Back to Top