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Massachusetts Streets and Ways for Surveyors: MALSCE Seminar

Description The presentation will offer a review of Massachusetts law and practice relating to public and private streets and ways including creation, relocation and discontinuance thereof.
Status Open
Number of Days 1
Start Time 7:30 AM
Begin Date 05/20/2011
End Date 05/20/2011
Early Reg: 05/20/2011

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Location name: Holiday Inn Marlborough
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City: Marlborough
State: MA
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If you are interested in registering late please contact Diana Pappas at 617/305-4113 or dpappas@engineers.org
Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers (MALSCE)
Massachusetts Streets and Ways for Surveyors
F. Sydney Smithers, IV, Esq.
  Friday,  May 20,  2011  
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Marlborough,  265 Lakeside Avenue,  Marlborough, MA
  8:00 - 8:30 AM  Registration;  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM  Seminar
  Members*: $180; Non-members: $230
  * Members of CALS, MSLS, NHLSA, NYSAPLS, RISPLS and VSLS can attend for the MALSCE Member rate.
Download the seminar brochure:   http://bit.ly/MAStreetsBrochure
The presentation will offer a review of Massachusetts law and practice relating to public and private streets and ways including creation, relocation and discontinuance thereof, along with the so-called derelict fee statute and subdivisions.
Who Should Attend This Course?
This seminar is designed for the practicing land surveyor, surveyor-in-training, land use planner, real estate attorney and anyone who is interested in keeping abreast of the case law regarding Massachusetts Highway Law. This subject is full of ambiguities that the speaker will help clarify. Attendees will bring valuable information back to their daily practices.
Seminar Speaker:
F. Sydney Smithers, IV, Esq., is a member of the Pittsfield law firm of Cain Hibbard & Myers, PC where he practices in the areas of real estate development, land use, environmental, zoning, subdivision control, municipal and conveyancing law.  Mr. Smithers is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Finance and Commerce and Boston University of School of Law and was appointed a Land Court Examiner in 1972.  A former chairman of the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Real Estate Curriculum Advisory Committee, he is also former President of the Massachusetts Conveyancers Association (now the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts (REBA) and serves as a member of the REBA Alternative Dispute Resolution panel.  Mr. Smithers is President of the Abstract Club and a member of the Berkshire Bar Association, the New England Land Title Association, the Massachusetts City Solicitors and Town Counsel Association and is a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.  Mr. Smithers is also an honorary member of MALSCE.  Mr. Smithers is a contributing author to  Crocker's Notes on Common Forms  (9th ed., MCLE 2006)  and numerous other MCLE publications.
Registration Deadline Extended Until Wednesday, May 18,  2011
Registration Information: Members of other New England and New York land surveying associations can attend for the member rate provided they fax or mail their registration as noted below. Registration fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch, two breaks and all seminar handouts. Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. MALSCE will give a 50% refund for cancellations made by Monday,  May 16,  2011. No refunds will be given after this date. No-shows will be billed.
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. To process your online payment, the billing name and address must match the name and address of the credit card you are using.  If you need help registering online, contact Faye Nelson at 617/305-4104 or  fnelson@engineers.org.
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.
Questions?  Contact Diana Pappas at 617/305-4113 or  Dpappas@engineers.org

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