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Continuing Legal Education

  • HI CLE - 1.50
From Event: Adverse Possession 101, held January 2018.

Program Description

This concise yet comprehensive overview of adverse possession fundamentals will get you up to speed on the building blocks of the law. The requirements can be vague, it will walk you through timing components, what phrases like "open and notorious" actually mean, and other essentials you need to know. You'll take away the knowledge you need to confidently handle these confusing cases - order today!

Course Content

  1. Adverse Possession Defined: Developing a Baseline Knowledge
  2. Time Requirements for Adverse Possession
  3. Required Qualities of Possession
  4. Relevant Case Law and Legal Updates

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education

Credit Hrs State Credit Approval Expiration
CLE 1.50 AK 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 AZ 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 CA 01/16/2020
CLE 2.00 CO 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 CT 01/16/2020
CLE 2.00 FL * 07/16/2019
CLE 1.50 GA 01/16/2019
CLE 1.50 HI 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 ID 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 IL 01/15/2020
CLE 1.50 KY 06/30/2018
CLE 1.50 ME 01/16/2020
CLE 1.80 MO 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 MP 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 MT 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 NC 12/31/2019
CLE 1.50 ND 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 NE 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 NH 01/16/2021
CLE 1.80 NJ 11/03/2018
CLE 1.50 NM 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 NV 01/16/2021
CLE 1.50 NY * 01/16/2020
CLE 2.00 OK 01/16/2019
CLE 1.50 OR 01/16/2021
CLE 1.50 PA 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 TX 12/31/2018
CLE 1.50 UT 12/31/2018
CLE 1.50 VA 10/31/2018
CLE 1.50 VT 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 WA 01/16/2023
CLE 1.80 WV 01/16/2020
CLE 1.50 WY 01/16/2021

* denotes specialty credits

Agenda / Content Covered

Session Times: 1:00 - 2:30 PM Eastern
Presenter: James S. Ettelson

  1. Adverse Possession Defined: Developing a Baseline Knowledge
  2. Time Requirements for Adverse Possession
    1. Period of Time - Private vs. Public Entity
    2. Tacking - How it Works
    3. Extending the Statute of Limitations
  3. Required Qualities of Possession
    1. Open and Notorious - Standards for Visibility
    2. Actual - Does the Use Fit the Property?
    3. Continuous, Uninterrupted Use - Even Seasonal Use?
    4. Exclusive Use - Is the Claimant the Sole User?
    5. Hostile, Adverse Use - Did the Landowner Consent?
  4. Relevant Case Law and Legal Updates

JAMES S. ETTELSON is senior counsel with the law firm of Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC, where he practices in the areas of real estate, land use and zoning, and commercial financing. Mr. Ettelson has represented a number of major commercial and residential developers, and has been involved in a diverse range of real estate litigation. He is a frequent lecturer on topics related to zoning and land use law, real estate transactions, and condominium/planned community law; and is an adjunct professor at St. Joseph's University. Mr. Ettelson is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania; and before the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; and the U.S. Supreme Court. He earned his B.S. degree from Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. degree from Temple University. Mr. Ettelson is a member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and American bar associations. He has also served more than four years as a member of his township's planning commission, and was elected to three full terms as a Lower Merion Township commissioner and subsequently served as board president.

Please refer to Continuing Education Credit FAQ for general information about seeking credit for your participation in one of our continuing education programs.

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Accreditation Details:

Continuing Legal Education

AK CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
Alaska Bar members may claim credit for attending CLE programs that have been accredited by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions. This self study program may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of self-study credit, which includes 1.5 hours of VCLE self-study credit under the voluntary CLE Rule of the Alaska Bar Association and 0.0 hours of MECLE ethics self-study under the mandatory ethics continuing legal education CLE Rule.


AZ CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
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 MCLE Interactive CLE requirement for the State of Arizona, including 0.0 hour of professional responsibility Interactive CLE credit.


CA CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California and may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of self-study credit, of which 0.0 hour will apply to legal ethics self-study credit. NBI, Inc. certifies this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. NBI, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider - #53.


CO CLE: 2.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
This program may qualify for up to 2.0 hours of self-study general Colorado Continuing Legal Education Credit, including 0.0 ethics credit.


CT CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of NBI, Inc. that this activity qualifies for up to 1.5 self-study hours toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including 0.0 self-study hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.


FL CLE: 2.00 Credit Approval Exp
07/16/2019
Includes - Real Estate: 2.00
Approved by The Florida Bar, this program may qualify for up to 2.0 general hours of CLER self-study credit including 0.0 hour of self-study ethics credit. Certification: 2.0 hours - Real Estate.


GA CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2019
This program is approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency. This program may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of distance learning continuing legal education credit with the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency, which includes 0.0 hour of distance learning ethical considerations.


