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|Agency Approval||Course Number||Expiration|
|Louisiana Real Estate Commission||0081||12/31/2020|
Adam B Beckman
Adam B. Beckman manages the Title Stream Northshore Office located in Mandeville, Louisiana. Adam handles various real estate issues related to the closings that his office handles for properties throughout Southeast Louisiana. Adam has established himself as a resource for real estate agents, their buyers and sellers. He provides fluid communication and guidance concerning legal and ethical issues that arise as part of their real estate business. As a certified instructor with the Louisiana Real Estate Commission, Adam regularly teaches classes for real estate agents. He enjoys developing new topics and sharing trending news that will benefit not just the agent, but also the consumer.A natural conversationalist, Adam had a diverse career in both the legal world as well as in sales and marketing. Adam graduated from Mississippi State University where he received his B.S. in Political Science, followed by receiving his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama's School of Law. When Adam is not engaged with clients or solving title issues, he is coaching his son's baseball team and enjoying outdoor adventures with his wife and their two children. No matter the audience, Adam is a people person and finds fulfillment sharing his legal stories and personal experiences with the intent to help others.
Ian G Fisher
Ian G. Fisher headlines our newest and hippest office located in the heart of the historic Faubourg Marigny, which opened in early 2017. Before that, he cut his teeth at the Uptown Office and has been practicing real estate law in Orleans Parish for almost seven years. Ian is a New Orleans transplant, finding himself on the dirty coast after growing up in the West Coast’s San Francisco Bay Area, followed by fifteen years in the East Coast’s New York City.
Ian received his B.A. in Art History and Anthropology from Columbia University and his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School, where he received the award for earning highest grade in his class in Property Law. Ian is a member of the New York State Bar and the Louisiana State Bar. He fancies himself as one of the best closers in New Orleans, always making his buyers and sellers feel comfortable through an experience that can be fraught with anxiety and uncertainty. He looks forward to seeing you at his round closing table where everyone is a queen or king!
James E. Smith Jr. (Jim) presently heads the Residential Services Department and is the Manager of the Title Stream Uptown Office, located on Maple Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jim offers extensive experience in land use and all real estate matters. He manages an active real estate practice and directs projects of various sizes and characters. Jim represents buyers, sellers, and lenders in real estate transactions, including all types of contract and document preparation and numerous real estate financings.
In his younger years, Jim represented various gaming companies and contributed as an author of the successful Riverboat Gaming Act, permitting riverboat gambling on Louisiana’s waterways. Before founding the law firm Smith Martin in 1984, which is now Smith and Treuting, L.L.C., Jim was a staff attorney for the Federal Energy Commission of the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington D.C.
Jim received his undergraduate degree from Boston College. He then attended Cambridge University in England where he received an L.L.B., followed by attending George Washington University where he received an L.L.M.
Jim is authorized to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court and the Supreme Court of Louisiana. He is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association and the Louisiana State Bar Association (sections on Real Estate, Business and Corporate Law).
When not practicing law, Jim likes to fish, go sailing, play with his dog and spend time with his wife and children.
Nathan C. H. Board is Title Stream’s curative attorney based out of the Uptown Office where he conducts closings, title, curative work and all aspects of Real Estate Law. Nathan’s interests in linguistics and history led him into the legal field. He received his B.A. in Sociology from Louisiana State University followed by receiving his Juris Doctorate from the Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Nathan is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Louisiana Land Title Association. He is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, and in the United States District Courts for the Middle, Eastern, and Western Districts of Louisiana.
Nathan enjoys spending time outdoors, the Saints and LSU athletics. When he is not closing deals, Nathan spends a lot of his time in Sweden. Should the need arise, Nathan is more than happy to conduct your real estate closing in Swedish.
Olivia K Byers
Olivia K. Byers specializes in residential real estate, specializing in successions, and is based out of the Title Stream Metairie Office. Olivia’s primary focus is residential and commercial real estate closings for properties throughout southeast Louisiana, but she also handles all matters ancillary to the title process, such as reviewing successions, community property settlements, drafting restrictions, boundary disputes, etc.
Before a potential new file is even opened, Olivia is already skimming the land records for general title conflicts so that she can brief clients ahead of time on what to expect through out the process. No two transactions are ever the same in real estate, and Olivia enjoys identifying and suggesting solutions on issues before clients even realize there is a problem.
A native of Baton Rouge, Olivia received her B.S. and Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University. She has two Fantasy Football championships, but has lost count on how many times she has been to Disney World; and yes, she will return your calls to ensure the happiest place on Earth is at her closing table.
Randi L Schexnayder
Randi L. Schexnayder primarily focuses on residential and commercial real estate closings for properties throughout southeast Louisiana, but she also handles all matters ancillary to the title process, such as reviewing encroachments and measurements revealed by boundary surveys. Additionally, Randi functions as one of the Company's title examiners. She also is actively engaged in land law research regarding current legislation on various subjects. These are then implemented into continuing education classes, of which she is an approved instructor under the Louisiana Real Estate Commission.
Prior to joining Title Stream, Randi litigated civil cases involving real estate transactions, lease agreements, eviction proceedings, successions, and general family law matters.
Randi graduated from University of Louisiana at Lafayette where she received her B.A. in English, History, and French. From there, she went on to earn her J.D. and D.C.L. from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center and Universit Jean Moulin, Lyon III, Lyon Law School. Randi is licensed to practice law in Louisiana.
It may seem like Randi's life is real estate law all day and everyday, but in her spare time Randi also enjoys exploring different types of artistic hobbies.
Roxanne M. Mckenzie manages the Baton Rouge Office of Title Stream, where she handles all matters ancillary to the title process. Despite a diverse legal background, Roxanne found her passion in real estate law. More than just a series of transactions, real estate law is an industry built around relationships, and she finds joy in facilitating a person’s dream of home ownership. Her goal is to ensure all parties feel comfortable when they sit down at her closing table.
Roxanne received her B.A. in English with a minor in French from Louisiana State University, and her Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center. She is a member of the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors and the Louisiana Bar Association.
When she is not practicing real estate law, Roxanne enjoys spending time with her four children. She also enjoys playing the guitar and sings for fun. Back in the day she won contests singing competitively, but has since passed that torch to her kids, who also share a love for music.
Excellent, very relevant course. Terrific teacher, atty. Jim Smith.
Jim gave an excellent Class. Most topical & informative class I’ve taken all year. Thank you.
Very informative - should be recommended to everyone.
Jim & his team were brilliant, as always!
Collaborative format was very engaging and informative.