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Illinois Attorney: Continuing Legal Education

Title Commitments - A Practical Overview
(Online On-Demand Presentation)

This course is one in a series of programs designed to increased lawyers' understanding of title insurance and important concepts that impact the representation of clients in real estate matters. This program provides in-depth information regarding Title Commitments and the various exceptions to title that can make the road to closing treacherous for client and lawyer alike.

The instructor, Jerry Hobfoll, is an Illinois attorney and 20-year frontline title insurance veteran who has confronted countless property and ownership issues during his career.

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3 Hour(s) General
Tuition: $72.00


Jerrold Hobfoll, Esq. is an Illinois attorney with over twenty years of experience in the title insurance industry. After starting his legal career in private practice and managing his law office's Attorney Title Guaranty Fund operation, Jerry served as a Title Officer and Underwriter with the Lake County Office of Chicago Title from 1987 to 2001. He then acted as Regional Underwriter with Metropolitan Title Insurance Company, and between 2005 and 2008 Jerry was an Office Counsel with the Lender's Division of Chicago Title Insurance Company in their Chicago Loop Office. Jerry is presently in private practice as a sole practictioner specializing in the areas of real estate and title insurance. Jerry has presented numerous seminars on title insurance issues to attorneys and bank loan officers, including a recent series of three seminars for Chicago Title's attorney agents on the procedures for preparation of a title commitment. He obtained his Juris Doctor Degree from IIT-Chicago Kent School of Law in 1979. Jerry currently is working in claims administration with Fidelity National Title Insurance Company.


The amount of CLE credits reflect the maximum amount of credit that can be earned. Only actual attendance or participation earns credit. MCLE Rule 795(e)(6).

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