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A thorough examination of property records is essential to verifying ownership rights and ensuring that title is clear of unwanted encumbrances. Do you know how to successfully unearth all hidden hazards and protect clients from avoidable risks? This guide will walk you through the title examination process with practical tips and resources. From initial information gathering to creating the chain of title, examining liens and more, gain the key skills you need to give clients peace of mind and pave the way for a smooth deal. Enhance your practice - order today!
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This course has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of alternative format CLE credits by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education, which includes 1.0 hour of alternative format ethical considerations.
CHERI A. HIPENBECKER is general counsel for Knight Barry Title, Inc. She joined Knight Barry Title, Inc. in January of 2007 and has since utilized her skills to help grow the business to be one of the largest title agencies in the midwest with more than 25 offices in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, and Michigan. On a daily basis, Ms. Hipenbecker serves as a first point of contact for Knight Barry Title, Inc.’s staff on legal matters. Prior to joining Knight Barry Title, Inc., she had a private practice for seven years, focusing on real estate and business law. Ms. Hipenbecker speaks frequently on topics ranging from what is a title commitment to how to solve complex title issues. She earned her J.D. degree from the University of Minnesota Law School.
BRAD L.F. HOESCHEN is the Wisconsin state manager and underwriting counsel for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company. In his capacity as assistant vice president, he assists Old Republic agents with underwriting decisions and works to strengthen Old Republic's agency network in Wisconsin. Prior to joining Old Republic, Mr. Hoeschen worked in a private practice for litigation defending title insurance companies and agents. He also worked in transactional practice, assisting individuals and corporations in acquiring real property. Mr. Hoeschen currently serves on the Milwaukee Administrative Review Appeals Board, hearing appeals of various violations of municipal ordinances. He was appointed to the position by the mayor of Milwaukee. He previously served on the City of Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission. Mr. Hoeschen also chaired the Woodlands School Board of Directors, Select Milwaukee Board of Directors and Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Council. He is a graduate of Marquette University Law School and Loyola University-New Orleans. He has served as adjunct faculty at Marquette University Law School. Prior to law school, Mr. Hoeschen was a print and broadcast journalist in Milwaukee and New Orleans.
ORLANDO LUCERO is the vice-president and New Mexico underwriting counsel for Fidelity National Title Group. Before that he was New Mexico and Oklahoma underwriting counsel for Stewart Title Guaranty Company. Previously, Mr. Lucero worked as a commercial escrow officer at Stewart Title of Albuquerque and as associate state underwriting counsel and senior escrow officer at First American Title Insurance Company. Before going into the title insurance business in 2003, he was in private practice primarily focusing on all aspects of real estate transactions, including sales and purchases, finance, leasing, 1031 exchanges, and land use. Mr. Lucero received his undergraduate degree, with honors; and with distinction (Phi Beta Kappa) from Stanford University and his law degree from Stanford Law School. He is a frequent national and local lecturer and author on numerous topics related to real estate transactions and title insurance. Mr. Lucero has been an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico Anderson School of Business, where he has taught a commercial real estate course. He is a co-creator of the ABA's "Llaves de mi Casa" (Keys to my House) video that provides information to first time homebuyers in Spanish and English. Mr. Lucero serves on the American Bar Association Board of Governors, and has served as the vice-chair and secretary of the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, and the chair of the American Bar Association Council for Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline. Mr. Lucero is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and has been a fellow of the New Mexico Bar Foundation. Mr. Lucero has been listed in Bristol's Who's Who, Who's Who Among American Lawyers, and Who's Who Among Outstanding Americans. His current and past community activities include secretary and board member, New Mexico Land Title Association; president, New Mexico Chapter of the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties and 1997 NAIOP Chapter Member of the Year; and co-founder, New Mexicans for Smart Growth.