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Joel Atkins – Assistant Vice President, Underwriting Counsel

Prior to joining Stewart, Joel worked as a legal assistant for The Moore Law Firm, LLP. He began his career in the title industry as a title examiner for Stewart in 2003. Three years later, Joel became underwriting counsel, where he assisted one of the nation’s largest paper producers in the underwriting and title closing of 1.55 million acres of timberland, across four U.S. states, for $2.38 billion. Joel also assisted in the underwriting and title closing of a Texas chemical plant expansion valued at $677 million.

He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association and was a recipient of the Stewart Associate of the Year award in 2007.

Joel earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas Tech University. He also obtained his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law.