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NLTA: Serving the Title Industry Since 1903

The Nebraska Land Title Association was formed in 1903 and incorporated in 1966. The Association is guided by an elected Board of Directors and Officers. A committee structure allows Members to make a difference by volunteering their skills and talents. Committees include: Bylaws, Convention, Education, Legislature, Membership, Nominating, Title Person of the Year (TPOY) & Scholarship Awards Committee, Title Insurance Committee, Title Standards, Manual and Forms Committee, Past Presidents Council, and Technology Committee.

OUR MISSION  
Educate and advocate for the land title professional, and foster integrity of its members.


EDUCATION
  
The Association utilizes an Education Committee to plan, organize, promote and be responsible for the execution of a constantly improving program of continuing education.  Current annual programming includes a spring conference (one day) and fall convention with annual education (two days).  An Ethics session is part of each program.  Nebraska licensed title insurance agents and abstracters can earn all the mandatory continuing education hours by attending one of these programs annually.  NLTA programs are also now submitted to the Nebraska Bar Association for approval as Continuing Legal Education (CLE) for Nebraska attorneys.  

NLTA also offers an ongoing Pre-Licensing self-study program that meets the statutory requirement for prelicensing hours.  (The materials can be ordered through our Online Store.)


ADVOCACY 
The purpose of NLTA's Legislative Committee is to remain alert, organized and responsive to any legislation affecting the Land Title Industry in order to effectively respond to issues as they develop.  The Committee and Board work closely with a lobbyist firm to identify, monitor, and proactively support or oppose legislative bills each session.  The advocacy team works collaboratively with a number of other associations and agency groups to craft Nebraska legislation that is responsible, timely and effective.  Association members also donate to the NLTA Political Action Committee (PAC), which separately raises and donates funds to political candidates and measures.  Together they work to educate members and the public of the intricacies of the land title industry. 


PRINCIPLES OF FAIR CONDUCT
The Association is a member of the American Land Title Association (ALTA); and upon its recommendation adopted the "Principles of Fair Conduct" for members.  The Principles document can be accessed here.


AWARDS
  
Annually, the Association awards two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors of eligible active member employees.  Applications are accepted January through April 1st each year.  They are blind-reviewed by a committee, and results are announced by May 1st.

The Association also selects from amongst its membership ranks an annual Title Person of the Year (TPOY).  Nominations may be made by anyone wishing to do so.  Each Candidate will be judged solely on his or her qualifications and letters of recommendation which set out the candidates' involvement in the title industry and which accompany the form. The recipient of the award will be honored with a special presentation during the annual banquet.  Click here for a list of past TPOY winners

Honorary Life Member.  This award can be presented at the discretion of the Board of Directors based on recommendations of the Awards Committee. This award is to be presented to a member or past member who has made major contributions to the association over a period of time. 


MEMBERSHIP
There are four classes of membership within the Nebraska Land Title Association.  We encourage you to find out more and join us in our mission!

 

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