For Immediate Release

Bismarck, N.D., Resident Receives ALTA National Title Professional Designation

Washington, DC, November 18, 2015 — Tim L. Pearson has been awarded a National Title Professional (NTP) designation from the American Land Title Association (ALTA), the national trade association of the land title insurance industry. Pearson joins 50 other industry leaders from around the United States who have earned the professional designation.

The designation recognizes land title professionals who demonstrate the knowledge, experience and dedication essential to the safe and efficient transfer of real property.*

“I applaud Tim’s professionalism and extensive knowledge of the land title insurance industry,” said ALTA President John M. Hollenbeck NTP. ”His work ethic and dedication to the future of the industry make him a much-deserved recipient of a National Title Professional designation. I encourage other North Dakota land title insurance professionals to follow Tim’s lead and apply for this esteemed designation.”

Pearson is President of First Dakota Title in Bismarck, N.D., and has more than 30 years of experience in the land title insurance industry. He frequently speaks at real estate industry events for lenders and realtors and serves on ALTA’s Government Affairs Committee and Research Committee. He is a past member of the Bismarck Board of Realtors and is a member of the North Dakota Land Title Association (NDLTA).

Pearson is the second NTP designee from North Dakota. A full directory of National Title Professionals is available here.

The designation has several elements, including industry and compliance prerequisites and training requirements. To apply for the NTP designation and for more information, please visit ALTA's NTP website.


The American Land Title Association, founded in 1907, is the national trade association representing more than 6,000 title insurance companies, title and settlement agents, independent abstracters, title searchers, and real estate attorneys. With offices throughout the United States, ALTA members conduct title searches, examinations, closings, and issue title insurance that protects real property owners and mortgage lenders against losses from defects in titles.

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*Designation under the National Title Professional Program solely demonstrates that a land title professional has met the particular standards and criteria of the National Title Professional Program.  Neither the American Land Title Association, nor the designation itself, guarantees or warrants anything beyond a designee’s ability to meet such standards or criteria.  The American Land Title Association makes no representations, warranties, or guarantees as to, and assumes no responsibility for, the proper performance of land title services, including but not limited to the transfer of real property, or related services provided by designees.

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