Taxonomy Archive for ‘Charlottesville’


Becky Guinn, Title Underwriter

Becky has been involved in real estate since 1972, doing a variety of jobs such as searching title, appraising property and even selling real estate. Her vast knowledge of the industry and positive attitude make her a wonderful addition to our team! Her past experience includes co-owner and manager of Rapidan Title Agency, LLC in Orange and Culpeper,  Title Underwriter for Dominion Title and Operations Manager at Members Title & Escrow in Charlottesville. In her down time, she enjoys quilting and spending time with her family and 5 grandchildren.

Charlottesville Office

We serve Charlottesville City, Albemarle County, Fluvanna County, Greene County, Nelson County, Louisa County, Orange County and Madison County. Our office hours are 8:30 to 5:00 M-F. The Manager is Mary Ann Trice.

Joan Grinde

Joan Grinde, Senior Escrow Officer

Joan has been with Court Square Title since October 2002 at the height of the boom refinance market. Although Joan wasn’t born here, she was raised in the area and is a graduate of Albemarle High School and VPI & SU with a BS in Business Administration. Her ties to real estate go back many years though her Mother, Edith Grinde, who spent over 15 years with Montague, Miller & Co; and her sister, Barbara McMurry, who is currently with Montague Miller & Co. Joan lives in Fluvanna and enjoys spending time with her daughter Paige, son Matthew, and grandchildren Annabelle, Sanai, Brian and Princeton. Leisure activities include serious porching, and family get-aways.

Mary Ann Trice

Mary Ann Trice, President

Mary Ann came to work for Court Square Title in 1995 and assisted in its first real estate settlements. Mary Ann graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1983 and from The National Center for Paralegal Training in Atlanta, GA in 1985. She is a certified real estate paralegal and a licensed title insurance agent. Her experience includes working for attorneys in the State of North Carolina in the eighties, closing and underwriting for mortgage lenders for ten years in Richmond, VA and developing the settlement practices and procedures for Court Square Title. Mary Ann lives in Ivy, VA with her husband Jeffrey and two daughters Chelsea and Jessica. Mary Ann’s leisure time is spent riding bikes, hiking, reading and watching her daughters play sports.

Connie Friend, Settlement Officer

Connie is a licensed attorney in the Commonwealth of Virginia, having graduated from the University of Virginia’s School of Law in 1982. Connie practiced real estate law in private practice for three years prior to joining the Court Square Title team.