American Bar Association
Commercial Real Estate Transactions Group

Commercial Real Estate Transactions Group

Who We Are

This group analyzes the transactional and ownership issues which confront commercial real estate attorneys when dealing with land transfers, construction, green and sustainable transactions, servitudes, title insurance and surveys, property and liability insurance, and ownership of commercial real estate. Each committee within the group focuses on one of these topics. Please watch the monthly Group and Committee Meetings schedule for upcoming events, and join in our call-in sessions. Many committee call-ins offer free presentations and discussions of timely topics.

See links below to the ICLG Comparative Real Estate Guide for 2014 which allows for free downloads of Chapters. Specifically, check out the separate link to Chapter 2 addressing the emergence of Canada in global real estate investing which is co-authored by Mario Paura, of Stikeman Elliott, LLP, formerly Vice Chair of the Purchase and Sale Committee.

Programs, Meetings & Events

Section Events

    Building a Late-Life, Decision-Making Infrastructure For People Aging Alone


    The event will be held on 04/24/2018. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Commission on Law and Aging,ABACLE,Commission On Disability Rights,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Health Law Section,Division for Public Services,Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law,Pro Bono and Public Service,Senior Lawyers Division. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

    Beyond the Birds and Bees: Estate Planning for Reproductive Material


    With the use of reproductive technology on the rise, an increasing number of estate planners will find themselves with clients who have banked reproductive material, such as eggs or embryos and clients who are using surrogacy arrangements to build their families. Recognizing the estate planning implications ...

    Transacting Business with REITs


    DESCRIPTION: This program covers tax and deal issues confronting counsel in transactions with real estate investment trusts (REIT). The panel will analyze REIT organizational, operating and tax rules affecting the structure and terms of a deal and will outline best practices and strategies. Topics include: ...

LISTSERV Communication

In order to send a message to the listserve, send the message as an email to the address below. You must be a member of the Committee to use the listserve.




Just, William

Council Representative:

Miller, Nelse


Alterman, Dean

Committee Roster  

Modified by William Just on November 16, 2017

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