Faculty Profile: Joseph Kirkland Jr.

Joseph Kirkland Jr.CloseTrak5860 Ridgeway Center Parkway Suite 101 Memphis, TN 38120 Work Phone: (901) 333-1360Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (10)
  • Hot Topics in Real Estate 2019
  • Real Estate Essentials: Terms, Terms, Terms
  • Hot Topics in Real Estate: Tax Sales Panel
  • Hot Topics in Real Estate 2018
  • Real Estate Essentials: The Ins and Outs of Titles
  • Hot Topics in Real Estate 2017
  • Pitfalls to Avoid at Real Estate Closings
  • Real Estate Essentials 2016
  • Real Estate Underwriters' Panel
  • Hot Topics In Real Estate 2010
Biography

Joe is currently an attorney and Senior Underwriting Counsel at CloseTrak LLC;
 
For fifteen (15) years Joe was a partner in the Memphis law firm of Kirkland, Rothman-Branning & Associates, PLLC, where his primary area of practice was real estate, including residential and commercial real estate closings and title work. 
 
Mr. Kirkland is a former underwriting counsel for Chicago Title Insurance Company in Memphis. He received his B.S. degree from East Tennessee State University and his J.D. degree from Memphis State University. 
 
He is a past President if the Real Estate Industry Trade Association (1994). 
 
Mr. Kirkland is a member of the Memphis (Chair, Real Estate & Environmental Law Section, 1992, 2016) and Tennessee (Chair, Real Estate Section, 2003-04) bar associations.  He currently serves on the TBA Real Estate Section Council.
 
Joe is active in the Tennessee Land Title Association and has served on their Education, Membership and Legislative (Co-Chair) committees.
 
He has been a frequent lecturer to attorneys, paralegals and the real estate industry for many years. 
 
Specialties:
Joe concentrates his practice in the area of residential, commercial and industrial real estate and real estate closings.