Attorneys & Closers

Our team is nothing short of excellent

Caroline R. Nichols, Esq.

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.
(904) 998-9733 x1050

Cheri Wyse

Cheri Wyse is a lifelong Jacksonville resident. She has worked in the Jacksonville legal community since the age of 15 in positions ranging from copy clerk to paralegal. She has been happily married for 30 years to her high school sweetheart, Randy, a Jacksonville firefighter and has two beautiful daughters. In addition to spending time with her family, Cheri enjoys weekends at the lake.

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.
(904) 998-9733 x1001

Erin Wyse
Closer/ Licensed Title Agent

G. Todd Cottrill, Esq

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.
(904) 998-9733 x1017

Howard J. Smith, Esq.

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.
(904) 998-9733 x1021

Jay Rocco
Closer / Licensed Title Agent

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.
(904) 998-9733 x1051

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.
(904) 998-9733 x1007

Sandra M. Ralston, Esq.
Attorney at Law

Ms. Ralston is a Jacksonville native and graduate of Robert E. Lee High School. With nearly twelve years of experience in real estate law, her practice primarily focuses on residential and commercial real estate transactions.
(904) 998-9733 x1041

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.
(904) 998-9733 x1043

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