37th Annual Real Estate Symposium

July 2019
               
37th Annual Real Estate Symposium
 
Co-sponsored by the Colorado Bar Association Real Estate Section
 
 
Program Description
 
For the past 36 years, the Real Estate Symposium has become a time-honored tradition you have come to rely on to stay ahead of everything that’s going on in real estate practice today. At this year's Symposium you will hear updates on tried and true topics, like the Case Law Update, Legislative Update and 15-Minute Drill. You will also hear thought-provoking presentations on cutting-edge topics such as cannabis, economic opportunity zones, and the state of affordable housing.
 
How do we as real estate professionals ethically and effectively serve our clients and the community, while navigating the complexities of cultural differences? Karen Hester, CEO of the Center for Legal Inclusiveness, and Colorado Supreme Court Justice Monica M. Márquez will discuss how diversity and inclusiveness in our profession will make us all better lawyers.
 
Register now for this unique opportunity to talk about the most important issues you face in your real estate practice with some of the most experienced and insightful people in the industry, in one of the most beautiful places in the world.
 
Topics Include:
 
- Legislative Update
- Case Law Update
- Marijuana Update: Federal Enforcement Priorities, and Navigating Real Estate Issues in Colorado’s Ever-Changing Climate
- The Famous 15-Minute Drill
        - Community Association Declaration Amendments: When is 67% not 67%?
        - To Comply or Not to Comply – A Look at Consumer Foreclosure After Obduskey v. McCarthy Holthus, LLP
        - Tips from the ADR Trenches: Crafting More Workable Arbitration and Mediation Clauses, and More
        - 2019 and 2020 CREC Forms
        - Insurance Issues
- Environmental Considerations in Real Estate Transactions
- Opportunity Zones – An Overview and State of Play
- Eviction Without Representation: The Staggering Number of Pro Se Parties in eviction Case and the Impact on Our Courts and Communities
- Addressing Reality and Protecting the Unwary Seller – Colorado’s Good Deed
- Diversity on the Bench: Why it Matters
- Diversity in Practice: Intersectionality of Cultural Differences, Ethics, and Real Estate Law
- Your Title Insurance Claim is Covered … Now What?:
Determination and Extent of Liability Under a Title Insurance Policy
- Current Issues in Oil and Gas for Real Estate Professionals
- Legal Ethics and Information Security: Crash Course and Legal Updates for Real Estate Practitioners
- Mining Claims: A 19th-Century Concept Collides with the 21st Century
- Affordable Housing Deed Restrictions: Forever is a Really Long Time
 
See you in Vail!
 
   
LODGING INFORMATION:
 
Real Estate Symposium Headquarters
 
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
715 W Lionshead Circle
Vail, CO 81657
Rooms will sell out fast! Make your reservation early!
 
CLE has reserved a block of rooms for guests of the Symposium at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort. Room rates start at $199 plus applicable taxes.
When making your reservation, in order to receive the group room rate, please indicate that you are a guest of the Colorado Bar CLE Real Estate Symposium. Reservations will be accepted at https://book.passkey.com/go/realestate2019
 
Based on availability, rooms are being held at the conference rate until July 3, 2019.
 
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 July 10, 2019 will forfeit the deposit equal to one night’s room and tax.
 
 
SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION INFORMATION:
 
To Register: You may REGISTER ONLINE at www.realestatesymposium.org, or return the attached form with check or credit card information. Register by phone or fax with Visa or MasterCard. Phone: (303) 860-0608. Toll Free (888) 860-2531.
 
Cancellations: If you are unable to attend, please notify CBA-CLE by July 5, 2019, and we will gladly refund your tuition in full or transfer your tuition to the home study.  Cancellations after July 11, 2019, will be refunded less a $100 cancellation fee.
 
Credits: 17 General CLE Credits, including 3 Ethics Credits.
 
Real Estate Credits: Submitted for 17 hours of credit for real estate continuing education requirements under CRS § 12-61-110.5(3).
 
 
Join us for the Annual Golf Outing immediately following the Symposium!
 
When: Saturday, July 20, 1:30 pm
Where: Vail Golf Club, 1775 Sunburst Dr., Vail, CO 81657
Cost: $120 per golfer
Fee includes: Green fee, cart, range ball, bag handling fees, and lunch.
First come, first served. Tee times fill up quickly!
Deadline to sign up for golf is June 28, 2019.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2019 SPONSORS!


Diamond

Fidelity National Title - National Commercial Services


Gold

First American Title National Commercial Services


Silver

Cordes & Company
JAMS
Land Title Guarantee Company
Stewart Title
Title Company of the Rockies
UCC Plus Insurance, Fidelity National Title Group

 
Bronze
1031 Corporation Exchange Professionals
1031 Front Range Facilitators, Inc
CBA-CLE Books
CBA-CLE Pass
Fortis Private Bank
Registered Agent Solutions, Inc.
UMB Bank

Sponsorship opportunities are still available! Please contact Melissa Higham at mhigham@cobar.org, for more information.

