First American Title names Phillip A. Poitevin vice president- state manager of Mississippi


May 3, 1995, SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA

Phillip A. Poitevin has been named vice president-state manager for the state of Mississippi for First American Title Insurance Company, according to President Parker S. Kennedy.

As state manager, Poitevin will be responsible for all title insurance and abstracting matters in Mississippi. He has been with First American since 1990, starting as underwriting counsel and later becoming president of First American Abstract Company in Jackson, Mississippi. Prior to joining First American, Poitevin worked for another national title insurer, practiced law and performed oil and gas title work.

Poitevin is active in industry organizations. He has been a member of the Mississippi State Bar Association since 1982, and is also a member of the Hinds County Bar Association and Tri-County Real Estate Attorneys. Poitevin is a member of the Dixie Land Title Association and currently serves on its legislative committee.

Poitevin received his bachelor's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, and his juris doctor degree from Mississippi College School of Law in Clinton. He and his wife Susan live in Camden, Mississippi, and are the parents of five children.

First American Title Insurance Company, principal subsidiary of The First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1989. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, it offers title services through a network of more than 300 offices and 4,000 agents in all 50 states. It also provides title services abroad in the Bahama Islands, Bermuda, Canada, Guam, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. National headquarters are located in Santa Ana, California.

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