Our Legal Team
Below is a list of our Legal staff available to help you every day!
Owner & Chief Executive Officer
Bill Shaddock, is the owner and CEO of the Bill Shaddock Family of Companies and is a leading figure in the North Texas business community. He earned his BBA in Finance at TCU, his MBA in Real Estate at SMU and went on to earn his JD from Baylor Law School. He subsequently joined a downtown Dallas law firm. Shaddock left the practice of law in 1983, to team with his brother, Peter, in the real estate business. Together they started Shaddock Development Co, which is now one of the most prolific real estate businesses in North Texas.
Bill remains an active partner in Shaddock Development Co. along with his brother Peter and sons, William and Andrew. Additionally, Bill is an accomplished entrepreneur, having founded a collection of businesses known as The Bill Shaddock Family of Companies. These include Capital Title of Texas (the Largest Independent Title Company in the United States), Shaddock National Title Holdings (collection of title companies across the United States), First National Title Insurance Co. (the 9 the Largest Title Underwriter in the United States) and Willow Bend Mortgage Company.
Shaddock’s many professional and personal accomplishments include business and humanitarian recognition and awards for exemplary best-practices and selfless work effort in the Dallas community and at his alma maters. Bill is also a dedicated family man, taking great joy in spending time with his wife, three children and 4 beautiful granddaughters.
Chief Operations Officer
Tracy McMahon “Tracy” grew up in Independence, Missouri. After completing her Bachelors in Science from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Tracy took a position with Delhi Gas Pipeline (Delhi) in Dallas with a company she had interned with the prior summer. She was a member of Delhi’s Regulatory Department working with DOT, OSHA, RRC, EPA compliance as well as Phase 1 and 2 Environmental Assessments and Eminent Domain matters. Tracy worked full-time while attending law school. She graduated from Texas Wesleyan School of Law, now known as Texas A&M School of Law, December 1991 and passed the State Bar of Texas in May 1992.
Tracy and her two children, Bailey and Drew, live in Frisco, Texas. Tracy was a fee attorney for American Title Company, later known as LandAmerica American Title, from 1998 until 2008 when she moved her fee relationship to Capital Title of Texas, LLC. Tracy was seeking a variety of underwriting options, broad county coverage and little interference from “corporate.” Tracy began closing transactions in 1998. Her business consisted of a wide variety of commercial, new construction, residential resale, and loan transactions.
Bill Shaddock asked Tracy to begin running Operations for Capital Title beginning October 2011. She is the Chief Operations Officer (“COO”) for Capital Title and a partner in Shaddock Law & Associates. While she has been with Capital Title, the company has grown from 24 to over 100 offices which cumulatively close approximately 35,000 transactions per year. She has restructured or fully created new support departments and positions to maximize the core operations support for the Company. Under Tracy’s leadership, Capital Title has grown to include the addition of arguably the best Policy Department in the State of Texas, and maybe in the industry. Capital Title has also experienced significant growth in the Escrow Accounting Department, which is as strong as anyone’s and is continuing to improve processes. Tracy has developed legal support, with the addition of attorneys in key support roles, for the Capital Title staff, as well as their clients and customers. She has worked with Title Operations to help build a 34 licensed county plant that turns 200+ orders daily. Tracy provides legal support and closer support personally to the staff of Capital Title.
Tracy seeks practical application and business-sense decisions, considering risk assessment and underwriting positions on specific transactions. Her gift is in problem-solving, which pairs perfectly with her goal to get her closers to the closing table. She has the resources in place to provide the greatest amount of support to closers, new and existing.
Tracy is a TREC CE Certified Instructor, serves as a Trustee on the TLTA PAC Board, is a member of the TLTA Regulatory Committee, a licensed escrow officer with the Department of Insurance, and a licensed attorney with the State Bar of Texas.
Claims Attorney & Corporate Counsel
Mark joined CTOT in 2015 as an attorney in the Legal Department with a responsibility to support the closers. Before his coming to CTOT, Mark worked as a closer attorney curing title issues, a Claims Attorney for a major title insurer, and had a private law practice specializing in Business Entities, Wills, Probate, and Guardianships. He has worked as Corporate Regulatory Counsel for a Fortune 500 Company where he advised his clients in Environmental, Health & Safety, transportation, and Administrative Law, supporting manufacturing operations in the US and Canada.
After earning a degree in Chemistry from the University of Connecticut, Mark began his working career in the glass and chemical industry as a chemical engineer and manager of process and manufacturing operations. He received his J.D. at Texas Wesleyan School of Law, followed by admission to the State Bar of Texas and Ohio State Bar.
Mark enjoys spending time with his family outside of work, including three grandchildren, travel, genealogy, and all things outdoors.
VP, Corporate Commercial Real Estate Counsel
Jennifer received her B.A. and J.D. from Southern Methodist University. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, and Attorneys Serving the Community.
