41st Annual Real Estate Symposium - In-Person

This summer, join Colorado's most experienced and insightful real estate attorneys in the beautiful Vail Valley at the 41st Annual Real Estate Symposium. Catch up on the latest issues impacting your real estate practice, and enjoy mingling with old and new friends in the cool mountain air.    
- Keynote from Bob Wells, founder of Homes on Wheels Alliance nonprofit as well as the popular Cheap RV Living website and YouTube channel, discussing the unique practical and legal challenges faced by individuals living out of vehicles in addition to the role of attorneys to ensure access to justice for this population.
- Staple updates you need: legislative update, case law update, 15-minute drill, ethics credits, and EDI credits
- Hot topics that will help your practice: Colorado special districts, zoning and land use, forever chemicals, and more  
CBA-CLE will email webinar access information to registrants 24-48 hours before the program.
Home studies will be available approximately 2-3 weeks following the live program.
If disability accommodations or special assistance are needed, please contact us at [email protected]. Requests must be made at least two weeks prior to the scheduled program.
The program will be submitted for CLE accreditation in Colorado. If you need to seek accreditation in another state, please review the process and requirements for that individual state. CBA-CLE staff can provide a Uniform Certificate of Attendance, and it is the attendee’s responsibility to complete the accreditation outside of Colorado.            
Hotel Information:        
The Hythe Vail (formerly the Vail Marriot Mountain Resort)
715 W. Lionshead Circle, Vail, CO 81657
CBA-CLE has reserved a block of rooms for attendees. Room rates start at $215 plus applicable taxes and fees. Make your reservation online, or call the hotel – (970) 476-4444 – and mention that you are part of the CBA-CLE Real Estate Symposium. Based on availability, rooms are being held at the conference rate until June 28, 2023.
Reservations will be accepted online at: https://book.passkey.com/e/50399471
All reservations will require a credit card guarantee, and a deposit equal to one night of lodging is due at time of booking. The balance is due at check-in. Reservations cancelled after June 28, 2023 will forfeit the deposit equal to one night’s room and tax. Resort fee excluded for guests in our room block, but complimentary internet will be provided in guests rooms. Guest may opt to purchase a discounted resort fee ($20/day) at check-in. Valet fee is $20/night per vehicle.        
Real Estate Credits: The in-person course has been submitted for 11 hours of credit for real estate continuing education requirements pursuant to C.R.S. ยง 12-10-213. The webinar course and home study are NOT ELIGIBLE for real estate continuing education credits.  
Fidelity National Title            
Cordes & Company LLP
First American Title Insurance - NCS
Land Title Guarantee Company
Stewart Title Guaranty Company – National Commercial Services            
Attorneys Title Guaranty Fund
First Integrity Title Company
Registered Agent Solutions, Inc. A Lexitas Company
Robinson and Henry PC
UCC Plus Division, Fidelity National Title Group            

