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Title Insurance and Surveys

Title Insurance and Surveys

Mission

As a committee within the Commercial Transactions Group, this committee provides education on title insurance matters as well as current information and scholarship on new developments in title insurance, title insurance forms, endorsements and closing practice. This committee also addresses legal issues and standards relative to real estate surveys. The committee serves as liaison between the providers and consumers of title insurance and related services.

Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Joint Committees Program Prosposal

September 29, 2016
Title Insurance and Survey Committee, and Purchase and Sale Committee, will submit a joint proposal for a program titled "Title Insurance and Survey Issues in Purchase and Sale Agreements", for the 2017 Spring Symposia, April 19-23 in Denver, CO. Proposals are due Oct. 28, 2016. Suggestions, speakers, &/or comments are invited to the persons listed below.
Title Insurance and Surveys Committee
William A. Just, Chair, Just Title, LLC wajust@att.net                
Joanne Darcy Crum, Vice-Chair, Lemery, Greisler, LLC jdcrum@hotmail.com        
Alvin C. Miester, III, Vice-Chair, Sher Garner, LLC amiester@shergarner.com
Purchase and Sale Committee
Eric D. Lemont, Chair, Sullivan & Worcester, LLP elemont@sandw.com        
Louise C. Adamson, Vice-Chair, Perkins, Coie LAdamson@perkinscoie.com


Prior Programs:

02/17/2016 ABA RPTE Live e-CLE Program: Recent Revisions to American Land Title Association-National Society of Professional Surveyors (ALTA-NSPS) Minimum Standards, and a Discussion of Survey-Related Endorsements.

Commercial Development Team: (Pt.1) Working with the Surveyor and Site Engineer. ABA RPTE Live e-CLE Program 01/07/2015; 04/30/2015 Panel discussion at the 2015 Spring Symposia, Washington, DC.

 
Section Events

    Lifetime QTIPs: Why Should They Be Ubiquitous in Estate Planning?

    10/04/2016-10/04/2016

    JOIN THE SECTION & SAVE! ABA Members join RPTE for $70 to save $55 on this and future RPTE teleconferences, sign up at Register online . Find upcoming programming here . You may also email Khadijah.Kellogg@americanbar.org , or call 312-988-5260. Visit www.shopaba.org to update your preferences ...

    Section 2704 Regulations – A Further Analysis and Action Steps

    10/06/2016-10/06/2016

    The section 2704 regulations were released by the Treasury Department on August 3. The approach and breadth of the regulations surprised many estate planners. Our panelists will review the proposed regulations and the implications for past, current, and future planning. Topics they will cover ...

    Ethics and Conflicts in the Life Cycle of a Representation - Part I

    10/13/2016-10/13/2016

    Identifying, evaluating, and resolving conflicts is a regular part of the practice of law it is impossible to avoid them, or for that matter, ignore them. The manner in which conflicts are dealt with and resolved can vary, but two essentials are constant: the client must come first, and the conflicts ...

LISTSERV Communication

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RPTE-TITLEINSURANCE@mail.americanbar.org

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Leadership

Chair:

Just, William
Message From The Chair

Vice-Chairs:

Crum, Joanne
Miester, Alvin

Committee Roster  

Modified by William Just on September 29, 2016

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