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Announcing : What Went Wrong? (A Study in Surveyor Errors and Omissions), Friday, October 19, 2012

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What Went Wrong?
(A Study in Surveyor Errors and Omissions)

Jeffery N. Lucas
Lucas & Company, LLC

Friday, October 19, 2012
The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration; 8:00 AM – 4:00 AM Seminar

$180 for MALSCE Members; $230 for Non-Members

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As I continue “Traversing the Law,” studying and writing about court cases involving boundary disputes and land surveyors, I have found everything from the ridiculous to the sublime. In some cases, I have to shake my head in disbelief over what I was reading leaving me with just one question: What went wrong? This seminar will investigate the answer to this question by a detailed study of several court decisions involving surveyors and surveys that went terribly wrong. The painful lessons learned by others through the school of hard knocks can be painlessly explored and appreciated without the accompanying liability and damages that attach to boundary disputes and negligence actions. These cases will be studied and discussed through a Power Point presentation.


Seminar Speaker:

Jeffery N. Lucas
Lucas & Company, LLC
Jeffery N. Lucas is in private practice in Birmingham, Alabama. Lucas has been in the surveying business since 1976. He is a licensed land surveyor registered in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. Lucas is also a licensed attorney and member of the Alabama State Bar and a mediator registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster. Lucas specializes in land boundary issues and practices throughout the southeast. He has been a seminar leader on surveying topics that include ALTA/ACSM standards, survey technical standards, boundary law, survey law, legal descriptions, state plane coordinates, geodetic surveying, and water boundaries. In addition, he has authored many articles on surveying and boundary issues and writes a regular monthly column for P.O.B. Magazine.




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