Attorneys & Closers

Abbey Selvidge

Closer

Abbey grew up in Northeast Florida and currently lives on Amelia Island. She has a Business degree from Florida State University and has worked in the customer service industry since High School. She is a licensed Realtor and enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, cooking and traveling!

Alan B. Almand

Attorney

Alan is a Jacksonville native and has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1988 after graduating from the University of Florida School of Law in 1987 with honors.  In 2011, Alan joined Landmark Title and Heekin Law following his own real estate law practice from 1998-2010. Alan’s primary clients are local builders and residential construction lenders.  Away from work, Alan enjoys spending time with his wife of 40 years, traveling, and playing golf.

Brad Brooks

Closer

Brad is a Native of North East Florida and a licensed title agent. He is a Graduate of the University of Florida and has been in customer service and management for eight years after college. He was also in sales for fourteen years. Brad enjoys spending his free time with his wife and kids!

Caroline R. Nichols, Esq.

Attorney

Caroline Nichols is a Jacksonville native and has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2002. Her legal practice focuses on commercial and residential real estate representing buyers, sellers, lenders, real estate developers, landlords, tenants, and condominium and homeowners’ associations.

David J. Heekin, Esq.

President & Founder

Attorney David Heekin, a Jacksonville native, is the founder and owner of Landmark Title. David earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration, MBA and Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida.

Erin Chesser

Closer

Erin Chesser is a Jacksonville native and a licensed title agent in the State of Florida. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations. Erin enjoys spending her time outdoors with her family and two puppies.

G. Todd Cottrill, Esq

Attorney

Todd Cottrill specializes in real estate transactions. His practice covers all aspects of real estate and general business transactions, including contract preparation, due diligence, lending, leasing.

Howard J. Smith, Esq.

Attorney

Howard has been a real estate lawyer in the Jacksonville area for more than 25 years, handling a wide variety of residential and commercial real estate transactions. A double University of Florida grad (College of Journalism and Law School), and a Jaguar and Chicago Cubs fan, Howard believes that all situations in life can be best explained by a witty sports analogy.. Favorite music is old time rock-n-roll. Favorite books are anything without legal words in them. Favorite people are Realtors and Mortgage Professionals. He is also quite fond of his wonderful wife Debbie, two cool sons Justin and Jordan, and a great family and friends.

James L. Pearce

Attorney

James L Pearce, a native North Carolinian, is a licensed civil engineer and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2003.  He has resided in the Jacksonville area since 1992and has been practicing law in the area of residential and commercial real estate since 2009.  He represents buyers and sellers in closing both residential and commercial real estate transactions.  In addition to closings, he assists business owners with company formations, contract formation and reviews, and preparing and reviewing commercial leases; he represents Landlords in developing leases and forming LLC holding companies, and he has worked with several eminent domain cases.
Jason Lynn

Jason Lynn

Closer

Jason grew up in Northeast Florida. He has varied in careers from customer service with BCBSFL, to Firefighting,  as well as serving in both the US Army and the Florida Air National Guard. He and his wife, Nicole, spend their free time rooting for the Florida State Seminoles and taking their kids to cheer, football, and band practices.

Jay Rocco

Closer

Jay Rocco is a licensed title insurance agent in the state of Florida and has worked as a closer for over 10 years. Jay was born in Billings, Montana but has been a Florida resident for most of his life. He grew up working in his parent’s restaurant where he would help serve customers. Jay is a family man and likes to spend his extra time with his wife and two boys. You will likely find him spending his weekend either outdoors or doing some type of exercise. Jay’s customers appreciate his “can do” attitude and professionalism on every transaction he closes.

John Demps

Closer

John has been in the mortgage industry for over 30 years.  His experience includes mortgage loan originations and underwriting, as well as mortgage banking management. He has extensive experience in homeownership community outreach implementation and management, and also default litigation where he worked as the corporate representative for a major mortgage servicing company as their representative in non-jury uncontested and contested foreclosure trials. John has been married to my wonderful wife of 25  Michele and has 4 daughters.

Keileigh Tindle

Closer

Keileigh was born and raised in the beautiful mountains of New Hampshire. She joined the Landmark family with 20 years of customer service experience and a passion for learning everything she can about the title insurance industry. Keileigh is committed to bringing white-glove service to every closing. In her free time, she enjoys reading, crafting, and most of all spending time with her husband and three children.

Kelley Herrmann

Closer

Kelley is a native of South Florida with over 20 years of experience in real estate, lending, and title work. Kelley earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance and Real Estate as well as his MBA from the University of Florida. Kelley is a yoga enthusiast who says his superpower is his ability to build and grow relationships. “Success in Real Estate is not about doing more deals. It’s about building relationships and leveraging those relationships to get deals done.

Michelle Fusillo

Attorney

Myrissa Campbell

Closer

Myrissa was born in Jacksonville, raised in Arizona, and currently resides in Fleming Island. She has worked in Customer Service for over 17 years. She has a passion for helping others, enjoys living in the moment, and spending her free time with her family and friends.

Nikki Causey

Vice President

Nikki Causey is a licensed title insurance agent in the State of Florida. She has been a part of the Landmark team for more than 15 years, working her way up from processor to Vice-President. Nikki is native to Kinston, North Carolina.

Rose Alberre, Esq.

In-House Counsel

Rose Alberre has been practicing law in Florida since 2002, serving clients in a wide variety of business and real estate matters, including residential and commercial real estate transactions; preparation, review, and negotiation of residential and commercial closing and loan documents, leases, purchase agreements, and other contracts; foreclosure prosecution and defense; homeowners’ association liens and foreclosures; landlord/tenant matters; business and contract disputes; complex business and real estate litigation; business entity formation and other corporate work; and general practice. 

Samantha Eckman

Closer

Sam grew up on the north side of Jacksonville, attended First Coast High School. She then graduated from Jacksonville University in Aviation Management & Flight Operations. After flight instruction at Craig Airport, Sam was hired by Atlantic Southeast Airlines where she flew for nearly 10 years. In 2017, Sam was hired by Delta Air Lines where she is currently a First Officer on the Boeing 737. This past January while flying was slow, Sam was fortunate to start as a closer for Landmark Title.

Thomas J. Nessler, Esq.

Attorney

Thomas J. Nessler, a long-time Florida native, focuses his practice on fighting for those who need a voice. After passing the Florida State Bar, Mr. Nessler joined the Law Offices of Frederick W. Nessler & Associates, Ltd. Mr. Nessler is a partner and managing attorney of the Florida branch of Nessler & Associates. Thomas joined Landmark Title in 2021.

W. William Li, Esq.

Vice President

Mr. Li focuses his practice primarily on residential and commercial real estate, business transactions, and corporate matters. Mr. Li has over a decade of experience in raw land acquisition.

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