Title Counsel
Job Type
Full-time
Description

REPORTS TO: Manager of Underwriting

DEPARTMENT: Legal


SUMMARY:

Serves as a resource to agents and staff on Rhode Island title and real estate issues by responding to phone calls and written inquiries, as well as, writing articles and presenting educational seminars.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  1. Provides knowledgeable, courteous and prompt responses to underwriting calls from agents; makes sound business decisions that facilitate the issuance of title insurance policies while appropriately managing the risk of loss to the company.
  2. Assists title searchers in resolving title issues related to the preparation of title searches.
  3. Advises staff regarding endorsements and policies prepared in-house for agents.
  4. Review condominium documents.
  5. Meet with agents to resolve underwriting questions.
  6. Visits, in coordination with Agent Services, to encourage the use of CATIC services.
  7. Writes Practice Notes and articles on real estate issues.
  8. Participates in educational seminars and professional organization activities.
  9. Performs other duties as required.


Requirements

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 Rhode Island.
  • Three years of legal experience with an emphasis on Rhode Island real estate.
  • Experience in bankruptcy, estate settlement and litigation matters preferred.


EEO Statement


CATIC Financial, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and to maintaining a work environment that is free from discrimination without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.