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GARDNER REALTORS can help you get the BEST title services for your new home and is your BEST source for all legal matters when purchasing a home. A recent survey indicates that seventy-nine percent of homebuyers want all services necessary to buy a home, such as a title, to be provided in one place.



Best Title Resource has one full service location staffed by attorneys and other professionals who have extensive experience in the real estate and legal fields. Best Title Resource services are also available at any and all Gardner Realtors? sales offices.


The attorneys of Best Title Resource have extensive experience in the real estate field and they share their experience with our Sales Associates by providing continuing education courses the State of Louisiana requires all real estate agents to take each year. Our attorneys also provide full representation to clients in matters beyond real estate, including successions, probate, business matters, contract preparation and contract disputes, and personal injury.


Our Attorneys


Brent J. Laliberte, Esq. is co-owner of Best Title Resource, Inc. together with his wife, Kathleen K. Laliberte and the owners of Gardner Realtors. Brent has performed in excess of 8,000 real estate closings over the last 10 years. Additionally, Brent has performed thousands of abstracts and title examinations. He was an REO manager for over 10 years. He holds a real estate broker's license, a credit life and accident and health insurance license, and a title insurance license, and he is appointed to write for Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, First American Title Insurance Company and Fidelity National Title Insurance Company. Brent also serves as a board member of the Louisiana Land Title Association and currently holds the position of President-Elect.  He also is the founding member and first President of the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Title Attorneys (NOMATA), and he serves on its Board of Directors. He handles closings primarily for the Westbank office, but closes for the other offices as needed.

Michael Bono graduated in 1999 from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor in Business Administration with an emphasis in real estate.  He earned his law degree in 2002 from Loyola University in New Orleans School of Law. He has been actively involved in examining titles and passing real estate transactions since 2005. He is also certified as a continuing education instructor by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. Mr. Bono was also a managing member of a real estate development company that  purchased, developed, and sold residential homes in Jefferson Parish.  He has also practiced in multiple areas of commercial litigation, real estate, and personal injury.

William P. Curry, Jr., Esq. works full time in the Metairie office. Bill has more than 30 years experience as a real estate attorney. In addition to the Southshore clientele that he has developed over the years, he has been quite successful in developing a book of business on the Northshore as well. Bill also holds a title insurance license, and he is appointed to write for Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company and First American Title Insurance Company. He handles closings primarily for the Metairie Office, but he also handles quite a few Northshore closings in our Mandeville location.

Neil P. Levith, Esq, admitted to the bar in 1975. A graduate of Tulane University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1972 and his Juris Doctor degree in 1975, he also is a proud alumni of Benjamin Franklin High School, class of 1968.Neil is a member of the Louisiana Land Title Association, The La. Bankers Association (Bank Counsel Division), The Commercial Law League of America (Quarter Century Member), and is a fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation. Neil has represented banks and financial institutions since he began his practice, also having worked as a staff counsel for the Resolution Trust Corporation, and represented the FDIC as an approved outside fee counsel  .His expertise is in real estate transactions, becoming a licensed title insurance agent early in his career, and currently appointed to write for Commonwealth Title Corporation. He was a sole practitioner from 1975 until June of 2008 when he joined Best Title Resource.

Scott R. Simmons, Esq. earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1990 from Louisiana State University.  He earned his law degree in 1993 from Loyola University in New Orleans School of Law. Mr. Simmons was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 1994 and subsequently the bars of the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana. He has practiced in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate, and consumer representation. Mr. Simmons is also an active member of the National, New Orleans and Louisiana communities as a member of the American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Louisiana State Bar Association, Trusts, Estate, Probate & Immovable Property Law Section, New Orleans Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association Inn of Court, Jefferson Parish Bar Association, The Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society, Young Leadership Council, LSU Alumni Association, and Save Our Cemeteries.

Best Title Offices - Metairie
2626 N. Arnoult Rd. Suite 120, Metairie, LA 70002 
Phone - 504-887-4645 Fax - 504-887-1834 
Toll Free - 877-881-4645 

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