Stewart Title Guaranty Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Kline as underwriting counsel for Carolinas. In this position, he will handle residential and commercial underwriting services for independent issuing agencies and local Stewart offices in the Carolinas. "I am very pleased to welcome Brett to the Stewart team," said Mark Johnson, regional underwriting counsel, southeast region. "He has a wealth of knowledge of real property law and title insurance, and will be a valuable resource for customers seeking help with underwriting issues." An attorney in real estate services since 1999, Brett has worked for various law firms, and has served as a licensed South Carolina title insurance agent. His experience includes closings, curing title defects, foreclosure pleadings, documents and hearings. Brett holds a bachelor's degree from College of Charleston and received his Juris Doctorate from University of South Carolina School of Law. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and the Richland County (SC) Bar. Brett offices in Columbia, SC and can be reached at (803) 740-5934 or firstname.lastname@example.org. About Stewart Stewart Title Guaranty Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC), a customer-focused, global title insurance and real estate services company offering products and services through our direct operations, network of approved agencies and other companies within the Stewart family. Stewart provides these services to homebuyers and sellers; residential and commercial real estate professionals; mortgage lenders and servicers; title agencies and real estate attorneys; home builders; and United States and foreign governments. Stewart also provides loan origination and servicing support; loan review services; loss mitigation; REO asset management; home and personal insurance services; tax-deferred exchanges; and technology to streamline the real estate process. Offering personalized service, industry expertise and customized solutions for virtually any type of real estate transaction, Stewart is the preferred real estate services provider. More information can be found at http://www.stewart.com/news.