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Title Review, Surveys, Title Insurance Endorsements, Curing Defects and More
Title defects and encumbrances can delay closings or sink deals altogether. Furthermore, issues not caught and dealt with during the transaction may create unpleasant surprises later on. Do you have what it takes to uncover and effectively address these title concerns? This focused program will provide you with real-world strategies for finding and fixing title issues. From title examinations to insurance and post-closing matters, gain the practical knowledge and skills you need to protect your client's interests. Maximize title protections - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6.0 CLE credit hours, including 1.0 hour of attorney professional conduct instruction.
R. THOMAS BALDWIN is a sole practitioner that was licensed to practice law since B.C. (before computers). Mr. Baldwin has 49 years of experience in title examination - residential, commercial and mineral searches. He has examined title in 45 of the 88 counties in Ohio. Mr. Baldwin has been a staff attorney for title companies where his responsibilities included review of contract examiners searches and making underwriting decisions, if necessary. He has lectured at numerous continuing education seminars on the topics of minerals and the Marketable Title Act. Mr. Baldwin has presented seminars to the Union County Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, Ohio Auctioneers Association, Fidelity National Title Fall Seminar, and various local real estate organizations. He is the past president of the Union County Bar Association.
JAMES J. BROWN has been the director of sales and marketing for Bock & Clark, Inc., since July of 2014. He has been with the company since 1983, working within all aspects of the survey business. Prior to his current position, he served as director of Bock & Clark’s National Surveyors Network for 15 years overseeing, managing and developing the staff and project teams. Mr. Brown has been involved with the National Network since 1994, where he has managed hundreds of projects and coordinated and reviewed thousands of surveys. He started his career as a field technician, drafter and then manager of the Mortgage Location Services Division. He was instrumental in opening three branch offices in Ohio and developing other offices in other states. He has spent the last several years working on business development with sales and marketing divisions. Mr. Brown has offered presentations on ALTA/ACSM land title surveys and survey review to hundreds of law firms, bar associations, CLE providers, corporations and law schools across the country. He has been a co-author for the last several versions of the Bock & Clark, Inc., Handbook for ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys. He holds a bachelor's degree in education from Kent State University.
STEVEN J. DAVIS is counsel in the real estate practice group of Thompson Hine LLP. Mr. Davis focuses his practice on the acquisition, sale and leasing of commercial real estate; construction contracts; development matters; and annexation procedures. He is a frequent lecturer to various professional groups on real estate topics. Mr. Davis is a former chair of the Dayton Bar Association’s Real Property Committee and a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Professionals, the Ohio State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree from Oberlin College and his J.D. degree from Duke University.
JOHN D. GILLESPIE is a partner in the law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP. He has extensive experience representing developers and investors on all aspects of commercial real estate development and joint venture formation. Mr. Gillespie regularly represents developers and investors in connection with financings, and small businesses in connection with their corporate needs. He also has substantial experience representing buyers and sellers of real estate on large portfolio transactions, including complex ground and air rights lease transactions. Mr. Gillespie regularly handles complex title and survey issues. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Ohio Wesleyan University and his J.D. degree from The Ohio State University.
WILLIAM L. LOVELAND is the owner of Loveland Law, L.L.C., where he practices in the areas of real estate transactions, development planning, condominium creation, zoning (working for both private and governmental entities), estate planning, probate, professional licensing and discipline, and civil litigation. Mr. Loveland has lectured for National Business Institute on numerous real estate law subjects, including zoning, zoning litigation, condominium law, the law governing homeowner's associations, quiet title actions, title insurance, and ethics. Mr. Loveland is past chairman of the Litigation Practice Institute, the president of the Joseph Fletcher Lawyers Ethics Conference, president of The Ross Foundation, and a current active member of the Professional Ethics and the Admissions committees of the Columbus Bar Association. Mr. Loveland was recently inducted into the Dublin School District Hall of Fame due to his work as a community advocate. He is a member of the Columbus, Ohio State and American bar associations. Mr. Loveland earned his B.A. degree from Denison University and his J.D. degree, with honors, from The Ohio State University School of Law.
CHRISTOPHER M. MONTGOMERY is a member with Frost Brown Todd LLC. He is co-chair of the firm’s retail industry team. Mr. Montgomery provides counsel to developers, private equity firms, small and midsize businesses, individuals and financial institutions in the acquisition, disposition, leasing, managing, construction and financing of office, retail, hospitality, industrial, mixed-use, agricultural and residential real estate projects. He is a member of Urban Land Institute (Columbus Chapter, Advisory Board member), International Council of Shopping Centers and Ohio State Bar Association (Real Property Law Section council member). Mr. Montgomery received his B.A. degree from Princeton University, his M.S. degree from Northwestern University and his J.D. degree from The Ohio State University College of Law.
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