With extensive experience handling complex title issues in commercial and residential transactions, Jennifer has served as both a title company counsel and as partner at a Dallas-based law firm. Her commerical real estate experience is vast and we look forward to her assisting Capital Title’s escrow officers and clients by delivering excellence in legal services. We look forward to Jennifer being a valued member of our team as we continue to expand our operations.
Please reach out to Jennifer for any legal questions you have.
Attorney, CESP, CTIP
Tiffany is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University, Texas A&M School of Law, and she also has a Masters degree in Dispute Resolution from Southern Methodist University.
Tiffany is a dedicated professional who is eager to grow the Collin and Dallas County markets. Her experiences in title extend beyond the closing table as she was involved in a start-up title company where she quickly learned all facets of the industry including exam, accounting, and regulatory requirements. Her background in the Oil & Gas industry also gives her valuable title exam experience.
Tiffany enjoys building her business by teaching classes to agents and providing amazing customer service through her legal and title expertise.
Senior VP, Legal/Underwriting Attorney
Sibyl N. Sadiq
After earning her undergraduate degree at the University of Dallas in 2012, Sibyl worked at a mortgage servicing company, drafting loss mitigation workouts including loan forbearance, short sales, deed-in-lieu and loan modification agreements. She went on to attend law school in Chicago at DePaul University College of Law, graduating in 2017. While in law school, Sibyl completed a judicial externship with the Circuit Court of Cook County's Chancery Division, where she continued to pursue her interest in Real Estate Law, reviewing judgments of foreclosure, and case files involving various real estate matters. As an attorney at Capital Title since 2018, Sibyl handles title claims and advises closers on authority documents, escrow agreements, and escrow and compliance issues.
In her free time, Sibyl enjoys traveling, happy hours, and spending time with her family and friends.
Barry has been practicing commercial real estate law since 1981 when he began his career with Locke, Purnell, Boren, Laney & Neely. He started out representing lenders making commercial loans for acquisition, development and construction. Later Barry represented developers of office buildings, shopping centers, apartments and condominiums. After working in-house for one of his clients, Barry established his own law practice to represent individuals and small businesses in real estate leasing and acquisitions. In 2016 Barry moved into the title insurance business in his hometown of Lubbock, but after a year he realized that he much preferred commercial sales, purchases and refinancing and returned to Dallas and Capital Title.
A true Texas native, Barry grew up in Lubbock, went to school in Austin, and has been in the Dallas area ever since. He received both his BBA degree (with highest honors) and his Doctor of Jurisprudence (with honors) from the University of Texas in Austin. He has been a member of the State Bar of Texas since 1981.
Barry is known for being responsive and persistent, as well as for his ability to analyze and cut through real estate legal issues to find solutions for his clients.
When not working, Barry and his wife enjoy traveling to new places, especially historic sites, and music. Barry’s father had a chain of records stores in the 60s through the 80s and Barry worked there while he was in high school and college. He also enjoys playing golf.
Joe Kimball is a former trial lawyer who currently lives and practices in Fort Worth, Texas. Joe received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Arlington and his J.D. from Texas Wesleyan University in 2005. He was admitted to Texas State Courts and the U. S. District Court, Northern District of Texas in 2005, and the U. S. Supreme Court in 2011. His areas of practice include real estate, oil and gas, and probate.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Joe graduated from the Texas Christian University Ranch Management Program in 1985 and spent approximately 15 years in multiple phases of the cattle business.
He has three children; two girls and one boy, the oldest, a practicing DVM, the middle will be attending the University of Arkansas in the fall and the youngest is a rising Sophomore at Fort Worth Country Day school.
He spends his off-hours pursuing big game across the western U. S., upland bird hunting with his two British Cocker Spaniels, and fishing.
Susan worked for over ten years for a Tier 1 ranked national law firm. Her primary area of experience is in business litigation. Additionally, Susan has experience in real estate, personal injury defense, banking and finance, corporate, and employment law. Throughout her career, Susan’s main accomplishments are her attention to detail, information analysis, and research capabilities. In addition to working on an extensive project regarding underpaid oil and gas royalties to multiple plaintiffs, Susan’s research into a client’s dispute regarding three years of billing enabled the firm to collect over 85K in unpaid fees.
Susan has four amazing children and eight wonderful grandchildren (and counting) who live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and in San Angelo, Texas. The Christmas gift list is long and getting longer!
Susan’s favorite free-time activities are camping, horseback riding, kayaking, and dragon boating. She is the current president of the Breast Cancer Survivor Dragonboat Team - Breast of Texas, Lake Grapevine, Texas. The team went to Florence, Italy in 2018 to participate in the International Breast Cancer Paddler’s Commission Dragon Boat Festival where Breast Cancer survivors from all over the world met and competed during four days of racing, camaraderie, and fun.