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Moens Law Offices, Chartered | Express Title Company
Quad Cities Law and Real Estate Title Services

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Moens Law Offices, Chartered

Curriculum Vitae of Thomas O. Moens

Professional Experience

Attorney and Counselor at Law; Moline, IL. Licensed in 1992. Primarily involved in the following areas of law: Real estate, alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration, business formation, partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies, wills, trusts, estates, probate, foreclosures, and contracts. Involved in more than 25,000 real estate transactions.

President, Express Title Company; Moline, IL. Since 1997, Express Title Company is a full-service title company providing full and witness only closing services, and title insurance. Agent for Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.

Memberships and Honors

  • Admitted to: Illinois Bar by examination (1992); Iowa Bar by examination; United States District Court, Central District of Illinois; United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; United States Court of Federal Claims.
  • Mediator and Arbitrator.
  • Court Approved Mediator for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of Illinois.
  • Arbitrator for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of Illinois.
  • Mediator for the Iowa Civil Rights Commission.
  • Small Claims Mediator, Seventh Judicial District of Iowa.
  • Member of the Illinois State Bar Association.
  • Member of the Illinois State Bar Association.
  • Board of Directors, Small Business Development Center, International Trade Center, and Procurement Technical Assistance Center.
  • Board of Directors, Quad City Animal Welfare Center.
  • Expert witness for U.S. Department of Justice for mortgage fraud cases.
  • Expert witness for civil matters in real estate and title law.
  • Trustee for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Managing Editor and Member, Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems, 1990-1992.
  • Author, The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Applies to You. Iowa Lawyer, December 1997.
  • Authorized closing agent for over 250 local and national lenders.
  • Completed Illinois State Bar Association Forty Hour Mediation and Arbitration Training.
  • Completed Association for Conflict Resolution Forty Hour Divorce and Family Mediation Training.
  • Completed International Academy of Collaborative Professionals Training
  • Completed Mediation Service of Eastern Iowa Introduction to Mediation and Domestic Abuse.
  • Completed Quad City Mediation Services Mediation Training.
  • Agent for Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund.
  • Iowa Title Guaranty participating attorney.
  • Previously licensed as an Indiana title insurance agent, Illinois Real Estate Broker, Iowa Real Estate Broker, Illinois Loan Originator, Certified Illinois Real Estate Pre-Licensure Instructor.
  • Past and present memberships and affiliations: Quad City Area Realtor Association; Quad Cities Homebuilders Association; Quad Cities Bicycle Club; USA Cycling; International Mountain Biking Association; Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI); Divers Alert Network; Cornbelt Running Club; Quad Cities Credit Association; Rotary International; Rock Island Jaycees Board of Directors.
  • Listed in Marquis' Who's Who in American Law, and Who's Who in America.
  • Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI) Master Scuba Diver Trainer.
  • Divers Alert Network (DAN) Instructor.
  • Frequent speaker on topics concerning real estate and landlord/tenant law.


  • Juris Doctorate; The University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa.
  • Bachelor of Science; The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.
  • Associate in Arts; Black Hawk College, Moline, Illinois

We serve clients in the Illinois and Iowa Quad City area, including: Moline, Davenport, Rock Island, Bettendorf, East Moline, Silvis, Coal Valley, Le Claire, Princeton, and other areas in Rock Island County, Scott County, Mercer County, Muscatine County, Henry County, Clinton County, and Whiteside County.

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