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.
Joe concentrates his practice in the area of residential, commercial and industrial real estate and real estate closings.