Sarah Holdener presented on Legal Descriptions, Title Insurance and Surveys in Real Estate Transactions.

Sarah Holdener recently presented at a continuing education seminar on Legal Descriptions, Title Insurance and Surveys in Real Estate Transactions for NBI Seminars in Clayton, Missouri. Contact Sarah if you would like a copy of her presentation materials.

Sarah Holdener secures judgment establishing priority of refinance deed of trust

Sarah Holdener has secured judgment on behalf of a bank client establishing the senior priority of its refinancing deed of trust, where another lender had initially agreed, but failed, to issue a subordination of its own deed of trust.

Sarah Holdener Selected by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as “Up & Coming Lawyer” for 2012

Missouri Lawyers Weekly, the state’s premiere legal newspaper, named Sarah Holdener as an “Up & Coming Lawyer” for 2012. She was chosen from lawyers across the State of Missouri for the award given high achievers that epitomize excellence in the legal community identified as leaders in the community-at-large. Only 50 attorneys statewide were chosen for this honor. An awards ceremony to honor the recipients will be held in Kansas City, September 13, 2012. Congratulations to Sarah Holdener chosen as an Up & Coming Lawyer for 2012.

“We are very proud of Sarah and enjoy having her as a member of our firm”, said Bill Sauerwein, President of Sauerwein Simon P.C. “It is wonderful that Sarah’s achievements as a lawyer and a distinguished member of the community have been recognized by Lawyers Weekly”.

Sarah Holdener is an associate attorney who focuses on real estate, banking and title insurance litigation, and real estate transactions.

Sauerwein Simon P.C. is a mid-sized commercial practice firm unique in its ability to handle complex commercial litigation and transactions. We work as “preferred counsel” to those companies with no general counsel or as partners with in-house counsel and claims counsel or a company’s legal staff. Our lawyers provide insurance companies, publicly-traded corporations, mid-size companies, and individually-owned businesses with exceptional legal advice and representation. We have developed a focused approached, concentrating on matters involving real estate, insurance defense, directors’ and officers’ liability, lender liability, contracts, corporate transactions, business litigation, shareholder disputes, employment agreements and disputes, and general corporate matters. At Sauerwein Simon P.C., our clients are assured legal representation based on an approach that combines practical expertise with traditional notions of superior client service.

Sarah Holdener represented a client in the sale of rural property and mineral rights.

Sarah Holdener represented a client in the sale and closing of a substantial tract of rural property and mineral interests in southern Illinois.

Sarah Holdener represented a client in the sale of a family farm.

Sarah Holdener represented a client in the sale and closing of a family farm owned by 20 family members, including the distribution of stock and lease income.


Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Assn

Sarah Holdener has joined the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association, an association comprised of experienced Illinois attorneys dedicated to assisting individuals and businesses in connection with real estate transactions of all types.

Reformation of Legal Descriptions

On behalf of a lender, Sarah Holdener negotiated settlement and judgment by consent in a reformation and quiet title action involving multiple property owners, where seller’s deed had mistakenly conveyed an entire subdivision to the bank’s borrower and the deed of trust also encumbered entire subdivision, rather than simply the intended lot.