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E. A. Dixon Jr.

Real estate Attorney at West Chester, PA

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  • Licensed for 55 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1968
    Administrative Suspension No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Real estate
    Land title law: adverse possession, boundary disputes, easements, mortgage fraud, lien priority, title insurance, tax sales, land title litigation, municipal liens, mechanics liens, private roads, agreements of sale of real estate. Also, historic preservation organiziations.

    37 years, 100 cases

  2. Government
    government relations: coauthor of several state statutes relating to real property law. Former chairman of the Legislative and Judicial Committee of the Pennsylvania Land Title Association.

    22 years, 15 cases

E. A. « Sandy » Dixon, Jr., Esquire



Admitted to the Pennsylvania bar.

Graduate of Princeton University (A.B.) and George Washington University (J.D., with honors). Served in United States Air Force.

Former member of the law firm of Proctor Lindsay & Dixon LLC, Chadds Ford and West Chester. Now “of counsel.”

Prior employment: Underwriting and Claims Counsel for Nations Title, Lawyers Title Insurance, Stewart Title Guaranty and Ticor Title Insurance Company and a partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Hepburn, Ross, Willcox & Putnam in Philadelphia.

Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Chester County Bar Association and Pennsylvania Land Title Association. Past Chair of the Legislative and Judicial Committee of the Pennsylvania Land Title Association and former chair of the Legislative Committee of the Chester County Bar Association.

  Articles Satisfaction Made Easier,26 PLW 138 (2003), and Unintended Consequences of the 2006 Mechanics' Lien Law Amendments, 78 Pa. Bar Quarterly No. 1 33 January 2007.

  Practice areas include real estate, particularly, real estate title:  lien priority, boundaries, private roads, express and implied easements, prescriptive easements, municipal liens, tax sales, mechanics' liens, foreclosures, railroad rights of way, reformation of deeds and mortgages, breaches of contracts of sale, leases, adverse possession, conservation easements; title insurance law; government relations; and preservation/conservation law for nonprofit organizations.

Expert witness on title insurance in the United States District Court Eastern District.


   Expert Witness in:

Glueck v. Soffa. C.P. Mont. Co. No 05-16185

Glauser v. Deutsche Bank. E.D.Pa. Bankr. No. 05-19233 Adv. No. 05-0527,

Madera v. Ameriquest Mortgage, E.D.Pa. Bankr. No. 06-13000 Adv. No. 06-0417


    Legislative Activities

Participated in negotiations and drafting of House Bill No. 2425 (Session of 2006) overturning the Sherwood case.

Co-drafted and lobbied for passage of the Mortgage Satisfaction Act, Act No. 2002-197, 21 P.S.721-1 et seq

Drafted the Mortgage Payoff Statement Bill (House Bill 2097, 2007 Session)(Not Passed.)

Co-drafted with the Local Government Commission the Deed Pre-Registration Bill (House Bill No. 1634 Sess. of 2007) Act 110 of 2008

Over a period of 6 months, negotiated with interest groups and helped write Senate Bill No. 777 (Session of 2007)(Not Passed)

Drafted part of the Mechanics Lien Law Amendments of 2006 (Act 52)

Wrote some of the 2007 proposed amendments to the Mechanics' Lien Law (Senate Bill 726, 2007 Session)



            Faculty member and author, “Real Property Tax and Municipal Liens.” Pennsylvania Bar Institute Seminar “Who’s on First? Lien Priority in Pennsylvania” 2009


            Civic Activities


            Former vice president and counsel, Marshallton Conservation Trust




            Listed in Who’s Who in America

Main Line Today  Top Lawyers 2012

2 awards from the Pennsylvania Land Title Association







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  • Hourly Rates $ 300-350 per hour


AVVO RATING 8.0 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • member
  • Proctor Lindsay & Dixon
  • 2009 - Present
  • underwriting and claims counsel
  • national title insurance companies
  • 1989 - 2007


  • George SWashington Univ. Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1967
  • Princeton University
  • AB
  • 1962


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Pennsylvania Land Title Associatkion
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Albert E. Pentecost Service Award
  • Pennsylvania Land Title Association
  • 2003


  • 26 Pennsylvania Law Weekly 138 (2003)
  • Satisfaction Made Easier,
  • N/A
  • 78 Pa. Bar Quarterly January 2007, Vol. LXXX, No. 1VIII
  • Unintended Consequences of the 2006 Mechanics' Lien Law Amendments,
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Speaking Engagements

  • Seminar, "Sophisticated Issues in Lien Divestiture & Priority"
  • Real Property and Municipal Liens
  • N/A

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