Patricia Laffin-Miko

Executive Vice President, Secretary & General Counsel

Patricia Laffin-Miko has served as General Counsel for Placer Title Company since 1993. She is responsible for all legal services of the company, its parent company, Mother Lode and its affiliates.

Ms. Laffin-Miko has more than 25 years of experience in all areas of real estate law including title insurance and escrow, construction, lending, real estate brokerage, acquisitions, leasing and commercial litigation. Prior to joining the Mother Lode family, Ms. Laffin-Miko was the lead attorney for a large residential and commercial real estate brokerage firm in Southern California. She previously served as Claims Counsel and Underwriting Counsel within the title industry. Ms. Laffin-Miko also has held a California real estate broker's license and was a broker for a small Marin County real estate firm.

She holds a B.A. from University of California and a J.D. from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific.