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The LACBA 2014 CLE-in-a-Box Real Property Edition meets all of your mandatory CLE requirements. The 27-hour audio CLE program includes self-study and participatory, substance abuse, elimination of bias and ethics. CLE-in-a-Box is the easiest and most convenient way to meet your CLE requirements. The 2015 compliance deadline is February 2nd for attorneys whose last name begins with H-M.


CLE-IN-A-BOX REAL PROPERTY EDITION INCLUDES:
Participatory -- Self Study -- Required Subjects -- Material

1. Title: Sex, Bias and Substance Abuse - Those Hard-to-Get MCLE Credits
Date Recorded: 1/29/2013
Hours: 2 hrs CLE Credit (includes 1 hr Elimination of Bias and 1 hr Substance Abuse Credit)
Description: This program is presented by experts for the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law and will address current issues related to the elimination of bias in the legal profession and judicial system, including (1) ways in which compensation packages by law firms and other legal employers often adversely affect employees who are in same-sex relationships, including marriages; (2) experiences and treatment of gay, lesbian, and bisexual persons as jurors and court users; and (3) the federal litigation challenging Proposition 8 (Perry v. Brown). Professionals at the well-known Promises Treatment Center will address intervention, education, and treatment of addicted lawyers.


2. Title: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Client Trust Accounting but Were Afraid to Ask
Date Recorded: 12/8/2011
Hours: 1 hr Ethics Credit
Description: Suzan Anderson of the State Bar of California will discuss rules and case law governing the fiduciary duties applicable to client trust accounts, including what must (and what cannot) go into a client trust account, the difference between advance fees and a true retainer, and record keeping and reconciliation issues.


3. Title: How to Be a Zealous Advocate for Your Client's Project without Violating the Brown Act
Date Recorded: 12/14/2011
Hours: 1 hr Ethics Credit
Description: The panelists will discuss the Ralph M. Brown Act, Sections 54950 et seq. of the Government Code, which governs open meetings for local legislative bodies and provides consequences for its violation. When does the law apply, and what do practitioners need to know about assisting their clients, local bodies, or private parties that deal with local bodies in avoiding violations of the Brown Act?


4. Title: Ethics - All You Need to Know (2012)
Date Recorded: 12/1/2012
Hours: 4 hrs Ethics Credit
Description: This seminar will give participants the opportunity to learn about important ethical issues that have a direct impact on the practice of law from the top practitioners in the field and to acquire four hours of ethics credit at the same time.


5. Title: Hot Topics in California Real Estate Law: Top 10 Real Estate and Title Cases of 2011-12
Date Recorded: 5/10/2012
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description:
This program is a joint presentation of the General Real Estate and Title Insurance subsections and will highlight 10 important real estate and title cases. Speakers O'Malley M. Miller, Ryan C. Squire, and Ben W. Howell will emphasize how recent judicial decisions will impact real estate and title insurance practices in the coming years, including a discussion of:

  • The impact of the California Supreme Court landmark decision disbanding redevelopment agencies in California.
  • An appellate decision holding that the Subdivision Map Act does not affect the title owned by an insured under a title policy.
  • A U.S. Supreme Court decision that has been hailed as one of the most significant environmental rulings in years.
  • A judicial decision that calls into question fundamental assumptions about lien priority.
  • Important decisions revealing traps for the unwary under California's usury laws.

6. Title: Negotiating and Drafting Real Estate Joint Venture Agreements
Date Recorded: 11/2/2012
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: The speakers will discuss the negotiating and drafting of real estate joint venture agreements.


7. Title: Drafting and Interpreting Easements
Date Recorded: 12/12/2012
Hours: 1 hr CLE
Credit Description: Recorded easements encumber many parcels of real property and can constitute a minor or significant property right. Ambiguities in the recorded document often lead to uncertainty and disputes, including disputes that might sink an acquisition. In addition, in our densely populated cities, new easements are often necessary to fully use existing parcels or to allow for a changed use of a parcel. Case law is legion and often conflicting. Learn the nuts and bolts of drafting new and effective easements and interpretive strategies for existing easements.


8. Title: Structuring and Enforcement of Multi-State Transactions
Date Recorded: 1/16/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description:
Many large deals involve real property collateral located in different states and may also be structured to govern debt by the laws of a state other than the state where any or all of the collateral is located. This program will examine the legal and practical aspects of such deals in two contexts: (1) structuring, documenting, and closing these types of deals, and (2) the complex enforcement hurdles that can arise when the California one-action and anti-deficiency rules intersect with collateral-enforcement rules in other states.


9. Title: Machiavellian Scheduling: How to Recognize It, How to Handle It, How to Avoid It
Date Recorded: 1/22/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description
: : The speakers will "lift the curtain" on the dark art of schedule manipulation and deception, and shed light on the techniques commonly used in costly delay-related change orders and claims.


