Cynthia Blair of Blair Cato Pickren Casterline Receives Outstanding Advocacy of the Year Award

Cynthia Blair

Columbia, SC –May 31, 2017– The law firm of Blair Cato Pickren Casterline is pleased to announce that Cynthia Durham Blair received the American Land Title Association’s (ALTA) Outstanding Advocate of the Year Award at ALTA’s recent Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC.  The annual award is given to a member of ALTA’s grassroots organization, the Title Action Network.  The award recognizes a member who promotes ALTA’s advocacy agenda and is dedicated to communicating ALTA’s message to members of Congress.

About Cynthia Blair

Cynthia Blair is very active in the real estate industry, having served as officer and director of both the Palmetto Land Title Association and the Mortgage Bankers Association of Greater Columbia.  She is currently serving on the Board of Governors of ALTA and is the chair of its Abstracters and Title Insurance Agents section.  Additionally, she serves on numerous committees and task forces of ALTA, all for the improvement of the real estate title and settlement industry.  Blair is currently serving as the chair of the Real Estate Section Council of the South Carolina Bar.  She is also a licensed instructor of continuing education for real estate agents in South Carolina.

About Blair Cato Pickren Casterline

The attorneys of Blair Cato have extensive experience in residential and commercial real estate transactions, business law, and employment law defense. For years, Blair Cato attorneys have worked with local and national buyers and sellers of residential and commercial real estate including residential resales, refinance, REO, relocation, HELOC, and many other real estate transactions.  The firm’s attorneys also work with local and national business professionals to handle a host of business transactions including mergers and acquisitions, landlord and tenant matters, lending transactions, and the formation and restructuring of business entities.  Blair Cato can help your business when it is faced with hiring and termination decisions, composing personnel policies and noncompetition agreements, and identifying areas of potential liability with employment practices or discrimination lawsuits.  For more information visit