Title Attorney

Examine abstracts of titles, leases, contracts, and other legal documents.
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Salary Range
$75,000 – $165,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Title Attorneys do?

Examines abstracts of titles, leases, contracts, and other legal documents to determine ownership of land, and gas, oil, and mineral rights: Draws up legal documents covering purchase and sale of land, and oil, gas, and mineral rights, drafts deeds and affidavits, and presents other evidence to meet legal requirements of documents. Examines instruments and opinions prepared by other attorneys and advises officials of organization as to legal requirements in connection with titles. Searches for and examines public records and writes opinions on titles. Prepares cases for trial and tries or assists in trial of lawsuits involving titles to land, and gas, oil, and mineral rights.


Should I be a Title Attorney?

You should have a doctoral degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Attorney, City Attorney, Claim Attorney, Commonwealth Attorney, County Attorney, Patent Attorney, Sports Attorney See More

    How to become a Title Attorney

    Most Title Attorneys have a Doctorate. Start by getting your Bachelor's degree. Chart?chd=s:aaaaf9&chl=||||master%27s+%288%25%29|doctorate+%2892%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,92
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