For Immediate Release

San Jose, Calif., Resident Receives National Title Professional Designation

Washington, DC, May 11, 2015 — Judi Souza 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. Souza joins 46 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.*

“Judi’s enthusiasm and pride for her work in the land title insurance industry is admirable,” said ALTA President Diane Evans NTP. ”Her professionalism and industry knowledge prove her to be a much-deserved recipient of a National Title Professional designation. I hope that other land title insurance professionals follow Judi’s lead and apply for an NTP designation.”

Souza is the owner of Escrow Expertise in San Jose, CA, and is a founding member of the American Escrow Association. She serves on several ALTA committees and is a frequent speaker at industry events. Souza is a court-qualified expert witness with more than 40 years of experience regarding Standard of Care in numerous areas including: escrow, title insurance, notary public, mortgage lending and claims.

Souza is the third NTP designee from California. 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 nearly 5,400 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 has 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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