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January 2020 | Volume 13 - Number 1

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Looking Back at 2019, Looking Forward to 2020

Dedicated to Not Only Preserving Your Practice, but Enhancing It

Peter J. Birnbaum photoAs I reflect on our 2019 performance and more broadly, the arc of my 39 years at ATG, I feel both pride and gratitude for all that we have accomplished.

In our 55-year history, ATG attorney agents have issued nearly four million policies. During that time, our agents have generated well over one billion dollars of revenue by providing title and other services through ATG.

More importantly, because of the success of ATG, consumers have access to legal counsel in the most important financial transaction of their lives. Helping lawyers serve their clients is our founding principle and still at the root of everything we do. Read more...

Peter J. Birnbaum
ATG President and Chief Executive Officer

ATG AGENTS | Underwriters' Bulletin


1099 Reporting — It's time to start preparing for tax season. Refresh your memory on satisfying the reporting requirements under Section 6045 of the Internal Revenue Code and download the necessary forms.

ATTORNEYS | Practice Notes

Hot Topics

Monroe County Announces New Fee Schedule Effective December 2019

Kendall County Announces New Fee Schedule Effective January 1

Real Estate and Title Insurance News

Financial Strength for 2020 and Beyond — ATG now secures reinsurance coverage for transactions of any size as a member of the American Title Reinsurance Alliance.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | ATG offices will be closed January 20 — see our 2020 corporate holiday calendar.
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ATG Supports Charitable Organizations | Time and resources gifted to the Jesse White Foundation and Cara.
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Free Consumer Brochures | Order informative brochures for home buyers and sellers.
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ATG GO: The New App for Real Estate Attorneys | Learn more and watch the video demo.
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Follow ATG on Facebook | Like us for the latest on ATG news and events.
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ATG Legal Education logo1/29 | Fiduciary Income Taxes: The Top Five Things an Attorney Should Know | Tax preparation tips for the 2020 filing season. 1.50 MCLE Credit in IL, 1.50 applied for in WI. More Details/Register.

NOTE: In 2019, we made comprehensive changes to our CLE system for an improved user experience and to meet the new MCLE hour requirements. Read more. Questions on the new system? Contact us.


ATG Trust Company logoWhat Is ATG Trust Company? ATG Trust is an independent trust company established in 1998 with a mission to provide creative, collaborative, and committed trust and estate administration to advisors and their clients. See our brochure for a list of services and answers to frequently asked questions. Visit our website to learn more about us. Feel free to contact a trust associate if you have questions.

ATG LegalServe logoFast and Flexible Service ATG LegalServe is a licensed private detective agency providing process service, skip tracing, and court-related assignments to lawyers nationwide. We represent you in the field and pledge to uphold your professional business image. Check out our new website!

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[Posted 1-15-20; updated: 1-16-20]