Seminar Number

8234

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$350

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$370

35th Annual
REAL PROPERTY LAW INSTITUTE

MAY 9-11, 2013

Omni Amelia Island Plantation
6800 First Coast Highway
Amelia Island, Florida
1-888-261-6165

CLE Hours:
12 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

For a complete list of Sponsors, see program brochure

THURSDAY  •  MAY 9, 2013
Joint Session

Presiding:
Jeffrey H. Schneider, Chair-Elect, Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Georgia; Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, P.C., Atlanta

7:30

REGISTRATION (All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

8:20

WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Jeffrey H. Schneider

8:30

LEGAL UPDATE
Carol V. Clark, The Law Offices of Carol V. Clark, LLC, Atlanta

9:30

“WINDS OF CHANGE”—Forces at Work Affecting the Title Industry
Christopher Abbinante, Fidelity National Financial, Inc., Jacksonville, FL

10:30

PRESENTATION OF PINDAR AWARD
Chad R. Henderson, Henderson Legal LLC, Atlanta

10:45
BREAK

11:00

MORTGAGE AVOIDANCE ISSUES IN BANKRUPTCY (A Trustee’s Perspective)
Neil C. Gordon, Arnall Golden Gregory, LLP, Atlanta
Michael F. Holbein, Arnall Golden Gregory, LLP, Atlanta

12:00

CLOSING TRENDS—E&O COVERAGE
John M. Hollenbeck, First American Title Insurance Co., Santa Ana, CA

12:45

RECESS

2:00

Raiford Memorial Golf Tournament
Ocean Links Golf Club (Complimentary Box Lunch and Refreshment Cart)

6:30

SOCIAL HOUR (ends at 7:30)

FRIDAY  •  MAY 10, 2013
7:00
FEAT FOR MCFEE RUN/WALK
Commercial Real Estate Session

Presiding:
Jeffrey H. Schneider

8:30
THE CARE AND FEEDING OF A RECEIVER
Andrew J. Bolnick, Andrew Bolnick & Associates, Inc., Clearwater, FL
9:30
LAND USE and ZONING IN THE POST-RECESSION ERA
G. Douglas Dillard, Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, P.C., Atlanta
10:30
break
10:45
LEASING: A CLIENT’S PERSPECTIVE
Susan Elliott, HD Supply, Inc., Atlanta
11:30 ANATOMY OF AN EB5 FINANCING DEAL
Jed S. Beardsley, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C., Atlanta
12:00

LOSS-SHARE ISSUES AND NEGOTIATING STRATEGIES
Richard Gaudet, Glass Ratner Advisory & Capital Group, LLC, Atlanta

12:45

RECESS

2:00
tennis tournament
(Complimentary Drinks and Snacks)
Residential Real Estate Session

Presiding:
Robert B. Brannen, Jr., Secretary/Treasurer, Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Georgia; Bouhan Falligant, Savannah

8:30
ADVENTURES IN TITLE CLEARANCE (Panel Discussion)
Monica K. Gilroy¸ Dickenson Gilroy, LLC, Alpharetta
Melissa K. Robinson, Nations & Robinson, LLC, Atlanta
Hilary H. Fentress, Chicago Title Insurance Company, Atlanta
9:30
BANKING REGULATIONS AND RESIDENTIAL CLOSINGS—HOW TO BE SAFE
Therese G. Franzén, Franzén and Salzano, P.C., Norcross
Rod Carnes, Deputy Commissioner for Non-Depository Financial Institutions, Georgia Department of Banking & Finance, Atlanta
10:30
Break
10:45
PROPERTY TAX ISSUES—TO REDEEM OR NOT REDEEM, THAT IS THE QUESTION
Bradley A. Hutchins, Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, P.C., Atlanta
11:15
CONSIDERATIONS IN SHORT SALE TRANSACTIONS
Charles B. Waters, Jr., Aldridge Connors, LLP, Atlanta
12:15
RESIDENTIAL SALES CONTRACTS—SURVEY OF TRENDS AND ALTERNATIVE FORMS
Vanessa E. Goggans, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, Atlanta
12:45
Recess
2:00
tennis tournament
(Complimentary Drinks and Snacks)
SATURDAY  •  MAY 12, 2012
Joint Session

Presiding:
Jeffrey H. Schneider

7:45

complimentary continental breakfast
Sponsored jointly by the Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Georgia, and ICLE in Georgia

8:15
Annual Meeting of the Real property law Section
8:30
E-FILING AND THE USE OF THE ELECTRONIC RECORD (Panel Discussion)
William H. “Bill” Dodson, II, Co-Chair plus GSCCCA; William H. Dodson, II, LLC, Atlanta
Danny C. Bailey, Co-Chair plus GSCCCA; Slutzky, Wolfe & Bailey, Atlanta
Cindy Wells, Chief Deputy Clerk, Superior Court Clerks Association of Georgia, Atlanta
Andy Wightwick, IT Director, Georgia Superior Court Clerks Cooperative Authority, Atlanta
9:15
LAWYER LIABILITY/LOSS PREVENTION
Johannes S. Kingma, Carlock Copeland & Stair, LLP, Atlanta
10:00
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
John E. Taylor, Taylor Law Offices, LLC, Marietta
10:30
BREAK
10:45
HOA AND CONDO: PRACTICE POINTERS IN THE POST-RECESSION ERA
George E. Nowack, Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, P.C., Atlanta
11:30
YOU MEAN I HAVE TO GET ALL OF THAT FROM THE SELLER?
Phillip D. Wilkins, Tisinger Vance, P.C., Carrollton
12:15
THE FIGHT AGAINST THE UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW—WHERE ARE WE AND WHERE ARE WE HEADED
Robert B. Brannen, Jr.
12:45
Adjourn
1:00
Executive Committee Meeting