CLE Programs

How to Open a Real Estate Practice POSTPONED

For newly admitted lawyers and for attorneys seeking to diversify or to change their practice focus, this seminar will touch on several topics which are foundation stones of a sound real estate practice.  

The topics will include:

IOLTA
An outline of the requirements for opening and maintaining a clients’ trust account.

Protection of Clients’ Personal Information  
An introduction to the Massachusetts statutes and regulations related to the protection of personal information especially in connection with mortgage loan documents.

“The List”  
A discussion of “how to get on the bank’s list” of closing attorneys and what are the requirements for opening a conveyancing account.

Title Insurance  
An explanation of the steps necessary to be able to write a title insurance policy.

Personal Information 
An introduction to the steps required under the statutes and the Attorney General's regulations to safeguard the personal information of parties especially in connection with a mortgage loan.

How I Did It  
A candid discussion by a rising attorney on the experience of starting and growing a real estate practice.

Additional faculty to be announced

Faculty:

Francis K. Morris, Esq., program chair
Law Office of Francis K. Morris, Brookline Village

Mary K. Eaton, Esq.
Eaton & Rescia, LLP, East Longmeadow

Anthony M. Lombardi, Esq.
Title Counsel, CATIC

Isaac J. Mass, Esq.
Law Office of Isaac J. Mass, Greenfield

Francesca Miceli, Esq.
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, Boston

Terrence D. Pricher, Esq.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts-Office of the Bar Counsel, Boston

Dawn E. Wilson
Mortgage Loan Officer

Sponsoring Sections:

Real Estate Law Section

Young Lawyers Division

Law Practice Management Section

The Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Section

Roundtable
Date:Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Time:4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Western New England University School of Law
Conference Room
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA, 01119
CODE: REB14
Registration
MBA Paralegals$15.00
MBA Law Students$15.00
MBA New Admittee$15.00
MBA Member$15.00
Non-member$25.00

This event has been POSTPONED.
For more information, please e-mail Member Services or call 617-338-0530.

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