Stewart Rauch grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (with a minor in Mathematical Analysis) from Middlebury College and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law.

After graduating from law school, Stewart worked as a corporate and commercial litigator in Washington D.C., gaining significant experience in complex commercial transactions, real estate matters, employment law, and contract disputes. Stewart then opened, owned and operated a title agency and settlement company in Fairfax, Virginia and maintained his own private law practice primarily focused on real estate related matters. Stewart has lived in Virginia since 1990. He is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Georgia.

Stewart joined Old Republic National Title Insurance Company in April, 2014 as Associate Counsel.

Born in Santa Monica, California, Kevin Pogoda grew up in Southern California. A graduate from the University of California at Berkeley with degrees in Rhetoric (honors) and Legal Studies (high honors), Kevin completed his law school education at the Santa Clara University School of Law in 1994.

After law school, Kevin worked in several firms located in New Jersey, Virginia and the District of Columbia. While in private practice, Kevin’s experience included SEC compliance, Indian gaming law, commercial litigation, labor and employment law, and not-for-profit litigation. Kevin has passed the bar exams for California, New Jersey, Virginia and Maryland.

In 1998, Kevin began his career as a settlement agent at a prominent settlement company located in Annandale, Virginia. While in that position, Kevin performed approximately 3,000 settlements and focused on 1031 Exchanges and resolving title issues. Kevin joined Old Republic National Title Insurance Company in May 2006 and now serves as First Vice President and Virginia State Manager, Northern Division.

In his capacity as Virginia State Manager, Kevin regularly speaks as an instructor before various groups, including attorneys, realtors, and title/settlement agents. He has authored VLTA’s 16-hour online Pre-Licensing Course, VLTA’s 16-hour online VCTSA Course for settlement agents, and MLTA’s 16-hour online Pre-Licensing Course. Kevin is a Past President of the Virginia Land Title Association and a recipient of VLTA’s Distinguished Service Award for 2017.