UNDERSTANDING REAL PROPERTY LAW IN MINNESOTA
Live In-Person Seminar
ITEM #:  1046692401   |   EVENT CODE:  500630
MEMBER PRICE
$445.00
STANDARD PRICE
$545.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

MINNEAPOLIS

Thursday, March 7, 2024 - Friday, March 8, 2024

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM   |   Check-In:  8:30 AM

Minnesota CLE Conference Center

600 Nicollet Mall # 370

3rd Floor, City Center

Minneapolis, MN 55402

Understanding Real Property Law in Minnesota

Increase Your Knowledge and Expertise in Minnesota Real Property Law


A Course Designed to Prepare You for the Certification Exam... Also Perfect for Anyone Wanting a Grounding in Real Property Law Matters
Experienced practitioners explore critical legal concepts and provide written course materials to refresh your knowledge and expertise in real property law.

Benefits of Attending

  • Highly rated comprehensive overview of real property law in Minnesota
  • Strategically designed "exam prep" of 12 topic areas to prepare attorneys for the Specialist Certification Examination offered Saturday, April 27, 2024
  • Experienced practitioners delivering essential, timely content and answering your questions
  • Practice-enhancing materials and resources
Day 1 – March 7, 2024


8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST


9:00 – 9:05 a.m.
WELCOME & EXAM INFORMATION


9:05 – 10:00 a.m.
Forming an Enforceable Contract for the Purchase and Sale of Real Property
This session was pre-recorded.
This session provides a thorough guide to crafting enforceable contracts for real property transactions, covering essential components such as option contracts, warranties, fraud and misrepresentation, and required disclosures.
– Marvin A. Liszt


10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Best Practices and Current Issues in Mortgage Foreclosures
Explore the latest insights into mortgage foreclosures including effective strategies for navigating the complexities of foreclosure processes while gaining a comprehensive understanding of the current challenges and solutions in the ever-evolving landscape of real estate in Minnesota.
– Melissa Porter


11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
BREAK


11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Taking the Mystery Out of the Torrens System
This seminar demystifies the Torrens System, providing a concise exploration of its key elements, including effect of the decree of registration, rights of registered owners, transactions involving registered land, proceeding subsequent to initial registration, and registration of title without a court proceeding under 508A.
– Rachael M. Holland


12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK  (on your own)


1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Professional Responsibility in Real Estate Matters
This session was pre-recorded.
1.0 ethics credit applied for
This seminar offers attendees a comprehensive examination of ethical considerations, legal obligations, and best practices for real estate professionals.
– Binh T. Tuong


2:00 – 2:55 p.m.
Nuts and Bolts of Land Use Regulation
This session will discuss land use controls in cities, counties, townships as well as miscellaneous controls affecting the development of real property. This session will also cover development contracts, exactions and impact fees.
– Patrick B. Steinhoff


2:55 – 3:00 p.m.
BREAK


3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Avoiding Environmental Liability in Real Estate Transactions
This seminar will address the process of conducting an environmental due diligence review, focusing on the “All Appropriate Inquiry” rule. Additionally, the session will explore the assessment of risks related to pre-existing contamination, securing liability assurances from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, and determining the appropriate circumstances for obtaining environmental insurance.
– Allen Wheeler


Day 2 – March 8, 2024


8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST


9:00 – 9:05 a.m.
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS


9:05 – 10:00 a.m.
Understanding Common Interest Communities
An examination of the fundamental attributes of planned communities, condominiums, and cooperatives within the context of Chapter 515B, focusing on the statute’s applicability, declarant and CIC obligations, and considerations in drafting.
– Phaedra J. Howard


10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Mechanics’ Liens – How They Are Won and Lost
Gain valuable insights into the intricacies of securing and defending mechanics’ liens. Explore winning strategies for the successful establishment of liens, while also understanding the common pitfalls and legal considerations that may lead to their loss.
– Matthew R. Doherty


11:00 – 11:05 a.m.
BREAK


11:05 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
How to Successfully Examine Title in Minnesota
This session will discuss the various types of title; where to research title and what is being examined; what issues to look for; where to find help or guidance; and how to frame or disclose your results.
– Robert L. Russell


12:00 – 12:50 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK (on your own)


12:50 – 1:45 p.m.
What Every Real Estate Lawyer Should Know about Contracts for Deed and Cancellations
Gain essential insights into the intricacies of drafting, executing, and navigating cancellations, equipping yourself with the knowledge necessary to navigate these complex legal processes in the realm of real estate law.
– Larry M. Wertheim


1:45 – 2:00 p.m.
BREAK


2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
Key Issues of Residential Landlord/Tenant Law
This session will explore effective lease agreements, eviction procedures, and tenant rights, gaining practical insights to navigate the complex legal landscape of residential property management with confidence and compliance.
– Christopher T. Kalla


2:45 – 2:50 p.m.
BREAK


2:50 – 3:45 p.m.
Overview of Real Property Specialist Certification Exam
– Molly Gherty & Thomas Radio

LIVE IN-PERSON
Thursday & Friday, March 7-8, 2024
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

ONLINE REPLAY
Tuesday & Wednesday, April 16-17, 2024
Attend online
A moderator will be available to answer questions by email.

$445 MSBA members / $445 paralegals / $545 standard rate

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 11.0 CLE credits, including 1.0 ethics credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 11.0 credits.

Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 11.0 advanced real property law specialist credits.

MEMBER PRICE
$445.00
STANDARD PRICE
$545.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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