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Real Estate Institute 2019

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TypeTitleStartEndCLEPrice
Philadelphia - Both Days
The CLE Conference Center
Wanamaker Building, 10th Floor, Suite 1010, Philadelphia PA, 19107
STARTThu., Dec. 05, 2019
8:30 AM
ENDFri., Dec. 06, 2019
4:30 PM
CLE 10 sub/2 eth PRICE Regular: $575.00
New Attorney: $275.00
Philadelphia - Day One
The CLE Conference Center
Wanamaker Building, 10th Floor, Suite 1010, Philadelphia PA, 19107
STARTThu., Dec. 05, 2019
8:31 AM
ENDThu., Dec. 05, 2019
4:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $350.00
New Attorney: $175.00
Philadelphia - Day Two
The CLE Conference Center
Wanamaker Building, 10th Floor, Suite 1010, Philadelphia PA, 19107
STARTFri., Dec. 06, 2019
8:30 AM
ENDFri., Dec. 06, 2019
4:30 PM
CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $350.00
New Attorney: $175.00

About

 

Join us at the 23rd Annual Real Estate Institute, which will be held in PBI's Wanamaker Building Conference Center

Whether you specialize in property owners’ rights, contracts, zoning, landlord/tenant issues or any other aspect of real estate law, you will find what you need at the 23rd Annual Real Estate Institute. Over 400 real estate lawyers attended last year’s Institute. If you’re a regular, we look forward to welcoming you back. If you are a “first timer,” come prepared for a great learning experience.

 

Catch up on the year’s most significant case law, current legislation, practice fundamentals, trends and strategies

Thursday’s Sessions:

  • The Year in Review
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Retail Leasing: “Let’s Make a Deal.”
  • Preferred Equity Investment Considerations and Concerns
  • Proving Hardship, and other Steps on the Way to a Variance
  • Annual Condo/HOA Case Law and Legislative Update
  • Masterpiece Lawshop: Refusing Legal Services? (ETHICS) 
  • Special Topics in Realty Transfer Tax
  • Mobile Home Park Management, Operation and Evictions
  • The Perils of Opinion Letters in Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Ethics in Real Estate (ETHICS)
  • Play Advanced Sheriff Sale Jeopardy!
  • The (Hidden) Lucrative Intersections of Immigration Law and the Real Estate Industry
  • Negotiating the New PAR Residential Agreement of Sale
  • ADA and the Fair Housing Act, Regarding Reasonable Accommodations
  • Advanced Easements
  • Tax Saving Ideas for the Real Estate Practitioner “News You Can Use”
  • What You Need to Know Now About Data Security and Privacy
  • Commercial Agreements of Sale
  • Presenting and Defending Claims under the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law in Construction Defect Litigation
  • The Fundamentals of Adverse Possession, Prescriptive Easements and Consentable Lines

Friday’s Sessions:

  • Federal and State Enforcement and Regulatory Activity Impacting Real Estate Transactions
  • The ABC’s of Municipal Approvals
  • Litigating Common Disputes Under the PAR Agreement of Sale
  • Remote Online Notarizations
  • Updates in Property Assessments and Assessment Appeals in the City of Philadelphia
  • 2019 Developments in Tax Assessment Law
  • Ethical Considerations Applicable to Real Estate Transactions (ETHICS)
  • Stormwater Management Litigation
  • It Doesn't Have To Be In Writing —Understanding Non-Express Easements
  • Title Insurance
  • Representing Clients in The Marijuana Business (ETHICS)
  • The Impact of The Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code on Construction Defect Litigation 15 Years Out
  • Contractual Horror Stories in Commercial Leases
  • We are Family—Zoning Issues Relating to AirBnB’s, Sober Houses and Group Homes
  • Commercial Mortgage Foreclosure Defense
  • What is this right of way in my HOA?
  • Fundamentals and Hot Topics in Environmental Law for Real Estate Lawyers
  • Managing and Responding to Mechanics’ Liens: Advice for Owners, Developers and their Counsel
  • Distressed Commercial Real Estate Leases
  • Condominium, Cooperative and Planned Communities
  • A Complete Guide to Tax Deferral Transactions: 1031 Exchanges & Opportunity Zones

 
This Institute is worth a maximum of 12 CLE credits; workshop choices will determine whether credits are in substantive law, practice and procedure or ethics.

