MLTA 2014 Fall Education Seminar

November 13 & 14

Hilton Garden Inn, Billings

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MLTA Fall Education Seminar


November 13 & 14, 2014



MLTA 2014 Fall Education Seminar Presentations 


“Bankruptcy Boot Camp,” Gregg Colbo, Fidelity National Title Group

Gregg's Handout


“ALTA 32-06 and ALTA 33-06 endorsement series,” Cindy Guanell, First American Title Insurance Co.

Cindy's Handout II

Cindy's Handout III

Cindy's Handout IV


“Claims in Montana” Bob Sewell, Cory Berkram and Ted Lovec


“CFPB Enforcement Actions,” Michael Holden, North American Title Ins. Co.

Michael's Handout I

 Michael's Handout II

Michael's Handout III

Michael's Handout IV

Michael's Handout V


“New Sheriff in Town - The Rules just got Changed!,” Diane Evans, Land Title Guarantee Co., ALTA  President

Diane's Handout


Title Company-Banker Partnership in a Changing Environment,” Kay Kennedy & Cindy Reiss, First Interstate Bank

Kay and Cindy's Handout I

Kay and Cindy's Handout II


“ALTA Best Practices - Explanation and Adoption: An Underwriters’ Panel Discussion,” Kevin Fiet, Cindy Guanell, Bob Rice, Jeff Wiener


“Real Estate Transfers at Death in Montana:  Probate and Non-Probate,” Ashley Burleson, Crowley Fleck Attorneys


Current Topics in Escrow,” Anita McMurtrey, Phil DeAngeli and Bob Sewell, Title Financial Corp.

Escrow Handout II

Escrow Handout III

Escrow Handout IV

Escrow Handout V

Escrow Handout VI


Ethics:  "So you lied to them? ... only verbally,” Jeff Wiener, Old Republic National Title Company





MLTA 2014 Spring Education Seminar Presentations



“What Title Companies Need To Know About Crossing Railroad Property,” Roy Harper, BNSF


“Insuring After Judicial and Non-Judicial Foreclosures” David Lawson, Fidelity National Title Group


“Mechanic Liens and Indemnity Agreements: Problems and potential solutions,”

Collyer Church, Stewart Title Guaranty Co.


“Access and Easements,” Cindy Guanell, First American Title Ins. Co.


Cindy's Outline


“Top Title Defects – Cured,” Don Snavely, Snavely Law Firm


2013 Legislative Updates presented by Bob Sewell


Coming Soon:  “Real Estate Law and Recent Court Cases,” Ben Hursh, Crowley Fleck


Power of Attorney,“  David Lawson, Fidelity National Title Group


“Understanding Ethical Dilemmas,” Belle Marie, Carroll College







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