Marsha Laner

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  • Senior Vice President
    Regional Underwriting Counsel—Midwestern States
    Senior Underwriter
    State Counsel—Kansas
    State Counsel—Missouri
    Stewart Title Guaranty Company
  • Office: (816) 988-9778
  • 1220 Washington,
    Suite 102
    Kansas City, MO 64105

Marsha has more than 39 years of experience as an attorney, with the last 30-plus years in title insurance underwriting. She began her career in private practice, focusing on commercial real estate and bankruptcy. She joined Stewart Title Guaranty Company in 2000 and is currently regional underwriting counsel for the Midwest region, as well as state counsel for Missouri and Kansas.

She is a member of the ALTA Forms Committee; the Missouri Bar Association; the Metropolitan Bar Association of Kansas City; the Missouri Land Title Association (MLTA); the Kansas Land Title Association; and the Nebraska Land Title Association. Marsha is a past president of Kansas City Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). She’s served as a delegate to the National CREW Network and as an MLTA director. She’s earned a Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingTM of AV Preeminent® 5.0 – its highest rating – and has been listed as a Super Lawyer, Kansas and Missouri, in real estate and corporate law. She is a frequent lecturer at title and bar association continuing-education seminars.

Marsha received a B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Furman University and her J.D. from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.