Jerome Jelinek


Jerome was the founder of CSS in 1992, and has been its CEO and General Counsel since that time.

Prior to CSS, Jerome was in private practice in southeastern Michigan, concentrating in real estate law and commercial litigation. He is a past-president of the Michigan Land Title Association. He has presented often on a variety of real estate topics to attorneys, realtors, lenders and title industry members. In addition to the MLTA, Jerome is a member of the American Land Title Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the State Bar of Florida. He received his B.A. from Hope College and his J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Jerome lives in Traverse City, Michigan, with his wife, Jill. They have two daughters, Ashley and Aria. He is active in the community and enjoys tennis, biking and swimming in beautiful northwest Michigan.