Section Events & CLE

We offer Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs at live events and during numerous teleconferences/webinars each year.

Skills Training for Estate Planners CLE Program

This is the ideal estate planning CLE program for both new and experienced lawyers. Young or transitioning lawyers new to the practice will receive a strong educational experience focused on the “how to” or estate planning in the program Fundamentals course; while more experienced lawyers will appreciate the opportunity to further expand their knowledge in the program’s Advanced Topics course.

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Mastering the Art of Commercial Real Estate Deals

Mastering the Art of Commercial Real Estate Deals

Mastering the Art of Commercial Real Estate Deals

The 2018 – 2019 Mastering the Art of Commercial Real Estate Deals is a comprehensive CLE series on commercial real estate. This series, which consists of 10 programs throughout the year, focuses on four overarching topics: purchase and sale agreements, due diligence, commercial leasing and financing.

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Death And Taxes - Understanding the Fiduciary Tax Forms

The federal fiduciary tax forms: the 1041, the 709, and the 706 are important tax forms to understand when not only drafting estate plans, but also when implementing those plans. This three-part series will sharpen your understanding of trust and estate tax return preparation concepts.

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Using Leases as Financing Tools

Master leases and ground leases can be valuable financing tools. Rental income under master leases can be advantageous to REIT investors for maintaining REIT status. Ground leases can be attractive to real estate investors who want to reduce costs of capital. In this two-part series co-sponsored with the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), gain an understanding of the structuring nuances, tax ramifications and other considerations applicable to master leases in financing transactions. Additionally, participants will learn what the structuring considerations and problem areas are in ground lease negotiations.

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Upcoming In-Person Meetings

Imagine joining the Section for our in-person meetings. We create a wonderful learning environment and convenient way to earn CLE while networking with fellow legal professionals.

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Books from the Section

Professors' Corner

Professors' Corner

A Free Monthly Webinar

Professors' Corner is a monthly webinar which features a panel of law professors, discussing recent cases or issues of interest to real estate or trust and estate practitioners and scholars. The Professor's Corner Webinar is sponsored by the Legal Education and Uniform Laws Group of the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law

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