Jeffrey H. Schneider


Jeff Schneider, a shareholder in Weissman, has dedicated his practice to real estate litigation since joining the firm in 1994.  He represents clients in litigation, arbitration and negotiation of real estate disputes including those arising out of real estate development, title, contract and or land use.  Jeff heads the title litigation group, specializing in the needs of national title insurance companies in claims and coverage matters. He also serves as an expert witness on topics relating to land title, real estate litigation and ethics.

Jeff is the past Chairman of the Real Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia, past Chairman of the Title Standards Subcommittee and the Section Liaison with the Georgia Insurance Commissioner and title insurance industry. He is currently Chairman of the State Bar of Georgia Formal Advisory Opinion Board. The Board issues opinions on the application of the State Bar of Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct.  He is also an active member of the legislative committee. Jeff chairs the annual Georgia Title Standards seminar on behalf of the Real Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia.  A regular speaker, he focuses on the topics of real estate, land use, legal ethics and litigation strategy throughout the State.  Sample speaking engagements include:

  • “Real Property Law and Ethics,” Insitute of Continuing Legal Education, 2014
  • “Ethics and the Unauthorized Practice of Law,” Real Property Law Institute, 2014
  • “Real Property Law Section Annual Symposium”, program chair, 2013
  • “Georgia Title Standards,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education: program chair 2006, 2007, 2008
  • “Title Insurance and Claims Litigation,” National Business Institute, 2008
  • “Good Title v. Good Title Insurance,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2008
  • “Common Problems and Practical Solutions,” Lorman Education Services, 2006
  • “Handling Title Insurance Claims and Litigation,” National Business Institute, 2006
  • “Strategic Considerations in Real Property Litigation,” Real Property Institute, 2005

In addition to his litigation practice, he is regularly appointed by the Superior Court of Fulton County Georgia to serve as a Special Master hearing quiet title matters. Since 2007 Jeff has served as the Editor in Chief of the state wide monthly publication of the Georgia Real Estate Law Letter.

Jeff is a member of the Board of Directors of Special Olympics Georgia (2010). He has been an active supporter of the organization for over 20 years, having started the annual Capital to Coast bicycle race from Atlanta to Savannah to raise funds and awareness for the organization.

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