When did you begin your career in the title or real estate industry and how did you get your start?
Career began in 1982, working with a law firm in Harlingen, Texas. Closing real estate transactions, residential and commercial, was a big part of my early career.
What is the most satisfying part of your role in the transaction process and what makes you stand out from others in your industry?
My varied practice of law over 30 years enables me to quickly find solutions to issues that pop up every day. Most lawyers do not have a general civil practice background anymore. Attorneys have become more specialized over the years.
What factors from your past experience have contibuted the most to your current unique skill set?
For ten years I was a litigator. For another ten years, I had a solo practice with emphasis on real estate transactions. I've spent another ten years in the title industry.
When you're away from the busy Mission Title office, what are some of your favorite activities ?
Travelling, cooking, hunting and fishing.