Thursday, July 13, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 pm
1:00 – 1:05 pm
Opening Remarks
Extended by James (Jim) Meseck, Esq., White and Steele, P.C., Program Chair, and Susan McNulty, Esq., Program Attorney, CBA-CLE
1:05 – 2:20 pm
Legislative Update
Presented by Adam Aldrich, Esq., Aldrich Legal, LLC, and Tyler Mounsey, Director of Legislative Relations, Colorado Bar Association
2:20 – 2:30 pm
Remarks from Our Valued Sponsors
Extended by Erin Kelley (Fidelity National Title)
2:30 – 3:20 pm
Understanding Colorado Special Districts in the Due Diligence Process
Presented by Joan Fritsche, Esq., Fritsche Law LLC
3:20 – 3:40 pm
Networking Break
3:40 – 5:00 pm
The 15-Minute Drill
Moderated by J. Marcus Painter, Esq., Holland & Hart LLP
- Colorado Real Estate Commission Forms Update – 2023
Presented by Kent J. Levine, Esq., Kent Jay Levine, P.C.
- Tick, Tick, Tick, BOOM! The Corporate Transparency Act Is Upon Us
Presented by Jordan Bunch, Esq., Holland & Hart LLP, and J. Marcus Painter, Esq., Holland & Hart LLP
- The Speed Dating of Foreclosures
Presented by Holly Ryan, Esq., Deputy Treasurer Public Trustee, Jefferson County, State of Colorado
- STOP, LOOK, AND LISTEN: Getting Better Resolutions For Your Clients and Yourselves
Presented by Julie Waggener, Esq., JAMS
- I’m Not Your Agent
Presented by Jean Arnold, Esq., Arnold & Arnold LLP, Erin Clark, MPL/JD, Denver Housing Authority, Kenneth (Ken) Levinson, Esq., Balaban, Levinson, Costigan & Wasilik, P.C., and Deanne Stodden, Esq., Messner Reeves LLP
Submitted for .3 Ethics Credit
5:00 – 5:05 pm
Closing Remarks and Adjourn
Extended by James (Jim) Meseck, Esq., White and Steele, P.C., Program Chair
5:05 – 7:00 pm
Annual Wine Reception
Friday, July 14, 2023
Attire Note: Hawaiian Shirt Day
7:30 – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:05 am
Welcome Back Remarks
Extended by James (Jim) Meseck, Esq., White and Steele, P.C., Program Chair
8:05 – 8:55 am
Ambulance Chasers and Dirt Lawyers: The Intersection of Tort Law and Real Estate
Presented by Jordan May, Esq., Frascona Joiner Goodman & Greenstein PC
8:55 – 10:00 am
Case Law Update
Presented by Joseph (Joey) Lubinski, Esq., MDH Law Group LLC
10:00 – 10:20 am
Networking Break
10:20 – 11:20 am  
Flooding Problems? Dam It! Now What? Front Range Floods, Responses and Current Issues
Presented by Geoffrey P. Anderson, Esq., Anderson Notarianni McMahon LLC
11:20 am – 12:10 pm
The Topsy-Turvy World of Forever Chemicals: A Primer for the Real Estate Practitioner
Presented by Elizabeth (Betsy) Temkin, Esq., Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, and Michael Golz, Esq., Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
Submitted for .1 EDI Credit
12:10 – 1:30 pm
Lunch Break
Optional: Brown Bag Lunch and Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century (by Jessica Bruder) Book Club Discussion
Read ahead and join your colleagues in a lunch discussion about the book.
Moderated by Erin Clark, MPL/JD, Denver Housing Authority
1:30 – 3:10 pm
A Conversation with Bob Wells
Presented by Bob Wells, Founder, Homes on Wheels Alliance
Moderated by Deanne Stodden, Esq., Messner Reeves, LLP
Submitted for 2 EDI Credit
3:10 – 3:30 pm
Networking Break
3:30 – 4:20 pm
The Changing Landscape of Zoning and Land Use: Impacts on Development and Communities
Presented by Amy Brimah, Esq., Brimah LLP
4:20 – 5:10 pm
Financial Crimes Involving Real Estate Transactions and Federal Regulations
Presented by Robin Nolan, Esq., Spencer Fane LLP
5:10 – 5:15 pm
Closing Remarks and Adjourn
Extended by James (Jim) Meseck, Esq., White and Steele, P.C., Program Chair
5:15 – 6:30 pm
Cocktail Party
Saturday, July 15, 2023
7:00 – 8:00 am
Yin Yoga Class
Presented by Tanya Griscom, Mobile Healing Yoga
8:00 – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:40 am
Leadership Remarks from CBA, DBA & CBA-CLE
Extended by CBA, DBA, and CBA-CLE
8:40 – 9:30 am
Title Requirements Under Colorado Probate Code
Presented by Greg Notarianni, Esq., Anderson Notarianni McMahon LLC
9:30 – 10:30 am
Ethics Update
Presented by E. James Wilder, Esq., Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel
Submitted for 1.2 Ethics Credits
10:30 – 10:50 am
Networking Break
10:50 – 11:40 am
Real Estate Broker Ethics and Arbitration Panel
Panelist: Scott Peterson, Esq., Colorado Association of Realtors, Damian Cox, Esq., Cox Law Firm, LLC, and Diana Mendez, Esq., Shortridge & Mendez, P.C.
Moderated by Tyrone Adams, Colorado Association of Realtors
11:40 am – 12:30 pm
Phased Developments, Developer’s Rights, Assignment of Developer’s Rights, and Where Development Rights Have Ended
Presented by Kelly Morrow, Esq., Orten Cavanagh Holmes & Hunt, LLC, and Douglas Tueller, Esq., Tueller & Gibbs, LLP
12:30 – 12:35 pm
Closing Remarks and Adjourn
Extended by James (Jim) Meseck, Esq., White and Steele, P.C., Program Chair
1:00 pm
Annual Outing Activities Begin
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Guided Easy Nature Hike via Walking Mountain Science Center
Where: Vail Mountain
Cost: Free
Participants to register directly with Walking Mountain Science Center online: https://walkingmountains.ticketspice.com/ndc-guided-hike
1:30 – 6:00 pm
Where: Vail Golf Club, 1775 Sunburst Dr., Vail, CO 81657
Cost: $163 per person
Fee Includes: Green fee, cart, range ball, bag handling fees, and lunch.
First come, first served. Tee times fill up quickly!
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Guided Nature Walk via Walking Mountain Science Center
Where: Avon
Cost: Free
Participants to register directly with Walking Mountain Science Center online: https://walkingmountains.ticketspice.com/2020-avon-nature-walk            
Location Information
The Hythe Vail
715 W Lionshead Circle
Vail, CO 81657
Get directions
Registration Fees
Non Member $779.00
CBA Member $584.00
CBA Real Estate Section Member $479.00
CLE Basic Pass Holder $389.00
Paralegal/Support Staff $295.00
Active Military $295.00
Public Service/Government $295.00
CLE ELITE Pass Holder $295.00
New Lawyer Edge Member $292.00
Students currently enrolled in Law School $149.00
  • General Credits: 17.00
  • Ethics Credits: 1.50
  • EDI Credits: 2.10

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Start Date - End Date
July 13, 2023 - July 15, 2023
Start Time - End Time
12:00 PM - 12:35 PM
Event Location
The Hythe Vail
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