10. Title: Mixed-Use Projects: Things You Need to Tell Your Developer Client
Date Recorded: 1/24/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description
: Mixed-use projects come in various forms, and each presents a unique set of challenges - challenges that could become disasters if not known and addressed in advance. Our experienced panel consisting of a developer and an attorney will discuss the issues they've faced and ways to handle them, such as controlling the mix of uses, preventing conflicting rights of tenants, and drafting appropriate CCRs and REAs, which may differ significantly from familiar retail-only documents.


11. Title: Hot Topics in California Real Estate and Title Law: The Top 10 Cases of 2012
Date Recorded: 2/6/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: This program will cover important cases decided by California courts and the U.S. Supreme Court in 2012 that will impact the practice of real estate law in California. The program is designed to give a quick overview of important developments in the law that all real estate lawyers in California should know.

12. Title: 2013 Annual Construction Law Update and Flaig Award
Date Recorded: 2/26/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: This year's Annual Update program will be led by Hal Hamersmith, Candace Matson, and Robert Sturgeon of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton. The program will cover new developments in California design and construction law in 2012.

13. Title: Top Cases of 2012 Affecting Leasing, and Purchase and Sale Transactions
Date Recorded: 2/28/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: Options to extend, lease guaranties, broker commissions, new energy disclosure requirements, and quiet enjoyment, oh my! Learn about the most interesting, if not surprising, cases and laws of 2012 affecting leasing, and purchase and sale transactions.


14. Title: The Nuts and Bolts of Retail Leases in Today's Market
Date Recorded: 3/6/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: This program will discuss core lease provisions with emphasis on retail lease provisions (use, exclusive use, percentage rent, radius restriction, opening and operating covenants, and co-tenancies).


15. Title: Recent Developments in the Law of Real Estate Finance
Date Recorded: 3/12/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: This program will present an update on recent developments in real estate finance law, including a review of significant cases and legislation, and is an essential resource for practitioners in the field.


16. Title: Insurance Requirements in Commercial Real Estate and Construction Contracts - Avoiding the Pitfalls in Boilerplate Provisions
Date Recorded: 6/20/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: This nuts-and-bolts program will discuss key issues stemming from insurance provisions in various real estate contracts, including changes in recent years and identifying/defining your client's needs.


17. Title: Drafting Financeable Leases
Date Recorded: 7/25/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: This presentation will explain the major elements of making sure your leases and your loan documents "play well with others."

CROCKER SYMPOSIUM

18. Title: The Evolution of CEQA: Changing the Game or Staying the Same?
Date Recorded: 10/20/2012
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: Panelists will discuss how trends in recent and pending legislation, case law, and practice may portend a more expeditious, kinder, and gentler California Environmental Quality Act that better addresses competing environmental and economic needs. The mutual demand of the public and private sectors for economic development, jobs, transportation-oriented development, and infrastructure may align to balance the objectives of CEQA with timely and successful development.


19. Title: Negotiating Lender's Recourse to Borrowers and Guarantors in Real Estate Loans
Date Recorded: 10/20/2012
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: This panel was developed to provide lenders, borrowers and guarantors, their counsel, and mortgage bankers with a better understanding of the true meaning of "non-recourse" in a typical real estate secured loan, including ways in which "non-recourse" may become full recourse. The panelists will describe the fundamentals of recourse to borrowers and guarantors under a mortgage loan; analyze the recent evolution of recourse limitations and non-recourse carveouts; summarize current legal developments that impact the parties' interests and negotiating positions; and discuss in detail specific tips and techniques to use when negotiating recourse provisions from the perspectives of lender, borrower, and guarantor.


20. Title: Pitfalls and Practical Advice for Small Projects
Date Recorded: 10/20/2012
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: Panelists representing divergent views, including public, private, and neighborhood groups, will use their real-world experiences as the background for a conversation about entitling and developing small projects in and around the city of Los Angeles. They will focus on what constitutes a small project, how its development is (or is not) different from that of a large project, and relevant law impacting small-project developers. The panelists will also advise small-project developers on navigating the city's administrative and CEQA approval processes.

21. Title: Speed (Up)dating 2012 - Cutting-Edge Gems in Real Estate Deals
Date Recorded: 10/20/2012
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: This fast-paced, hard-hitting, and definitely cool panel will take you through current need-to-know nuggets in the real estate world, providing information you can put to work right away. Topics will include the latest in alternative/renewable energy, California Infrastructure Financing Districts, the (in)famous TOUSA case, electronic closings, bankruptcy tips, and more.


22. Title: Quick Hits 2013: Shifting Gears in the Fast Lane
Date Recorded: 10/29/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: Speakers will highlight the current state of the law and the most significant changes coming on the horizon affecting real estate, including the proposals for a split tax roll, new developments in real estate leasing, banking law changes, and new disclosure requirements in energy use and handicapped access. Get the information you need to know to be fully informed.


23. Title: Infrastructure: Update on Major California Infrastructure Projects
Date Recorded: 10/29/2013
Hours: 1 hr CLE Credit
Description: This panel of public policy makers and business leaders will bring current insight to infrastructure development issues and discuss specific infrastructure projects.


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TOTAL OF 27 CLE CREDITS

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