ALTA Chair, A&A Section
Cynthia D. Blair NTPAttorney/Member
Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC
PO Box 123
700 Huger St, Ste 102
Columbia, SC 29202-0123
Cynthia Durham Blair NTP graduated from Florida State University (BS 1990), the University of South Carolina School of Law (JD 1992) and the University of South Carolina School of Business (MIBS 1995). She was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1993 and admitted to practice law in Florida in 1995.
She is one of the founding members of the law firm of Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC, which opened its doors in December 2014. She practices in the areas of residential real estate, REO (real-estate owned) and relocation. She is a member of the South Carolina Bar, the Florida Bar and the Richland County Bar Association. She is also admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the District of South Carolina, and the Northern and Southern Districts of Florida.
She currently serves on the Board of Governors of the American Land Title Association (ALTA) and is also serving on its Agents & Abstracters Section Executive Committee in addition to several other committees and task forces. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Palmetto Land Title Association and is past-President of that organization and of the Mortgage Lenders Association of Greater Columbia. Cynthia is also a member of the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia and the Central Carolina Realtors Association. Currently she serves on the South Carolina Bar's Real Estate Practices Section Council and the Ethics Advisory Committee. She is the recipient of the 2013 Leadership in Law Award from the SC Lawyers Weekly and the Gold Compleat Lawyer Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law. She is a graduate of the Leadership South Carolina Class of 2012.
She has been named to Greater Columbia Business Monthly's Legal Elite in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 and was the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Woman of the Year in 2006. The STATE newspaper selected her as one of "20 under 40" award recipients for outstanding business people in the Midlands in 2006 and she received the J. Lee McDonald award for outstanding contributions to the Palmetto Land Title Association in 2010. She is a frequent speaker on real estate and real estate-related topics at CLE and other real estate industry seminars.