HI CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
NBI, Inc. is an Accredited Provider with the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education. This alternative format activity has been approved for up to 1.5 hours of credit for the state of Hawaii, which includes 0.0 hour of ethics or professional responsibility education.


ID CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
This program may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of self-study continuing legal education credit in the state of Idaho, which may include 0.0 ethics credit. Application for self-study approval must be submitted to the Idaho State Bar.


IL CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/15/2020
This program has been approved by the Illinois MCLE Board for 1.5 hours of recorded technology CLE credit.


KY CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
06/30/2018
This program has been approved as a technological CLE activity by the Kentucky Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Commission and may qualify for up to 1.5 credits, of which 0.0 hour relates to ethical considerations. No more than 6.0 hours of technological CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


ME CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
This course has been approved by the State of Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar. Lawyers who complete this course may receive up to 1.5 hours of self-study CLE credit including 0.0 ethics hours under M. Bar R. 12. No more than 5.5 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


MO CLE: 1.80 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with Missouri Minimum Continuing Legal Education. This program qualifies for up to 1.8 self-study CLE credit hours. No more than 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. Attorneys may not earn ethics credit with self-study.


MP CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
This course has been approved by the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Lawyers who complete this course shall receive 1.5 hours of self-study CLE credit including 0.0 ethics hours.


MT CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
This program may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of self-study CLE credit by the Montana Commission on Continuing Legal Education, including 0.0 hour of ethics. No more than 5.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NC CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
12/31/2019
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Attendance of this program may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of online CLE credit, including 0.0 ethics. No more than 6.0 hours of online CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


ND CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
North Dakota attorneys completing this program may claim up to 1.5 North Dakota self-study CLE credit hours, including 0.0 hour of ethics credit, on the Report of Compliance. No more than 15.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NE CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
NBI, Inc. is an accredited CLE sponsor in the state of Nebraska. This activity has been approved for up to 1.5 distance learning CLE credits, including 0.0 hour of professional responsibility credit. No more than 5.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NH CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2021
NHMCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. NBI, Inc. believes this course meets the requirements of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 toward the annual NHMCLE requirement.


NJ CLE: 1.80 Credit Approval Exp
11/03/2018
This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of alternative format CLE credit. Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of alternative learning format credit for ethics/professionalism. No more than 12.0 hours of alternative learning format CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


NM CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 1.5 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.


NV CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2021
This course has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education. This program may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of alternative format CLE credits by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education, which includes 0.0 hour of alternative format ethical considerations.


NY CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
Includes - Areas of Professional Practice: 1.50
This nontraditional format course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for up to 1.5 credit hours. 1.5 hours can be applied to the areas of professional practice requirement and is approved for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.


OK CLE: 2.00 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2019
This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission. This program may qualify for up to 2.0 of Archived and/or Online OnDemand CLE credit hours, which includes 0.0 hour of legal ethics. No more than 6.0 hours of Archived and/or Online OnDemand CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


OR CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2021
NBI, Inc. is an approved sponsor with the Oregon MCLE. This program may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of general self-study continuing legal education credit and 0.0 hour of ethical considerations credit.


PA CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of distance learning credit, including 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 0.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse distance learning CLE credit. No more than 6.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


TX CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
12/31/2018
This course is accredited for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.5 credit hours, of which 0.0 credit hour will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit. Hours in attendance at National Business Institute CLE seminars may be applied to the minimum Judicial Education requirement.


UT CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
12/31/2018
National Business Institute is an approved "presumptive provider" with the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education. This program may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of self-study CLE credit for Utah attorneys, which includes 0.0 hour of ethical considerations.


VA CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
10/31/2018
This course has been approved by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of credit, which includes 0.0 hour of ethics. Beginning November 1, 2011, pre-recorded programs are limited to eight credit hours for annual MCLE compliance. A minimum of four credit hours from live interactive courses is required.


VT CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
This course has been approved by the Vermont Board of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. This program may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of self-study credit, including 0.0 hour of self-study ethics credit. No more than 10.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. Attorneys may not earn professionalism credit with self-study.


WA CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2023
This program may qualify for up to 1.5 hours of Washington continuing legal education (Self Study) A/V credit, which includes 1.5 hours of Law and Legal Procedure and 0.0 hour of ethics.


WV CLE: 1.80 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2020
This program may qualify for up to 1.8 hours of self-study credit, which includes 0.0 hour of self-study ethics credit, under the West Virginia Rules for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. No more than 12.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


WY CLE: 1.50 Credit Approval Exp
01/16/2021
The Wyoming State Board of Continuing Legal Education has granted up to 1.5 hours of Continuing Legal Education Credit, including 0.0 hour of ethics. No more than 5.0 hours of self-study credit may be earned during one calendar year.


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