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Legal Perspectives On Land Surveying Issues IV

Description The panel will address many topics that will enable you to create a more effective survey which may help parties avoid litigation or prevail on disputed claims.
Status Open
Number of Days 1
Start Time 7:30 AM
Begin Date 01/25/2013
End Date 01/25/2013
Early Reg: 01/21/2013

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Location name: The Conference Center at Waltham Woods
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City: Waltham
State: MA
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Friday, January 25, 2013  
Legal Perspectives on Land Surveying Issues IV
Sponsored by the MALSCE Professional Development Committee
Dana A. Cetlin, Denise A. Chicoine, Margaret G. DeLanders, Edward S. Englander,
Melanie E. Kido, Kathleen M. O'Donnell and Shannon Slaughter
The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration; 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Seminar
Members*: $180; Non-members: $230
  * Members of CALS, MSLS, NHLSA, NYSAPLS, REBA, RISPLS and VSLS can attend for the MALSCE Member rate.
Don't miss the fourth installment of this popular seminar examining legal issues impacting the land surveying profession. Surveyors are the critical component of any transaction involving land, whether it is a conveyance, a zoning application, or litigation over an easement, boundary, or public way. Learn about recent legal interpretations of surveys by Massachusetts courts to better understand how your survey defines rights and creates value. The panel will address many topics that will enable you to create a more effective survey which may help parties avoid litigation or prevail on disputed claims.
What You Will Learn:
  • Familiarize yourself with recent developments in Massachusetts case law  
  • Learn about water boundaries and great ponds
  • Ancient roads, railroads, and old layouts will be discussed
  • Understand the use of surveys in title Insurance
  • Erosion, accretion and re-emerging uplands will also be examined
Seminar Speakers:
Dana A. Cetlin
Cunningham, Machanic, Cetlin, Johnson, Harney & Tenney, LLP
Mr. Cetlin's areas of practice include commercial real estate, commercial leasing, real estate financing and general real estate.  He represents buyers, sellers, commercial landlords and tenants, developers and lenders.
Denise A. Chicoine
Englander, Leggett & Chicoine PC  
Ms. Chicoine has significant experience litigating disputes involving rights in the intertidal zone and beach access claims, easements, construction disputes, conveyancing, Chapter 91 and zoning matters.  
Margaret G. DeLanders
Cunningham, Machanic, Cetlin, Johnson, Harney & Tenney, LLP
Ms. DeLanders, areas of practice include real estate financing, foreclosure, REO and general real estate.  She represents buyers, sellers, and lenders. She is an approved agent for most of the major title insurance companies in Massachusetts.  
Edward S. Englander
Englander, Leggett & Chicoine PC
Mr. Englander's expertise includes the Colonial Ordinance of 1641-47 and beach rights, easements, boundary disputes, agricultural preservation restrictions, aquacultural grants, construction disputes, conveyancing, analyzing complex back titles, condominium conversions, and real estate leases. 

Melanie E. Kido
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Ms. Kido has been in the title insurance industry for the past 14 years, where she has been underwriting residential and commercial real estate transactions. Prior to this, Ms. Kido was in private practice with an emphasis on real estate.
Kathleen M. O'Donnell
Ms. O'Donnell concentrates her practice in real estate law with a specialty in municipal law including acquisitions of land for open space, affordable housing, and community preservation. A past president of the Real Estate Bar for Massachusetts, she is currently co-chair of the Real Estate Section of the Boston Bar Association.
Shannon Slaughter
Englander, Leggett & Chicoine PC
Ms. Slaughter is an associate in the Boston law firm of Englander, Leggett & Chicoine P.C. Her areas of practice include land use, residential real estate, and civil litigation.
Registration Deadline: Monday,  January 21, 2013
Information/Registration: You can register for this seminar and pay by credit card online by clicking on the "Register" button above. To register online for this seminar at the MALSCE member rate, login using your MALSCE assigned username and password.  If you do not know your MALSCE member login information call 617/227-5551. You can also register by downloading and completing a seminar brochure/registration form using the link above and faxing or mailing it with payment to MALSCE, The Engineering Center, One Walnut Street, Boston, MA 02108-3616, Fax: 617/227-6783. Registration fee includes two snack breaks, lunch and all seminar handouts. A 50% refund will be given for cancellations made by January 21. No refunds will be given after this date. No-shows will be billed. Seating is limited - register early!
Inclement Weather: In the event of inclement weather, find out the status of this seminar by calling 617/305-4118 after 3:00 PM on January 24 and listening to the recorded message.
Continuing Education: This seminar is worth 6.5 professional development hours (subject to state-specific exclusions; seek clarification from appropriate state authorities). All seminar participants will receive a certificate documenting attendance at the end of the seminar. Please complete the registration form with your legal name; address and other contact information so that you will be properly identified on the certificate.
Tax Information: Expenses incurred for education undertaken to maintain and improve professional skills (including travel, meals and lodging) may be tax-deductible.
Location: The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451. Route 128/I-95 to Exit 27B (Winter Street). When coming off the exit, stay in the far right lane and follow Winter Street. Continue through two sets of lights then follow the street around the reservoir. Turn left at the granite sign announcing HealthPoint and Waltham Woods Corporate Center. Proceed up to the top of the hill.

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