Hyatt House Shelton
830 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT 06484
Areas of Professional Practice: 6.00
Course book included with all formats
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, 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
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 6.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including 1.0 hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.
including - Ethics: 1.00 Areas of Professional Practice: 6.00
This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 7.0 credit hours. 6.0 hours can be applied to the Areas of Professional Practice requirement and 1.0 hour can be applied toward the ethics and professionalism requirement. This live format program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to: 1. State two hot-button issues in title law. 2. List key steps of the title search and examination process. 3. Describe what to look for when reviewing land surveys. 4. Identify three commonly requested endorsements. 5. Explain how to fix legal description errors. 6. Describe how to determine easement size and location. 7. Explain where conflicts of interest may arise.
PHILIP PETER APTER is a managing member of ETS, LLC d/b/a Eastland Title Services, headquartered in South Windsor, Connecticut. The company offers a real estate title searching and recording service covering Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. He has performed thousands of residential and commercial title examinations. He has lectured on title examining for the Connecticut Bar Association, REBA, and NELTA. Mr. Apter is past director of National Association of Land Title Examiners and Abstracters (NALTEA), and a member of the New England Land Title Association (NELTA). He is accepted as an expert witness by the Connecticut Superior Court. Mr. Apter graduated from Clark University (Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude) and the University of Connecticut School of Law.
LISA LUGAUSKAS is vice president and branch counsel of the Fidelity National Title Group. Ms. Lugauskas has extensive speaking experience and earned a Post University Award for excellence in teaching. She is an officer of the Connecticut Title Land Association and an officer and director of the Waterbury Bar Association. Ms. Lugauskas is the chairperson of the Connecticut Bar Association's Residential Real Estate Specialization Committee and an officer of the CBA's Real Property Section. She is a director of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) and is a co-chair of its Professional Development Committee, as well as a member of the Careers Committee. Ms. Lugauskas is admitted to the Connecticut Bar Association, the U.S. District Court, and the U.S. Supreme Court. She earned her B.S. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Connecticut and her J.D. degree from Brigham Young University.
BRIAN R. SMITH is a partner in the law firm of Robinson & Cole, LLP, where he is section leader of the firm's land law section, composed of lawyers who practice in construction, environmental and utilities, land use, and real estate. Mr. Smith concentrates his practice in land use and real estate, as well as in litigation concerning these topics. He represents developers, municipalities, and neighbors in land use, planning, wetlands, coastal resources, and real estate title issues. Mr. Smith has been lead counsel in numerous trials and appeals relating to these issues. He has lectured extensively on the topics of land use, First and Fifth Amendment issues, and roads and highways. Mr. Smith is an Executive Committee member of the Planning and Zoning Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. He is a member of the Cornell Real Estate Council. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, with honors, from Colgate University and his J.D. degree from Cornell Law School.
STEVEN H. WINKLER is senior vice president and chief underwriting counsel of Williston Financial Group and its underwriting subsidiary, WFG National Title Insurance Company. Mr. Winkler is admitted to practice in Connecticut and has been in the title insurance industry in a variety of legal and management capacities since 1972. Currently, he is a member of the Greater Bridgeport, New Haven County, Hartford County, Connecticut (emeritus member), Executive Committee of the Real Property Section, 1979-present; American Bar Association; and the Association of Corporate Counsel. Mr. Winkler has been elected a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the American College of Mortgage Attorneys. He also presently serves on the Forms Committee of the American Land Title Association. Mr. Winkler was co-founder and a past president of the Connecticut Title Association and was a member of the Connecticut Insurance Commissioner's Title Insurance Task Force-Insurance Code Recodification Project. He has spoken many times on title insurance-related topics and is co-author of the Common Interest Ownership Manual (1984). Mr. Winkler earned his B.A. degree from Union College, Schenectady, New York and his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan Law School.
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