Real estate transactions are document heavy. From the purchase contract to title information to loan documentation and more, there's plenty to pore over - and plenty of things that can go wrong. Are you being thorough? This focused guide will teach you how to review, draft and negotiate real estate transaction documentation so you can avoid issues, keep transactions moving and ensure the best deal for clients. Build your skills - order today!
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KEVIN J. DUNLEVY is a partner in the Minneapolis law firm of Beisel & Dunlevy, P.A., where he practices in real estate and creditors' remedies. He is a real property law specialist, certified by the Minnesota State Bar Association. Mr. Dunlevy is experienced in real estate litigation, transactions, foreclosures, evictions, and other creditors' remedies. He is a frequent presenter at seminars for attorneys, title companies, realtors and lenders; and he has written numerous articles and publications for professional and trade groups. Mr. Dunlevy is a member of the Hennepin County, Minnesota State and American bar associations; as well as the State Bar Association of North Dakota and the State Bar of Wisconsin. He co-chairs the Legislative Committee of the Real Property Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association, and is the past chair of the Title Insurance Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association's Torts and Insurance Practice Section. Mr. Dunlevy recently taught real estate law to lawyers and law students in Ukraine, including real estate and mortgage fraud. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, and his J.D. degree from the University of North Dakota. Mr. Dunlevy is also the Civil Air Patrol Minnesota wing legal officer, and a search and rescue mission pilot.
NATHAN G. OSBORN is an equity shareholder with Montgomery Little & Soran, PC, in Greenwood Village, Colorado. His practice is focused on real estate litigation, real estate transactions, and commercial litigation. He also helps numerous real estate and medical businesses by acting as their full-service corporate attorney. In addition to his work for clients, Mr. Osborn can be hired as an expert witness in cases involving real estate issues. He is licensed to practice in Colorado and Nebraska. Mr. Osborn represents a broad mix of clients but primarily handles matters relating to real estate title and access disputes, title insurance, boundary disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, leases, foreclosures, title agent negligence, liens, easements, real estate purchases and sales, real estate development, condominium conversions, real covenants, spurious liens, partitions, business formation, contracts, HIPAA compliance, real estate broker license complaint cases, and professional malpractice claims. He is also a trial attorney and has tried 38 cases in his career. Mr. Osborn received the highest "AV Preeminent" rating from Martindale Hubbell in 2014 and has maintained this prestigious rating since then. He was also recognized as a 2018 Super Lawyers - Rising Star.
JON S. ROBINS is a partner with Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP in the firm's Real Estate and Finance Department. His practice includes a full range of finance and real estate activities for private equity funds, capital markets and institutional lenders, hospitality owners and operators, developers, REITs, corporations, and investors. Mr. Robins has extensive experience representing private equity funds in structuring and closing joint venture investments, including senior/subordinated structured equity investments. He regularly represents capital markets and other lenders in the origination, purchase, sale, restructuring and enforcement of mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, subordinate ("B") notes, participation interests and preferred equity investments. Mr. Robins routinely represents senior and junior lenders and structured equity investors in structuring and negotiating intercreditor, co-lender, subordination, participation, servicing and similar agreements. Mr. Robins has a long track record representing mortgage and mezzanine lenders, as well as preferred equity investors in complex work-outs and restructurings of mortgage and mezzanine loans and equity investments and in enforcing remedies to obtain control of defaulted properties, including conducting UCC sales. He has regularly represented lenders in the sale of REO and in the development and implementation of alternative realization strategies. Mr. Robins regularly advises hotel owners and operators on acquisitions, financings, negotiations with the franchisors and on various operational issues. He has advised numerous companies on strategic real estate decisions, and has extensive experience representing both acquirers and targets with respect to the real estate aspects of corporate M&A transactions. He has long been active in commercial leasing representing both landlords and tenants, and recently represented a publicly traded REIT in the renewal of a major law firm’s Philadelphia lease. Mr. Robins is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree from Colgate University and his J.D. degree from the University of Cincinnati, College of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. Mr. Robins is a frequent lecturer on structured equity and loan issues.