All attendees will receive the course books as a digital download. A printed copy of the course books are available, at a discount to attendees, for $80. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

Practice Areas

Faculty

NameFirm/Company
Drew E. Aldinger Esq.
Melissa S. Blanton Esq. Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP (Phila)
John D. Brenner Jr, Esq. PA Department of Revenue
Glenn M. Campbell Esq. Post & Schell (Phila)
Mark S. Cappuccio Esq. Eastburn and Gray PC (Blue Bell)
Ashley E. DeLuca Esq. Ballard Spahr LLP
Caroline A. Edwards Esq. The Law Offices of Caroline Achey Edwards
David Evenhuis Esq. McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC (Hbg)
Alan W. Flenner JD, PE Gannett Fleming, Inc
Bryan P. Franey Esq. Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP
Andrea Geraghty Esq. Meyer Unkovic & Scott LLP
Matthew B. Ginsburg Esq. Dechert LLP (Phila)
James L. Goldsmith Esq. Mette, Evans & Woodside
Gregory G. Gosfield Esq. Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP (Phila)
Nitya Kumar Goyal Esq. Dechert LLP (Phila)
Blair H. Granger Esq. The Granger Firm
Marshal S. Granor Esq. Granor & Granor, PC
Richard M. Heller Esq., CCIM, CES
Stephen M. Hladik Esq. Hladik Onorato & Federman LLP
Edward Hoffman Jr, Esq. Barrow Hoffman
Hon. Richard M. Hughes III Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas
Erik M. Hume Esq. Saxton & Stump, LLC (HBG)
Robert M. Jaworski Esq. Holland & Knight LLP (Phila)
Marc D. Jonas Esq. Eastburn and Gray PC (Blue Bell)
Philip B. Korb Esq. Ballard Spahr LLP
Frank Kosir Jr., Esq. Meyer Unkovic & Scott LLP
Raymond G. Lahoud Esq. Norris McLaughlin P.A. (Allentown)
Adam E. Laver Esq. Blank Rome LLP (Phila)
Jeffrey P. Lewis Esq. Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC (Philly)
William D. Longo Esq. Margolis Edelstein (Phila)
Rosemary J. Loverdi Esq. Dilworth Paxson LLP (Phila)
Gary L. Lozoff Esq. Tactix Real Estate Advisors
William J. Maffucci Esq. Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, LLC
Hon. Eugene E. J. Maier Esq. Philadelphia Board of Revision of Taxes
Tina R. Makoulian Esq. Ballard Spahr LLP
Giuseppina McCarthy Esq. McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC (Hbg)
Margo McDonnell CRE, CES 1031 Corporation
Lisa A. McEntee Esq., CLTP First American Title Insurance Company (Berwyn)
Andrew M. Menchyk Jr., Esq. Stepanian & Menchyk LLP
Len Nitti CPA, MST Wilkin & Guttenplan, P.C.
Robert N. C. Nix III, Esq. Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP (Phila)
Michael E. Peters Esq. Eastburn and Gray PC (Doylestown)
Joan Righter Price Esq. Eastburn and Gray PC (Blue Bell)
William G. Roark Esq. Hamburg Rubin Mullin Maxwell & Lupin PC
Steven D. Rothberg Esq. First American Title Insurance Company (Phila)
Eric Salant Esq. Capital 1031 Exchange Company, LLC
David E. Schwager Esq. Chariton Schwager & Malak
Joseph M. Sedlack Esq. Reed Smith LLP (Phila)
Susan J. Smith Esq. Law Office of Susan J Smith
Richard Brent Somach Esq. Norris McLaughlin P.A. (Allentown)
Jonathan H. Spergel Esq. Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP
Neil Andrew Stein Esq. Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein PC (Blue Bell)
R. Stephen Stigall Esq. Ballard Spahr LLP (NJ)
Andrew K. Stutzman Esq. Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP (Phila)
Steven L. Sugarman Esq. Steven L Sugarman & Associates
Mallory Jane Sweeney Esq. PPL - Office of General Counsel
Joel S. Todd Esq. Tupitza & Associates, P.C.
Paul C. Troy Esq. Kane Pugh Knoell Troy & Kramer, LLP
Charlie Tupitza RightExposure
James S. Tupitza Esq. Tupitza & Associates, P.C.
Robert R. Watson Jr., Esq. Eastburn and Gray PC (Blue Bell)
Rhonda M. Weaver Esq. McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC (Hbg)
Carl N. Weiner Esq. Hamburg Rubin Mullin Maxwell & Lupin PC
Jeffrey A. Wert P.E., P.L.S. Metz Engineers
Brett M. Woodburn Esq. Woodburn Law
Kenneth J. Yarsky II, Esq. Sherrard German & Kelly, P.C.
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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