Skip to main content

Mechanics' Lien Workshop for Title Insurance Agents & Examiners (CE# 222940)

This course will give agents and examiners an understanding of why mechanics’ liens are a serious issue for purchasers, lenders and title insurance companies. Participants will learn what coverage for mechanics’ liens in title insurance policies, how to identify a mechanics’ lien issue, requirements for a Mechanics’ Lien Agent, how to underwrite mechanics’ lien coverage, information needed from the search to effectively underwrite a filed mechanics’ lien, and options for dealing with a filed mechanics’ lien.

Lisa TullyLisa Tully
Lisa Tully is Vice President – Underwriting Counsel for the Fidelity National group of companies, which include Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Chicago Title Insurance Company and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Richmond and a Juris Doctor from its law school.

Lisa began her career in the title insurance industry in 1987 with Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation and is now underwriting counsel for the Virginia agency division of the Fidelity National Title Group. In this capacity she analyzes the risks associated with title insurance coverage for Virginia agents and acts as a resource to the company’s employees and customers.

Lisa speaks regularly to title insurance industry groups and real estate attorneys on real property and title insurance issues. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Richmond Bar Association (Real Estate Section Chair 2019-2020), and CREW Richmond, and is a former director of the Virginia Land Title Association.

Lisa serves on the board of The READ Center, an adult literacy non-profit organization, and on the development committee of Camp Hanover, of which she is a former board chair. In her down time Lisa enjoys hiking, reading, renovating an historic home with husband Bob, and spending time with her adult children and grandchildren.

This course is approved for 1-hour of CE, CLE and CCE (VCTE & VCTSA) credits. If you received credit for the live version of this course, you cannot receive credit for the online version even though the course numbers differ.

Only the account holder can receive credit/certification for the completion of this course. Employers cannot purchase courses for their employees from their personal account – the employee must create and/or login to their own account to purchase and complete this course. If you have any questions, please contact VLTA Program Director at 800-564-8582 or by email at

For course specific questions, please contact the Instructor, Lisa Tully at

Course Time Limit: Students will have 60 days from the date of purchase to successfully complete this course.

For technical questions, please contact VLTA staff at 800-564-8582.