The Commercial Department at Lakeside Title is comprised of seasoned commercial real estate attorneys and professionals with the experience required to ensure your commercial transaction goes smoothly. At Lakeside, we offer title insurance through four highly rated title insurers. In addition to title services, our affiliated law firm, Lakeside Law Firm, represents clients in all aspects of commercial transactions.
At Lakeside Title we understand the various nuances involved in new construction. A multitude of issues can arise during new construction, acquisition, sales, loans, and even restructuring. Problems resulting from cost overruns, breaks in priority, and even mechanic’s liens can be easily addressed if you work with the right title and settlement company. At Lakeside Title, our expert title and closing team is well versed in pending construction loan disbursements, as well as underwriting complex mechanic’s lien coverage issues. Entrust Lakeside Title with your next construction project and experience the difference.
Lakeside has 16 convenient locations across Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, so our commercial title and closing department can assist you with your transaction no matter your location. We have the knowledge you depend on whether you are a commercial real estate broker, lender, developer, investor or an attorney. We are confident in even the most complex commercial real estate transactions. Entrust Lakeside with your next commercial real estate transaction and experience the difference.
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Lakeside Title’s Commercial Team
Director, Commercial Division / Underwriting Attorney
Lisa Eidelberg is a seasoned real estate attorney who has been in the title industry for over 30 years. Lisa began her career as a settlement attorney for one of the largest title companies in the Delmarva area. Several years later, Lisa, along with a colleague, opened their own title company which ran successfully for over 13 years before merging with the largest title company on the east coast, where Lisa was employed as in-house counsel.
She is a real estate title junkie and well respected in the title industry for her wealth of knowledge in all aspects of real estate law from ground rents to residential and commercial tractions to government contracts. Lisa’s strengths are in identifying and resolving any title issue discovered by her or presented to her by colleagues, other attorneys, or clients. She has earned respect in the title industry attributed to both her knowledge of title and her finesse in handling complex title issues seamlessly.
Lisa has been active in the MLTA and has testified before the Maryland General Assembly on behalf of the MLTA and was instrumental in revising the MLTA Producer’s Licensing Test.
KATHLEEN C. GIBISON
Kathleen “KC” Gibison received her Bachelor of Science in Finance before earning her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Maryland School of Law. Prior to being admitted to the Maryland Bar in 2001, she advanced her tax law education at the University of Miami School of Law. KC began her career under the tutelage of Jerry S. Sopher, Esq. at Continental Title where she continued to work until joining Lakeside Title Company in October 2016. KC is a transactional attorney who serves her clients in their real estate transactions ranging from the expected to the most complex. She handles both residential and commercial settlements in addition to 1031 tax-deferred exchanges and business law matters. KC was raised in Baltimore County but considers herself a real “city girl” with both her home and the Lakeside Title Company Baltimore City office located in the Federal Hill neighborhood.
Underwriter/Commercial Business Development
Cailin Quinn is an experienced and tenured title professional that has conducted commercial real estate settlements for over 30 years. Before joining Lakeside Title, Cailin worked for prominent national organizations such as First American Title Insurance Company, Commonwealth Title Insurance Company/Landamerica and Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation. At Lakeside Title, Cailin executes business development strategies and handles commercial underwriting and escrow activities throughout Maryland. Cailin graduated from Loyola University and currently resides in Towson. In her spare time, Cailin enjoys playing tennis and platform tennis with friends.
Director, Builder Services/Settlement Officer
Rose Kalinock is a Maryland licensed settlement officer and business producer with over 20 years of experience in the title insurance industry. Her many years of working in the industry have given her an in-depth understanding of the many diverse and critical aspects of the title insurance business. This knowledge has enabled her to guide clients through the detailed and sometimes complex settlement process for both commercial and residential transactions dealing with land acquisition and development, construction and delivery of the final product.
Rose attended Howard Community College and New Mexico State University. She is fluent in Spanish, having lived in Spain prior to moving to Columbia, and loves the multicultural community that she was raised in. Her favorite times are those spent with family and friends doing things she loves to do; such as dining, traveling, road biking, paddle boarding, attending sporting events and spending time outdoors.
Alex Laperouse received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Clemson University in 2010 and her Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law in 2013. Prior to joining Lakeside, Alex began her legal career in the title industry at another local title company. She is a member of the Maryland bar and she currently sits on the Board of Directors of the YWCA of Annapolis, a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Alex was born and raised in Howard County but now resides in Federal Hill with her husband (also named Alex) and their beautiful daughter, Lucy.
Donna Dodson has been working in the title industry for over 34 years and is a true Baltimore Girl. She started in the real estate industry as a settlement officer and title examiner in the late 80’s and worked for several of the top law firms and title companies. In 1993 she stepped it up again and began working in the commercial and builder division of the largest Title Company in the Mid-Atlantic; all while pursuing a Bachelor of Art’s Degree from Villa Julie College in Paralegal Studies. She came to Lakeside Title in 2010 and has been an invaluable fixture in our commercial and builder divisions. We are proud to have her on our team. In her free time, Donna is a volunteer for Animal Rescue, Inc.
John-Paul was born and raised in New York City. He attended the University at Buffalo where he graduated with a B.S. in Philosophy and then the University at Buffalo Law School where he earned his Juris Doctor.
John-Paul has been in the title industry for over ten years. He has experience with both commercial and residential transactions in DC, MD and VA. He also has worked in a Foreclosure law firm where he gained extensive experience with foreclosure procedures and creditor’s rights issues.
In his spare time, John-Paul enjoys watching the Yankees, playing sports and spending time with his family.
John-Paul is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and the District of Maryland Federal Court.
Commercial Processor/Settlement Officer
Kelly J. Peterson, Commercial Processor, has worked in the title industry for the last 17 years. She began her career in December of 2000 with Jerry S. Sopher, Esq. She has an array of experience and knowledge in our industry. She spent the first 15 years of her career in residential processing and for the last 2 years she has been working in Commercial. Kelly has expertise in processing purchases, refinances, new construction, foreclosures, REO’s and short sales. Kelly currently resides in Baltimore County and has been married for 19 years. She has two beautiful children and enjoys spending her off time at the Lake in Dover, Pennsylvania.
More than a title provider, we are your partner.
Lakeside Title Company recognizes the value of providing the tools realtors, lenders, buyers, sellers and builders need to make transactions run smoothly. We pride ourselves on protecting our clients every step of the way and delivering a great experience for you and your client. Lakeside Title Company is more than a title provider, we are a true partner.
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