Our Staff at Ability Title consists of experienced title insurance and escrow service professionals that are dedicated to helping home and business owners buy and sell real property and secure loans by verifying title to property, issuing title insurance, and completing all required documents to complete a closing of each transaction.

By choosing Ability Title you can feel confident and rest assured that your closing will be handled correctly and efficiently. We value all of our clients and we strive to exceed all of your expectations during the settlement process.

Kirk T. Bauer

Kirk T. Bauer, Esq.

Kirk T. Bauer began the practice of law in DeLand in 1985. Recognizing a need for a local organization to assist buyers and sellers of real estate in the area, he established the independent title insurance agency of Ability Title, Inc. in 2003.

Mr. Bauer attended Stetson University and Stetson University College of Law. He and his wife have four children and six grandchildren. Mr. Bauer continues to practice law in DeLand, Florida with his firm of Bauer & Associates Attorneys at Law, P.A. The firm concentrates its practice in real estate matters, estate planning, probate and guardianships, and litigation. Mr. Bauer is an instrument-rated pilot, and is active in his church and various community events and activities.

Jeff B. Bauer

Jeff B. Bauer, Esq.
In house counsel/Agent

Jeff Bauer was born and raised in DeLand, Florida. He attended Stetson University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in business family enterprise, with a minor in business law. After graduation, Jeff attended Ave Maria School of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctorate degree. He practices law with Bauer & Associates Attorneys at Law in DeLand.

Jeff serves as in house counsel/title agent for Ability Title assisting its staff with clearing title issues to assure a smooth closing. He also enjoys his time working with Ability Title customers especially with preparing contracts and loan documents, and completing complicated real estate transactions.

Jeff lives in DeLand with his wife, Kyndall. They love spending time outdoors – hunting, fishing, and raising cattle.

Megan Wells

Megan Wells

Megan was born in Altamonte Springs, FL in 1982 and has been in the Title business since 2001. Megan is very well versed in all areas of real estate because of her extensive experience. Megan has worked for law firms handling real estate matters including representation of home owner’s associations. She has worked for independent title agencies for the past ten years in Volusia and Seminole county. Mrs. Wells resides in New Smyrna Beach with her daughter and husband, where she loves being a mom, and enjoys spending time with family. Megan loves solving difficult title issues and making the closing process a happy event for her customers.

Kim Wilkins

Kim Wilkins
Administrative Assistant

Kim Wilkins was born and raised in upstate New York on a dairy farm, where she developed a strong work ethic and a love for animals. She graduated from nursing school, and worked for over 40 years in the medical field. Kim is passionate about helping others in any way she can.

Kim has been happily married to her husband, Bob, for 36 years, and they share a son together. She and her husband relocated to Deland in 1997, where they have since called home.

In her free time, Kim finds joy in gardening, attending church, and exploring the great outdoors.