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Inaccurate descriptions, inconsistent and conflicting surveys, convoluted plat map designations, confusing historical record issues and unrecorded easements can pop up at any time, are you prepared? In this sophisticated guide designed for non-surveyors, you'll gain real-world insight from experts who have worked in the field, have hands-on experience and know what challenges you'll face. Filled with examples and sample documents, this guide will teach you how to review, analyze and interpret surveys, maps, records and descriptions in plain English. Gain the technical skills you need to catch errors, defects and problems and learn how to handle them before they spiral out of control - order today!
Day One: Everything You Need to Know About Surveys
Day Two: Plats, Records, Descriptions and Remedies
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 11.25 hours of Washington continuing legal education (Self Study) A/V credit, which includes 10.25 hours of Law and Legal Procedure and 1.0 hour of ethics.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course may qualify for up to 11.25 hours of continuing education (Self Study) A/V credit for Limited Practice Officers in the state of Washington, which includes 10.25 hours of Law and Legal Procedure and 1.0 hour of ethics.
SHAWN A. ELPEL is senior underwriting counsel for Stewart Title Guaranty Company, in Seattle, Washington, and holds more than 20 years of combined legal experience in the commercial real estate and title industry. Mr. Elpel has provided commercial underwriting support on numerous multi-site, high-liability transactions, which involve the disposition, acquisition and financing of real estate transactions. While in private practice, Mr. Elpel represented corporate, institutional, developer and contractor clients in complex real estate transactions. He also litigated construction law and mechanic’s lien disputes, which included arguing cases in front of both the Washington and Oregon State Court of Appeals. Mr. Elpel is a frequent presenter and lecturer for continuing legal education and real estate seminars. He is certified by the Washington Department of Real Estate to teach in the areas of real estate law; taxation; real estate sales and marketing; real estate practices; real estate fundamentals; real estate finance; real estate closing practices; principles and essentials, legal aspects of hazardous waste and other environmental issues; ethics and standards of practice; current trends and issues; and construction and land development. Mr. Elpel is licensed to practice law in Washington, California and Arizona. He graduated, cum laude, with his Juris Doctorate degree from Gonzaga University; and he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in communications, minoring in political science, from Eastern Montana College.
LAWRENCE S. GLOSSER is a partner with Ahlers Cressman & Sleight PLLC. He has been actively involved in the real estate industry as a broker, manager, developer, and attorney since 1978. Mr. Glosser is thoroughly familiar with all aspects of real estate transactions and financing. He brings his past entrepreneurial experience to the practice of law, enabling him to understand both the legal and business issues presented in each transaction. Mr. Glosser assists clients with understanding and evaluating legal issues associated with real estate and business transactions, enabling clients to analyze risk, and make informed business decisions. He graduated, cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law, where he was associate editor of the Law Review and served as judicial extern to Hon. William L. Dwyer at the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington. Mr. Glosser is admitted to practice in Washington and before the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington. He was formerly an associate at Perkins Coie; and served as assistant general counsel for Shurgard Storage Centers, Inc., at its Seattle headquarters. Prior to joining Ahlers Cressman & Sleight PLLC, Mr. Glosser was the owner and managing member of Glosser Law Offices, PLLC, located in Bellevue, Washington. He has been designated as a Super Lawyer in the area of real estate and has a rating of 10 (Superb) by AVVO.
CARMEN R. ROWE is the owner of Gryphon Law Group PS, with offices in Seattle, Lacey and Chehalis. Admitted to practice in 1998, Ms. Rowe has focused her practice on real property, business and probate. Her work with real property includes easements, adverse possession and other boundary disputes, purchase and sale agreements, leases, association work, agriculture, timber, water, and related insurance. She frequently serves as a speaker, and has published for colleagues and industry professionals both locally and nationally. Ms. Rowe works with a wide range of clients, including property owners and managers, businesses, and boards for associations and small organizations, representing both business owners and individuals. She focuses on practical resolutions while bringing strong litigation and appellate history with several published appellate decisions on key property issues. She is a graduate of Columbia Law School, with a certificate in international law, and Pacific Lutheran University, both with honors.
JON WARREN, P.L.S., currently serves as the land survey division manager for the City of Bellevue, Washington, and a professional land surveyor in the State of Washington since 1983. He has built a broad-based hybrid career, with experience in the private and public sectors, as the Snohomish County surveyor (1994-2006); survey business line manager for WHPacific (2006-2009); senior associate and Puget Sound region survey manager for David Evans and Associates, Inc. (2009-2014); and currently with the City of Bellevue. Mr. Warren has served both the Land Surveyors Association of Washington (LSAW) for more than 30 years and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) for more than 20 years. After his term as LSAW president in 1994, he represented LSAW on the NSPS Board of Governors (1994-1999), served as NSPS Area 10 director (2000-2006), and as NSPS President (2015-2016). His efforts have resulted in receiving several awards, including multiple NSPS presidential citations and the NSPS Surveying Excellence Award. He also represents LSAW on the Architects and Engineers Legislative Council (AELC), and has for most of the past 30 years.