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Expand your knowledge of road and access law and learn the finer points of resolving disputes in your client's favor. This legal briefing will explore the newest and best ways to provide the right advice when dealing with both public and private road creation and use issues. Save time and frustration by thoroughly understanding who supervises, manages and controls highways. Handle title insurance, deeds and other transactions in ways that will hold up in court, and much more. Walk away with a proven and positive approach for addressing and resolving disputes as they arise in the volatile environment of road and access law. Register today!
This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hour of self-study credit, including 0.0 hours of self-study ethics credit. No more than 4.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
R. THOMAS DAWE is of counsel to the Albuquerque, New Mexico law firm of Gallagher, Casados & Mann, P.C., where his primary areas of practice are commercial litigation, creditors' rights, estate litigation, and real estate transactions. He has lectured at seminars involving trial advocacy, commercial litigation, real estate, and bankruptcy litigation. Mr. Dawe earned his B.A. degree from the University of New Mexico and his J.D. degree from Stetson University College of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association (Litigation Section), the State Bar of New Mexico and the Albuquerque Bar Association.
EDWARD M. DOAK is a professional surveyor with Abiquiu Land Surveying Company. He has owned and operated a business for the past 34 years. His practice focuses in forensic surveying in conjunction with expert witness testimony. Mr. Doak is a court qualified expert in both state and federal courts. He has testified in areas including, but not limited to, rights of prescription, ancient boundaries, road and access, matters dealing with survey issues within land grants and reservations, water boundaries, and photographic interpretation. Mr. Doak has lectured and written course manuals in areas of boundary disputes, road and access law, law of easements, standards of surveying, and numerous other topics. He is a charter member and past state officer of the New Mexico Professional Surveyors.
STEPHEN S. HAMILTON is a shareholder with the firm of Montgomery & Andrews, P.A., where he practices in the areas of civil litigation, insurance defense law, eminent domain law, estate and trust litigation, and intellectual property litigation. Since 2007, Mr. Hamilton has been named in Best Lawyers in America, in the field of eminent domain and condemnation. He has lectured to various professionals on eminent domain. Mr. Hamilton earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Claremont McKinna College and his J.D. degree from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a member of the State Bar of New Mexico, State Bar of California, American Bar Association (member, Litigation Section and Government Practice Section) and the American Inns of Court.
DAVID L. MATHEWS was in-house counsel for Sandoval County during a period of time when that county was one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. He is now chief general counsel for the New Mexico Economic Development Department and works with 27 colleges, universities and special schools on a wide range of matters, including capital projects. Mr. Mathews earned both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Bowling Green University, and his J.D. degree from the University of New Mexico. He has been a frequent speaker at National Business Institute seminars, generally addressing land use issues.
SUSAN MCKNIGHT is vice president of New Mexico State Counsel, and agency consultant for WFG National Title Insurance Company. Ms. McKnight graduated from the University of New Mexico and received her law degree, cum laude, from California Western School of Law in San Diego. She is admitted to practice law in California and New Mexico. Her title insurance experience includes investigation and litigation of title insurance claims in San Diego, serving as in-house litigation, claims, and underwriting counsel for Fidelity National Title, First American Title, Chicago Title and WFG National Title Insurance Company. Ms. McKnight has taught numerous continuing legal education courses for both the California and New Mexico state bars and the New Mexico Real Estate Commission. She has also taught a wide variety of courses for licensing credit for title insurance agents and their employees. Ms. McKnight is a member of the State Bar of California and State Bar of New Mexico. She is also a former underwriter director of the New Mexico Land Title Association.
STEPHEN C. ROSS is an attorney with Basham & Basham, P.C. Mr. Ross spent more than ten years as the Santa Fe county attorney where he represented several intergovernmental boards, commissions and agencies. His current practice consists of litigation and appeals, local government law, contracts, land use law including oil and gas, and real property and environmental law. He is a graduate of the University of Utah College of Law, Wichita State University and the University of Illinois.