Joe is currently an attorney and Senior Escrow Officer at Tri-State Title & Escrow, Inc. and is available for all of your closing needs. For fifteen (15) years Joe was a partner in the Memphis law firm of Kirkland, Rothman-Branning & Associates, PLLC, where his primary area of practice was real estate, including residential and commercial real estate closings and title work. Mr. Kirkland is a former underwriting counsel for Chicago Title Insurance Company in Memphis. He received his B.S. degree from East Tennessee State University and his J.D. degree from Memphis State University. He is a past President if the Real Estate Industry Trade Association (1994). Mr. Kirkland is a member of the Memphis (Chair, Real Estate Section, 1992) and Tennessee (Chair, Real Estate Section, 2003-04) bar associations. He has been a frequent lecturer to attorneys, paralegals and the real estate industry for many years.