This course discusses the basics of Florida Construction Lien Law and the company’s underwriting guidelines. You will learn about:
- Notice of Commencement
- Notice of Termination
- Claims of Lien
- Tranwsfer of Liens to Bonds
- Priority of Contract
- General and Sub Contractors
Presenter: Barry Scholnik
Vice President / Florida Underwriting Counsel
A title industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Barry serves as vice president, underwriting counsel. After earning his B.A. from Emory University and his J.D. from the University of Miami, he managed a title company in Palm Beach County and served as underwriting counsel for two national title insurance underwriters. Barry joined Stewart Title Guaranty Company in 1995 as state counsel for Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands before taking his current position.
Barry is admitted to the Florida Bar and belongs to the organization’s Title Insurance Committee and Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section. He is a past president of the Florida Land Title Association (FLTA) and a former chairperson of the FLTA Insurers section. In 2011, he was honored by the FLTA with the annual Raymond O. Denham Memorial Award.