About Christina Blum
Christina Blum is a transactional attorney focusing on all aspects of general business transactions, including real estate sales, financing, and leases; secured transactions and loans; all stages of business organization/formation, and other related business matters. She represents owners, developers, lenders, and landlords in commercial and residential real estate transactions.
Ms. Blum began her career in the title insurance industry and has formerly served as claims, recoupment, and underwriting counsel for a large title insurance underwriter. Throughout her career, she has supervised title files from the initial contract to underwriting, then to closing/escrow, to claims, foreclosure, and through subrogation/recoupment. She uses her experience in real estate, business organizations, trusts, probates/estates, and bankruptcy to make complex legal decisions regarding title underwriting commercial and residential title issues. She has an in-depth knowledge of Texas-specific liens (state, federal, mechanic’s and municipal) and how they affect title, survive (or don’t survive) foreclosure, and their priority relative to other liens, such as an insured lender’s deed of trust.
Ms. Blum also has knowledge of the very specific Texas homestead case law, statutes, and constitutional requirements. She has experience drafting deeds of trust (or mortgages), deeds, indemnity letters, leases, promissory notes, settlement agreements, title curative documents, and payment plans.
- Louisiana State University Law Center, J. D., 2013
- Cum Laude
- Chancellor’s List All Semesters
- CALI Award: Privacy Law Seminar
- Out of State Fee Waiver Scholarship
- Pro Se Desk Volunteer 19th JDC LA
- Legal Association of Women
- LA Court of Appeal Judicial Extern
- Elmhurst College, B.S., 2010
- The State of Texas
- The State of Nebraska
- State Bar of Texas
- Real Estate, Probate, and Trust section
- Military Spouse JD Network