SUMMARY: This position serves as a resource to agents and staff on Florida title and real estate issues by responding to phone calls and written inquiries, as well as, managing the office’s CLE program, writing articles and presenting educational seminars.
Promptly respond to underwriting calls from agents and make sound business decisions that facilitate the issuance of title insurance policies and manage the risk of loss to the company
Work to coordinate and foster a continuing close relationship with other CATIC branch offices
Create and manage a CLE program for Florida agents, to include webinar, live presentations and written materials – including Practice Notes and articles
Provide support to coworkers as needed to assure the most efficient working relationship and the most effective delivery of services to agents
Visit agents, in coordination with sales staff, to encourage the use of CATIC services
Assist title searchers in resolving title issues related to the preparation of title searches
Advise staff regarding endorsements and policies prepared in-house for agents
Provide advice to Title Counsel on complex title matters
Create a new training and mentoring program for newly hired Title Counsel and oversee its implementation.
Actively participate in state, regional or national associations and professional groups
Any other matters delegated by the SVP of Florida State Operations or CATIC’s General Counsel
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Creative problem solving abilities
Excellent interpersonal skills
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an accredited law school and license to practice law in Florida
At least five years of legal experience with an emphasis on Florida real estate and title insurance
Knowledge in bankruptcy, estate settlement, mortgage and lending, and insurance regulation matters preferred
CATIC is a 50-year old regional, bar-related title underwriter recently licensed to do business in Florida. CATIC operates exclusively through a network of independent title agents in all states in which it does business.