2019 Fall Education Seminar

November 6, 2019 – Fall Education Seminar – Livonia Marriott, Livonia

$159.00 MLTA Room Block – Click here to make reservations

Event Details


8:30 – 9:00

9:00 – 9:15
Opening Remarks and Announcements
MLTA President – Tom Lico, President, Capital Title Insurance Agency

9:15 – 9:30
Lansing Report
Michigan Legislative Consultants

9:30 – 9:50
Endorsement Review – 36-06 Series, identified risks – Leasehold, CCR-Land Under Development and Encroachments
Samuel A. Shiel, ITP IEP, Vice President/Midwest Underwriting Counsel – AmTrust Title (Shiel, Samuel bio)

9:50 – 10:00

10:00 – 10:45
FIRPTA and 1099 Reporting 
Julie Lepore, AFSP, CAA, Director, FIRPTA Solutions, Inc. (Julie Lepore – Director – FIRPTA Solutions – Bio)

10:45 – 11:30
Don’t get Caught in the “Acts” –AXE
Changes in Construction Lien Act, Certificate of Trust Act, Marketable Title Act, Marijuana Act
Tobias Lipski, Underwriting Counsel, First American Title Insurance Company (Tobias Lipski bio)
Michelle Donovan, Attorney, Butzel Long (Donovan, Michelle bio)
Philip T. Savich, Vice President and Michigan State Counsel, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (Phil Savich bio)
Moderator: Gregg Nathanson, Couzens Lansky (Gregg bio)

11:30 – 11:45
PR Committee Update – Talking Points “Committee on the street”
Lisa Rozmarniewicz, Capital Title Insurance Agency

11:45 – 12:45

Thank you to our lunch sponsor 

12:45 – 1:45
RU ready for IPEN and RON?
In Person Electronic Notarization and Remote Online Notarization has been the topic this year! The panel will discuss how you can close digitally – Hybrid, IPEN, or RON. What the key hurdles are and capabilities of this emerging technology. As you begin to build the road to a digital closing, be informed how to find the right balance between convenience, security and risk.
Nancy G. Pratt, VP – Partner Relations & Gov’t Affairs, of Pavaso (Nancy Pratt Bio)
Rick Triola, Founder/CEO, of NotaryCam (Rick Triola Bio)
David Burner, Strategic Planning and Partnership Manager, of Notarize (David Burner Bio)
Moderator: Cindy Immonen, NTP, CLTP, VP, State Agency Representative–Michigan FNTG

1:45 – 3:00
Underwriter Panel – The Horror Stories of Claims/Tales from the Crypt – Call to Action/Claims scenarios
An opportunity to have discussion with some of the top underwriters in our industry.
Meredith Weingarden, VP MI State & Sr. Agency Counsel, CLTP, Fidelity National Title Group (Weingarden, Meredith Bio 2019)
Kristen Dankert, Michigan Underwriting Counsel, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company (Kristen Dankert Bio)
David Martyn, VP, Midwest Agency Regional Underwriting Counsel, First American Title Insurance Company (Dave Martyn Bio – 2019)
Robert Meyers, VP, Senior Underwriting Counsel, North American Title Insurance Company (Grand Rapids) (Meyers_Robert – Bio – Michigan – July 31, 2019)
Allan Dick, VP, Central Division Underwriter, WFG National Title Insurance Company (Livonia only) (Allan Dick bio)