Cobb To Serve on Land Title Associations’ Membership Committees

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss., Feb. 7, 2008 – Maria M. Cobb, of Ocean Springs, has been selected to serve on the National Membership and Organization Committee of the American Land Title Association (ALTA). She also will serve on the membership committee for the Dixie Land Title Association, which focuses on title industry professionals in the states of Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.

Cobb is the managing partner with the law firm of Rushing & Guice, P.L.L.C. and its subsidiary, Renaissance Title, L.L.C. Established in 2005, Renaissance Title provides title and escrow services that facilitate residential and commercial real estate transactions throughout the region. The firm offers its customers with a wide selection of title products and services including insurance, closing escrow services, construction escrow services, title searches, equity loan title services, professional real estate closings, 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, and title insurance to lenders, brokers, realtors and sellers.
Cobb joined Rushing & Guice, P.L.L.C. in 1997 and became a partner of the firm in 2002. She conducts a general civil practice with additional experience in real estate law, estate planning and administration, admiralty, business and commercial litigation and business transactions.

Established in 1908, Rushing & Guice, P.L.L.C., ( is the oldest law firm in south Mississippi and one of the oldest in the State. With numerous historical ties to the Gulf Coast, Rushing & Guice has been instrumental in the economic development of the region by assisting clients in a wide variety of business endeavors, as well as personal legal matters. The firm also engages in commercial and general litigation in all state and federal courts, banking, business, maritime, white collar criminal defense, creditor bankruptcy and complex financial and real estate transaction law. With its long-time Biloxi headquarters sustaining extensive damage during Hurricane Katrina, the firm now maintains offices in Ocean Springs and Gulfport. Rushing & Guice can be contacted at 228-374-2313.

ALTA, founded in 1907, is the national trade association and voice of the abstract and title insurance industry. ALTA members search, review and insure land titles to protect home buyers and mortgage lenders who invest in real estate.