Our Team

The Cardinal Title tean includes a diverse group of professionals working together to do
business for you. Led by attorney Jim Havens, the knowledgeable staff at Cardinal Title
provides the expertise and working relationships that help you succeed in today's challenging
real estate environment.

  • James R. Haves // Attorney at Law // Principal James R. Havens, attorney at law, founded Havens Limited in 1981 and represents and litigates for title insurance underwriters on their direct claims and on behalf of their insureds. Read More
  • Jennifer Alvarez // Chief Operating Officer A licensed real estate title insurance agent since the fall of 2009, prior to joining Havens Limited her experience included work in criminal law, domestic law, civil litigation and medical malpracticeRead More
  • Joseph Havens // Title Officer // Searcher // Closer

    Joseph Havens is the property searcher and closer for Cardinal Title. He also is a project research assistant and property manager for Havens Limited, managing assets on behalf of the company.

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  • Matthew C. Havens // Title Officer

    A graduate of the University of Michigan with a B.A. in English and Economics, law clerk Matt Havens is a senior law student at Capital University, having scored in the 97th percentile on the LSAT.

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  • Chelsea Garner // Executive AssistantChelsea plays a major part in all aspects of closing transactions at Cardinal Title. She handles accounting, prepares Judicial Reports, Title Commitments and Final Policies. Read More
  • Robin Smith // Accounting

    Robin started with Havens Limited as an administrative assistant in 1992. Today, she is manager of administration for the firm and its affiliated companies.

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