MEET Our Team

Our team of experienced professionals is what sets the Legacy Settlement Services Team apart

Legacy Settlement Services is a full-service title and escrow company for residential and commercial purchase and refinance transactions. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, comprehensive service for all of your real estate transactions. We can be reached at any time and are always ready to answer any questions you may have throughout this process.

Michael Ruder

Michael Ruder is the founder and owner of Legacy Settlement Services, LLC. Michael opened Legacy with the intention of creating “more than just a title company.” At Legacy, we focus on providing excellent, professional, and convenient service to all parties involved in each transaction, from buyers and sellers to lenders and agents.

Our staff

At Legacy Settlement Services, we pride ourselves on the holistic service we are able to provide to each of our clients and partners, which is all thanks to our incredible staff. You will find that our administrative, processing, post-closing, escrow officer, and legal teams are second to none. And, in addition to the staff you would typically see at a title company, we add increased levels of service through our Client Care Specialists and our Account Representatives.

In order to live up to our promise of being “more than just a title company,” we are constantly utilizing cutting edge resources, technology, and expertise to help our referral partners’ businesses to grow alongside ours.

Dedicated Processors
We assign a dedicated processor to each file who works the transaction from start to finish. Think of this person as your expert for everything on that file. All of or processors are friendly, experienced, professional, and responsive.

Client Care Specialist
Each realtor/lender is assigned a Client Care Specialist to ensure in addition to their clients they receive the personal attention they deserve on each transaction. Your client care specialist is your “host” and will assist each of your transactions to provide VIP service.

Account Representative

An Account Representative ensures that you receive the best of everything Legacy Settlement Services has to offer. With the help of your client care specialist your Account Representative will create a client profile for you that allows us to tailor our services to fit your unique business needs customizing each transaction to your preference. Additionally , your Legacy Account Representative will learn about your business to identify how Legacy can help you grow.


We would love to learn more about your transaction and how we can help.

Contact Us
Click Here

About Us

At Legacy Settlement Services, we aim to be “more than just a title company.” By forming strong relationships with lenders and agents and tailoring our services to meet their needs, we are able to provide clients with comprehensive and convenient service from start to finish.



Legacy Settlement Services
2936 O’Donnell St
Baltimore, MD 21224

Ellicott City
Legacy Settlement Services 8659 National Pike, Suite P Ellicott City, MD 21043

Fax: (410) 881-5496

© 2021 LEGACY SETTLEMENTS. All Rights Reserved