Job Details

Real Estate Attorney in Portland, OR

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Company name

Old Republic Title Insurance Group (ORTIG)

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Portland, OR

Date Last Verified

Sep 14,2018

Posted on

Oct 16,2017

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Underwriting Counsel Duties: Directs, leads and grows the Company’s statewide network of title insurance agents by providing underwriting support, guidelines and education related to the issuance of title insurance. Responds to questions regarding title impediments, assessing the risk and providing possible solutions and coverage. Monitors state and federal regulatory and legal requirements and advises agents and company operations respecting those matters affecting them. Promotes the Company through participation in public relations and state bar programs including legal and underwriting instruction; represents the Company at various trade and industry functions; organizes and participates in seminars, events and other educational opportunities for agents, lenders and realtors.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a licensed Maine attorney with 5+ years of experience in Maine real estate transactions. Must have strong computer skills and be conversant with title insurance forms and the preparation of commitments, policies and endorsements. Must be proficient in untangling title issues and proposing viable title/title insurance solutions. General knowledge of Federal and State regulations related to real estate title insurance and settlement services. Must have strong abstract and critical thinking skills. Must have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and timely follow up in a fast-paced environment. Must be generally accessible to lead agents and their staff personnel in a collaborative spirit of team underwriting.

Company info

Mark Cranford
Old Republic Title Insurance Group (ORTIG)
1 SW Columbia St
Suite 750
Portland, OR 97258