Agenda:
 
THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2018
 
12:00 pm  
Registration Open
 
1:00 – 1:10 pm
Opening Remarks
Presented by Suzanne M. Leff, Esq., Real Estate Symposium Chair
 
1:10 – 2:30 pm
Legislative Update
Presented by Jean Arnold, Esq. and Jeremy Schupbach, CBA Director of Legislative Relations
 
2:30 – 3:20 pm
Marijuana Update: Federal Enforcement Priorities, and Navigating Real Estate Issues in Colorado’s Ever-Changing Climate
Presented by Dan Pabon, Esq., and Robert Troyer, Esq.
 
3:20 – 3:30 pm
Networking Break
 
3:30 – 5:10 pm
The 15-Minute Drill
Moderator: J. Marcus Painter, Esq.
- Community Association Declaration Amendments: When is 67% not 67%?
Presented by Lindsay S. Smith, Esq.
 
- To Comply or Not to Comply – A Look at Consumer Foreclosure After Obduskey v. McCarthy Holthus, LLP
Presented by Deanne R. Stodden, Esq.
 
- Tips from the ADR Trenches: Crafting More Workable Arbitration and Mediation Clauses, and More
Presented by Julia T. Waggener, Esq.
 
- 2019 and 2020 CREC Forms
Presented by Kent Jay Levine, Esq.
 
- Insurance Issues
Presented by J. Marcus Painter, Esq.
 
5:10 pm
Adjourn
 
5:30 – 7:00 pm
Annual Wine Tasting Reception
Sponsored by Fidelity National Title Group-National Commercial Services Colorado
 
   
FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2018  
   
7:30 am  
Continental Breakfast
 
8:00 – 8:10 am
Good Morning Remarks
Presented by Suzanne M. Leff, Esq., Real Estate Symposium Chair, Winzenburg, Leff, Purvis & Payne, LLP
 
8:10 – 9:00 am
Environmental Considerations in Real Estate Transactions
Presented by Michelle Craig DeVoe, Esq.
 
9:00 – 10:00 am
Case Law Update
Presented by Frederick B. Skillern, Esq.
 
10:00 – 10:20 am
Networking Break
 
10:20 – 11:20 am
Mining Claims: A 19th-Century Concept Collides with the 21st Century
Presented by Geoffrey Anderson, Esq.
 
11:20 am – 12:10 pm
Opportunity Zones – An Overview and State of Play
Presented by Stephanie Copeland, CEO, and Jana Persky, Program Director 
 
12:10 – 1:30 pm
Lunch on Your Own
 
1:30 – 2:20 pm
Eviction Without Representation: The Staggering Number of Pro Se Parties in Eviction Cases and the Impact on our Courts and Communities
Presented by Honorable Adam J. Espinosa and Honorable Jonathan Shamis
2:20 – 3:10 pm
Addressing Reality and Protecting the Unwary Seller – Colorado’s Good Deed
Presented by Daniel Sweetser, Esq.
 
3:10 – 3:30 pm
Networking Break
 
3:30 – 4:20 pm
Diversity on the Bench: Why it Matters 1 Ethics Credit
- The Preamble to Chapters 18 to 20: Rules Governing the Practice of Law
- C.R.P.C. 8.4
Presented by Honorable Monica M. Márquez
 
4:20 – 5:10pm
Diversity In Practice: Intersectionality of Cultural Differences, Ethics, and Real Estate Law            1 Ethics Credit
- The Preamble to Chapters 18 to 20: Rules Governing the Practice of Law
- C.R.P.C. 8.4
Presented by Karen Hester, JD, LL.M.
 
5:10 pm
Adjourn
 
5:30 – 6:30 pm
Cocktail Party
 
   
SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018   
     
7:30 am
Continental Breakfast
 
8:20 – 8:40 am
Good Morning Remarks
Presented by Suzanne M. Leff, Esq., Real Estate Symposium Chair and
Honorable Kathleen Hearn Croshal (ret.), President, Colorado Bar Association
 
8:40 – 9:30 am
Your Title Insurance Claim is Covered … Now What?
Determination and Extent of Liability Under a Title Insurance Policy
Presented by Brianna Dowling, Esq.
9:30 – 10:30 am
Affordable Housing Deed Restrictions: Forever is a Really Long Time
Presented by Keely Ambrose, Esq., Ben Doyle, Esq., and Sean K. Murphy, Esq.
 
10:30 – 10:50 am
Networking Break
 
10:50 – 11:40 am
Current Issues in Oil and Gas for Real Estate Professionals
Presented by Kimberly Jackson Thayer, Esq., LL.M.
11:40 -12:30 pm
Legal Ethics and Information Security: Crash Course and Legal Updates for Real Estate Practitioners                 1 Ethics Credit
- C.R.P.C. 1.1, 1.4, 1.6 and 5.1
Presented by Austin T. Chambers, Esq.
 
12:30 pm
Adjourn
 
1:30 pm
Annual Golf Outing at Vail Golf Club
Location Information
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
715 West Lionshead Circle
Vail, CO 81657
Get directions
Registration Fees
Non Member $629.00
CBA Member $499.00
CBA Real Estate Section Member $419.00
CLE ELITE Pass Holder $229.00
New Lawyer Edge Member $249.50
CBA Young Lawyers Division $419.00
CLE Basic Pass Holder $249.00
Students currently enrolled in Law School $79.00
Paralegal $309.00
  • General Credits: 17.00
  • Ethics Credits: 3.00
Start Date - End Date
July 18, 2019 - July 20, 2019
Start Time - End Time
1:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Event Location
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
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