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

    Reps and Warranties in Purchase and Sale Agreements – You Can’t Always Get What You Want…But Can You Get What You Need?


    Parties spend a lot of time negotiating representations and warranties in commercial real estate purchase and sale agreements. But do they end up with what they need? Or is this an elaborate dance that falls short of affording appropriate protection to each party? This advanced program discusses issues ...

    Real Estate Basics for Estate Planning and Administration Paralegals


    2016 eLearning Program: More Than the Basics: Estate Planning and Estate Administration The eLearning Program is a training series focused on the needs of new lawyers and paralegals working in the areas of trust and estate law. The ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and ...

    Ethical Issues in Estate Planning

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Just, William
Message From The Chair


Crum, Joanne
Miester, Alvin

Committee Roster  

Modified by William Just on March 17, 2016

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