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A note from the cochairs about upcoming events and other committee activities.


The Dangers of Decanting

By Thomas J. McIntyre – May 22, 2019 | Early cases indicate that trust decanting eliminating or reducing beneficial interests will be closely scrutinized and could be invalidated.

Tips for Navigating the Complex Web of Shopping Mall Real Estate Agreements

By David J. Marmins and Lindsey E. Hughes– May 6, 2019 | Now more than ever, it is vital that a real estate lawyer understand the agreements that govern the operation of these properties to avoid costly and time-consuming litigation.

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Practice Points

Emerging Disfavored Discovery Practice: General and Boilerplate Objections

By Julia Emfinger – September 23, 2019 | It may be time to reinvent objections in the context of written discovery.

How to Avoid Issues When a Lender Satisfies a Mortgage that was Previously Assigned

By Jason C. Bergman – June 24, 2019 | It is a question that should not have to be posed, but it is a surprisingly commonplace problem.

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When the Floods and Fires Come: Landowner's Property Damage Claims

In the wake of the Superstorm Sandy, the 2017 hurricanes, and the California wildfires, landowners damaged by the disasters are faced with a confusing array of potential recovery options. This program is designed to assist small and general practice attorneys whose clients are harmed by these disasters. (1 hour, 5 min.)

Up in Smoke? Cannabis Law Roundtable

This discussion explores the collision of the cannabis industry and the real estate industry, including leasing, zoning, financing, personal injury and property liability, insurance (business/title insurance etc.) issues and other legal issues, along with other considerations for practitioners who may be thinking about becoming "cannabis counsel."

Real Estate, Condemnation, and Trust Litigation

Learn how to get involved with the Real Estate, Condemnation & Trust committee and maximize your Section membership!

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