Who we are

driven by opportunity.
propelled by challenge.


Havens Limited is staffed by professionals, cross-trained in legal, financial and insurance matters. That experience brings unique capabilities to structuring transactions.

Historically, litigation and business dynamics involved in complex real estate claims and title insurance issues easily add cost and unnecessary delays to cases and projects. We provide a proven progression of services that keeps projects on track and within budget, and we communicate with our clients each step of the way. – JIM HAVENS, PRINCIPAL

Meet The Founder

  • James R. Havens
    Attorney at Law // Principal
    James R. Havens, attorney at law, represents and litigates for title insurance underwriters on their direct claims and on behalf of their insureds. Learn More
  • Adam M. Schwartz
    Adam Schwartz is involved in a wide variety of civil litigation matters; and is currently litigating complex title insurance cases across the state. Learn More
  • Matthew C. Havens
    Matt Havens graduated from Capital University Law School in 2011, after having scored in the 97th percentile on the LSAT.
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  • Wesley Gilliland
    Wesley Gilliland works on both litigation and transactional files. His litigation responsibilities include trying complex title insurance defense cases, personal injury cases, mineral rights cases, and zoning appeals cases.
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  • Jennifer Alvarez
    Chief Operating Officer
    A licensed real estate title insurance agent since the fall of 2009, prior to joining Havens Limited her experience included work in criminal law, domestic law, civil litigation and medical malpractice.
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  • Bryan D. Jacobs
    property manager
    and IT Administrator

    Bryan Jacobs researches the best route to achieve a positive outcome with his unique skills of problem solving to achieve success.
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  • Chelsea Garner
    Executive Assistant
    Chelsea plays a major part in all aspects of closing transactions at Cardinal Title. She handles accounting, prepares Judicial Reports, Title Commitments and Final Policies.
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  • Robin Smith
    Chief financial officer
    Manager of administration for the firm and its affiliated companies.
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  • Joseph Havens
    Title Officer // SEARCHER // CLOSER
    A project research assistant and property manager for Havens Limited, managing assets on behalf of the company.
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