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Illinois Attorney: Continuing Legal Education

Title Policies - A Practical Overview
(Online On-Demand Presentation)
An excellent course for both the novice and advanced real estate practitioner. Jerry Hobfoll, an Illinois attorney with more than 20 years of direct experience in the title insurance industry, will help you learn to effectively protect your clients and resolve title issues.

Topics will include:

  • Important considerations when reviewing the marked-up title commitment at closing.
  • Avoiding nightmare scenarios: Confirming proper coverage under the issued policy.
  • Discussion of more than thirty endorsements to the title policy.

View this presentation and gain confidence to capably advise your real estate clients regarding appropriate title insurance coverage.

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2.5 Hour(s) General
Tuition: $60.00


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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