Lars E. Schuller joined the firm as special counsel in 2006 as the manager of the firm’s Sevierville office. He now practices in the firm’s Knoxville office, principally in the areas of real estate litigation, real estate title law, real estate transactions, and related matters. He has obtained defense judgments for sellers, title agencies, title insurance companies, and flood insurance data providers in state and federal court actions, and he has prosecuted actions, obtaining judgments and decrees to remedy title defects on behalf of owners and lenders. Also, he has successfully litigated matters involving issues of contract, tort, professional liability, construction law, products liability, premises liability, fraud, insurance coverage, governmental liability, employment law, and landlord and tenant rights.
Mr. Schuller’s transactional real estate law practice includes title examinations of industrial, commercial, and residential properties; producing title opinions and title insurance; all aspects of real estate closings, including: drafting deeds and other instruments; settlement statements; and representation of buyers, sellers, institutional and private lenders. He is a licensed title insurance producer and writes title insurance for First American Title Insurance Company. Further, he represents secured creditors in foreclosure and bankruptcy proceedings