Areas of Professional Practice: 6.00
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including - Ethics: 1.00 Areas of Professional Practice: 6.00
This nontraditional format course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for up to 7.0 credit hours. 6.0 hours can be applied to the areas of professional practice requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys. 1.0 hour can be applied toward the ethics and professionalism requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys.
JOHN T. BANJAK is a principal and serves as general counsel of True Title Company, LLC, in St. Louis. He has extensive experience in all facets of the title insurance profession from a legal, title professional and consulting standpoint. Before opening his current company, Mr. Banjak served as president and general counsel for three reputable St. Louis title agencies and as regional underwriting counsel for a national title insurance underwriter. He also served as senior vice president and general counsel for Pulaski Bank. Prior to entering the title insurance field, Mr. Banjak worked as a private attorney and as an assistant attorney general for the state of Missouri. He is licensed to practice law in the state of Missouri, and is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. Mr. Banjak lectures frequently on real estate and title-related matters for organizations such as National Business Institute, the Missouri Land Title Association and The Missouri Bar. He has previously taught real estate law as an associate instructor for the St. Louis Community College District. Mr. Banjak earned his B.S. degree from Indiana University and his J.D. degree from Washington University in St. Louis.
KEITH A. GANTENBEIN JR. is a consumer rights advocate, a leading foreclosure defense, and real estate attorney practicing law in Colorado. The owner of Gantenbein Law Firm in Denver, he has been practicing throughout the state for the past seven years in public trustee and judicial foreclosures, 120 hearings, lender liability, complex civil and bank litigation, HOA, and credit disputes and actions. Mr. Gantenbein worked extensively with Representative Beth McCann along with Senator Ulibarri to see two bills he helped draft become law. Governor Hickenlooper signed both these important bills that help protect homeowners into law last year. Mr. Gantenbein is a published author on "Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act" (PTFA) and has published more than 150 informative legal articles on his blog. He has been highlighted in the Denver Post several times, Westword, ABA Journal, several Denver television news and investigative programs, and AOL nationwide for his support of Colorado homeowners and amending foreclosure laws. Mr. Gantenbein has volunteered many hours working with the Colorado House and Senate on foreclosure reform, and has worked pro-bono at legal clinics and for disadvantaged Coloradoans. He is a frequent lecturer. Additionally, Mr. Gantenbein has worked extensively for a Colorado Supreme Court Rule Making subcommittee in drafting and updating C.R.C.P. 120. He earned his B.A. degree from Colorado State University and his J.D. degree from Barry University School of Law.
NATHAN G. OSBORN is a shareholder with Montgomery Little & Soran, PC, in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Mr. Osborn's practice is focused on real estate litigation, commercial litigation, and real estate transactions. He currently handles a wide variety of cases involving title claims, title agents, and title insurance underwriters. Mr. Osborn is a trial attorney and has tried 34 cases in his career. He earned his B.A. degree from Texas Christian University and his J.D. degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law. Mr. Osborn is licensed to practice in Colorado and Nebraska.