Learn the latest on Mastering Real Estate Closings, Title, & Foreclosures with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.
Mastering Real Estate Closings, Title, & Foreclosures Live CLE Benefits:
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
From the cutting-edge strategies to best practices on real estate closings, titles, and foreclosures, this seminar will teach you the techniques and tactics to best advise your clients. There has been a surge for attorneys fluent in the latest tools to prosecute & defend foreclosures, examine title, and engineer creative real estate closings. Attend this seminar to learn the latest procedures, changes to the rules, challenges, and legal requirements. The seminar faculty features several of the leading authorities in the area, who will share their insight on conducting effective real estate closings, avoiding pre-contract diligence pitfalls, minimizing liability with title, and securing evidence of ownership. Our nationally recognized speakers will also cover winning arguments in foreclosure actions, partition actions, and securing winning records. Registration includes access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the 24/7 on-demand seminar. Agenda: 1. Best Practices for Real Estate Title:
a. Conducting an Effective Examination
b. Minimizing Liability in Conveyances
c. Making Sense of the Abstract
d. What You Need to Know about Commitment
e. Evidentiary Considerations in Liens, Covenants, & Defects 2. Conducting Effective Real Estate Closings:
a. Designing Creative Deals
b. Securing Winning Records
c. Strategies involving Lien Searches
d. Techniques in Sales & Purchase Agreements
e. Title & Partition Actions 3. Cutting-edge Tools in Foreclosure Law:
a. Latest Developments involving Securitization of Mortgage Loans
b. What You Need to Know about MERS
c. Winning Defenses & Arguments in Foreclosure Cases
d. Locating the “Robo-Signer” Problem & Fraud 4. Recorded Question & Answer Session Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Brian H. Smith
is a Shareholder and member of Stark & Stark’s Bankruptcy & Creditor's Rights Group. Mr. Smith brings over twenty-two years of legal experience to the group, focusing his practice in all aspects of creditors’ rights, including residential and commercial mortgage foreclosures, title insurance defense, ejectments/evictions, replevins, representation of creditors in bankruptcy court, and collections, as well as general commercial litigation. Mr. Smith has been counsel to over 500 mortgage foreclosures and ejectments of both residential and commercial properties and has had multiple successful mortgage reformation actions. He successfully litigated a case, which upheld the right of a lender, whose original mortgage had been lost and never recorded, to seek relief from the automatic stay of 11 U.S.C. sec. 362 to pursue a state court quiet title action to permit a copy of the mortgage to be recorded as if the original, and therefore avoid “unsecured creditor” status in the underlying bankruptcy. Mr. Smith is a frequent lecturer and author on real estate law.
2. Peter J. Wagner
is a leading authority on real estate closings. He is the Founder of the Law Office of Peter J. Wagner, P.C., a financial solutions law firm focused on real estate, consumer law, and elder law. Mr. Wagner focuses his practice on representing consumers, as well as financial institutions in the mortgage and automotive finance industries, and on providing compliance, legal, and business advice, including drafting and implementing policies, procedures, best practices, and government affairs initiatives. He has participated as an associate member of the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR), and the Mortgage Bankers’ Association of America and National Home Equity Mortgage Associations’ Legal Affairs committees.
3. W. Michael Hensley
is a leading authority on real estate litigation. A Shareholder at AlvaradoSmith, he concentrates his practice on commercial and civil real estate litigation. He has over thirty years of experience as a litigator and real estate attorney. Mr. Hensley specializes in law and motion proceedings, trials, arbitrations, mediations, and appeals as well as specialty writ proceedings - largely in the real estate & construction context. He is heavily involved in state court matters and has made numerous pro hac vice appearances before various federal courts throughout the United States. Mr. Hensley is a featured lecturer at numerous national legal seminars. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, judges, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this convenient, on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending, available, & approved jurisdictions:
Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 VCLE credit
Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
Illinois - Supreme Court of Illinois for 1.5 MCLE Credits
Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***
Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***
Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits
Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****
New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits
Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits
South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***
Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required.
**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.
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