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(SERIES) Digging In: Real Estate Litigation in the District of Columbia From The Ground Up (August 6 and 13)


Date & Time: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 9:15 pm

CLE Credit: Yes

Event Description
6.0 Total Credit Hours; 3.0 Credit Hours per Session

Learn the law and practice of real estate litigation in the District of Columbia, focusing on current issues dealing with boundary disputes, foreclosure practice, easements, and more. Faculty will guide you through the initial case evaluation of a real estate case, motions practice, and pretrial discovery. Using examples from actual real estate trials, you also will learn trial techniques and strategies to use when trying complex real estate cases.

Part 1 (August 6)

Learn how to represent your clients effectively and creatively on issues such as competing claims of title, specific performance, adverse possession, rights of first refusal, boundary disputes, easements, restrictive covenants, and foreclosures. Faculty will guide you through the initial case evaluation of a real estate case, motions practice, and pretrial discovery. You also will learn about investigation techniques and sources.

Part 2 (August 13)

Using examples from actual real estate trials, faculty will discuss local procedures governing pretrial conferences and other pretrial procedures, as well as trial techniques and specific strategies for conveying complicated law and facts to a court or jury.  You also will learn how to use demonstrative evidence and other exhibits, make a record for appeal, and use witnesses successfully to deal with complex real estate issues.

Location
D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street NW
(Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center 12th Street)
Washington DC 20005
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Contact Information
CLE Program
Phone: 202-626-3488
Fax: 202-942-9750

Speakers

  • Stephen Hessler, Hessler & Associates, Chartered
  • Vernon Johnson, Nixon Peabody LLP

Costs

Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice

$129.00

D.C. Bar Members

$149.00

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section

$129.00

Government Attorneys

$169.00

Litigation Section

$129.00

Others

$209.00

Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section

$129.00


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