A How-to Guide to Contracts, Title, Closings and More
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Immerse yourself in real estate law! This practical, fast-paced guide is designed to give you a broad look at real estate practice. From everyday contracts, title matters and closings to 1031 exchanges and other special issues, gain the basic knowledge and sample forms you need to refresh or build a foundation for a successful practice. Order today!
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including - Ethics: 1.20
This program may qualify for up to 7.20 hours of self-study credit, which includes 1.20 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.
ANN K. CHANDLER is a shareholder at von Briesen & Roper, s.c. Her practice is primarily real estate law, including the representation of shopping center, office park and residential developers in the acquisition, financing, development and leasing of real property. Ms. Chandler also represents financial institutions in commercial real estate loan transactions and real estate brokers in issues relating to licensing regulations, including acting as co-counsel in a case before the Wisconsin Supreme Court which resulted in the enforcement of a broker's right to a commission when the listed property was transferred pursuant to a condemnation. She previously practiced law with the Orlando, Florida offices of two large national law firms and continues to be licensed to practice in Florida. Ms. Chandler is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, as well as the Milwaukee and Waukesha County bar associations. She has taught real estate transactions at the University of Wisconsin Law School, real estate law at the University of Central Florida, and business transactions at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Ms. Chandler is a frequent speaker at continuing education seminars on the topics of commercial leasing and real estate financing. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and her J.D. degree from Marquette University Law School, where she was a member of the Marquette Law Review.
JOHN A. HEER focuses his practice on all aspects of environmental law, including compliance counseling and litigation matters. Mr. Heer has experience with traditional environmental issues relating to the Clean Water Act; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); Clean Air Act; Toxic Substances Control Act; Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA); Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA); Brownfields; wetlands; and stormwater. He also has experience throughout North America with sustainability, chemical management and regulation, and extended producer responsibility regulations, including electronic waste recycling and management. Mr. Heer has been a frequent speaker and writer on a variety of environmental and litigation topics. He is a member of the American, Ohio State, Cleveland Metropolitan, and Akron bar associations. Mr. Heer is admitted to practice in all Ohio state courts and before various U.S. district courts and courts of appeals. He earned his B.A. degree from Indiana University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
JOHN PAUL PARKS is a sole practitioner in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he practices in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, and business law. He previously has lectured on estate matters for professional groups, including the Southern California Tax and Estate Planning Forum, National Business Institute, and Institute for Paralegal Education. Mr. Parks is a member of the Scottsdale Bar Association, the Scottsdale Estate Planners, and is a former agent with the Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund, Inc. in Orlando, Florida. He was the principal draftsman of the Florida Not-For-Profit Corporation Act that became effective in 1991, and is a past member of the State Bar of Arizona's Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct (the Ethics Committee). Mr. Parks is admitted to practice in Arizona, California, Florida, and the District of Columbia. He earned his B.B.A. and J.D. degrees from Stetson University, and his LL.M. degree from the University of Miami.
JOHN A. SIKORA is a shareholder in the Milwaukee firm of von Briesen & Roper, s.c., where his practice includes business law, real estate law and tax planning. He earned his B.B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Mr. Sikora served as the law clerk for Judge Richard S. Brown of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals following law school. Prior to joining von Briesen & Roper, s.c., he was a partner with Weiss Berzowski LLP, and prior to joining Weiss Berzowski LLP, he was employed as a tax senior by Arthur Andersen. Mr. Sikora is a former chair of the Taxation Section of the Milwaukee Bar Association and former chair of the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Wisconsin Taxation Section. He also is a former editor of the Wisconsin State Bar Tax News. Mr. Sikora has authored articles for a variety of publications, including the Journal of Taxation, the Journal of Real Estate Taxation, TAXES, the Tax Magazine and the Real Estate Law Journal. He is an adjunct professor of law at Marquette University Law School, where he has taught the corporate income tax course and the tax practice and procedure course. Mr. Sikora has served as the instructor for numerous continuing education programs, including courses offered by the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants and private seminar firms and business groups. He has frequently been recognized as an outstanding discussion leader for WICPA seminars. Mr. Sikora has been named a Wisconsin Super Lawyer; has been included in Best Lawyers in America each year since 2003; was recognized in 2013 by Best Lawyers in America as a Lawyer of the Year for tax law; and has been AV preeminent® peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell.