Our Relationship

The cooperation between Keller Williams Falls Church and Universal Title Falls Church provides an unparalleled level of accessibility and accountability. Our location in the building next to Keller Williams allows for extremely convenient access for you and your clients. Whenever you need anything, we’re only a few steps away. Being part of the same team means we strive to deliver the highest level of service.

Our Mission

Set the industry standard by providing Innovative Solutions for Settlement Services and Fostering Relationships through Dependability, Integrity, and Experience.

Our Vision

Striving for the highest level of Professionalism, Excellence, and Personal Growth through Leadership, Respect, Accountability, and Teamwork.

General Information

Universal Title is a family-owned and operated settlement company and title agency, which has been conducting real estate settlements in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia for over thirty years.

Universal Title is proud of the personal level of service we give our clients and customers. With more than a dozen attorneys on staff, we are always available for your settlement needs and are capable of handling even the most complex and complicated transactions.

We understand that you have a choice when it comes to selecting which settlement company. We thank you for choosing Universal Title and look forward to serving you.

Our team

David Robertson

Managing Attorney

David Robertson joined Universal Title in February of 2014 to help launch and manage their Falls Church office. Prior to joining Universal Tite, Mr. Robertson was a Branch Manager and Settlement Attorney with MBH Settlement Group for over nine years. Mr. Robertson also has over ten years’ experience as an attorney practicing in the real estate field. Mr. Robertson has taught continuing education seminars for licensed real estate agents on topics including Fair Housing, Short Sales, REO Sales, Legal Updates, Real Estate Sales Contracts, Unconventional Transactions, Ethics, and Agency Law.

Kristen Fischer

Settlement Attorney

Kristen Fischer joined Universal Title in February 2017 as the second chair attorney for the Falls Church office. Prior to joining Universal Title, she was an associate for a law firm in DC drafting procurement and contracting documentation for the District’s Department of General Services. Kristen received her two B.A. degrees from Virginia Tech in History and Classical Languages graduating summa cum laude in 2012, and her J.D. from George Mason School of Law in 2015. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and small son.

Sylvia Lindler

Operations Team Leader

Sylvia Lindler joined Universal Title in 2004 as part of the processing team. Over the course of the years she assisted as the Operations Manager and led the Post closing team in our Corporate office. Sylvia joined the Falls Church team in November 2017 as their Operations Manager. Prior to Joining Universal Title, she worked in the hospitality business in the Reservations Department and later joined the Accounting Department managing payroll and accounts payable. In the previous years, Sylvia attended Northern Virginia Community College. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, going to the beach, Horseback riding, traveling and supports all the sports and civil activities her children participate.

Bob Adcock

Processor

Bob Adcock joined Universal Title in June of 2018. Before joining Universal Title, Mr. Adcock worked for over 24 years developing and maintaining digital map databases used in navigation systems. Now instead of getting you from door to door with directions, he is helping you get in the door of your new home! In his spare time, he has been volunteering time with the youth group at his church for the last 16 years and exploring historical sites around the country.

Karla Alvarenga

Processor

Karla Alvarenga has worked for Universal title for four year as a post closer and processor in the McLean and Arlington offices and recently joined the Falls Church team. She has lived in Alexandria for many years, graduated from Mt. Vernon High School and Northern Virginia Community College. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling, especially hiking trips.

Annie Tek

Client Care Coordinator

Annie Tek joined Universal Title, Falls Church in 2016. Prior to joining Universal Title, Annie was a Loan Processor at a local Credit Union in Alexandria. While working full time she attended George Mason University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminology, Law and Society. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, doing outdoor activities!

Andrew Shank

Director of Sales

Andrew joined Universal Title Falls Church in 2016 as the Director of Business Development & Marketing. Andrew graduated from James Madison University in 2012 with a degree in Business Marketing and has been pursuing a career in sales ever since. He has a passion for building relationships and providing value to clients through above and beyond service. When he is not working he enjoys exploring everything the DMV has to offer including; all of the amazing restaurants, DC sports teams, hiking, and more.