Job Details

Real Estate Attorney in Columbia, SC

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Company name

Stewart Title Guaranty Company.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required


USA Columbia, SC

Date Last Verified

Jun 07,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018

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Underwriting Counsel The candidate will research of various state underwriting practices and development of guidelines and search procedures to complement Company’s underwriting standards. Provides guidance to company personnel in the performance of real estate settlement services. Issues underwriting standards and guidelines in accordance with established company processes. Assist underwriting team in addressing coverage issues raised in the underwriting and negotiation process to assist in the successful closing of business opportunities. Remain current on industry claims and coverage issues and communicate issues to underwriting team to ensure complete awareness. Assist, where appropriate, in the determination of underwriting philosophy and appropriate handling based upon the changing legal environment. Assist in agent and internal employee education through webinars and seminars. Must have thorough knowledge of title insurance rates and rules for all states licensed and be abreast of all current developments in rules in the licensed states. Must have knowledge of title insurance underwriting standards for each state assigned. Must have the ability to discuss and review proposed requests for coverage to determine potential risks; to suggest and provide adequate language in title commitments, policies and endorsements which will protect the company's interest while assisting the agents. Must be able to issue underwriting guidelines in keeping with risk decisions of management and keep management aware of risks undertaken and possible consequences. Should be Microsoft Office proficient. Must have License to practice law in good standing. Should have completion of an undergraduate degree. A Juris Doctorate is required. Possession of a Law license in designated state required. Should have 1-2 years of experience in Law Office which includes experience in Real Property Law.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Stewart Title Guaranty Company.
District Office of South Carolina
2903 Millwood Ave
Columbia, SC 29211