Almost every real estate dispute involves some form of mediation. This legal education covered mediation of real estate disputes including, among other things, opening session and advocate remarks, caucus conversations with each side, mediation strategies and nailing...
A legal education seminar examining common practices of agents, brokers, attorneys and investors unthinkingly do as a matter of course and the associated pitfalls of such practices.
Presenter, San Diego County Bar Association (September 28, 2015)
A legal education seminar analyzing commercial leasing issues from the start of a transaction through the completion of the transaction and beyond into litigation.
Having Real Estate Contracts Interpreted in Your Client’s Favor: Critical Rules of Construction Every Real Estate Transactional and Litigation Attorney Should Know
Presenter, San Francisco Bar Association (September 16, 2015)
A legal education seminar covering key rules of construction of real estate and legal documents, including lease agreements, grant deeds, agreements with public entities, deeds of trust, and other real estate contracts.
Presenter, San Diego and San Francisco, County Bar Associations (May 28, 2014 and September 16, 2014)
A legal education seminar which looked at the duties and obligations of commercial real estate agents and brokers who, unlike their residential counterparts, are not presently bound by strict statutory requirements.
Moderator, San Francisco Bar Association (July 19, 2013)
A legal education seminar covering private investigator techniques to assist lawyers in the prosecution and defense of their actions as well as the identification of critical persons and assets in litigation.
Presenter, San Mateo County Bar Association (June 18, 2013)
A legal education seminar covering issues regarding the existence and formation of an agency relationship, the scope of agency relationship, principals liability for the acts of an agent, supervision of agent and termination of an agency relationship.
Presenter, San Francisco Bar Association (May 15, 2013)
A presentation addressing legal issues that arise when real estate agents “go rogue” and engage in conduct which may or may not be within the “scope of their employment.”
Presenter, Women’s Council of Realtors (February 14, 2013)
A presentation for the Women’s Council of Realtors discussing best practices for real estate agents and brokers.
Presenter, San Francisco Bar Association/San Mateo County Bar Association (September 19, 2012)
A legal education seminar covering the best and most effective uses of experts in litigation and at trial, including a detailed discussion of expert depositions and approaches to direct examination and cross-examination at trial.
Presenter, Forensic Expert Witness Association (March 14, 2012)
A presentation to expert witnesses covering of all aspects of the relationship between experts and counsel, including the role of an expert in litigation and at trial as well as the key issues for experts to be aware of in discovery and at trial.
Presenter, San Francisco Bar Association (September 14, 2011)
A legal education seminar covering pre-closing remedies, post-closing remedies, equitable remedies and broker commissions.
Presenter, San Mateo County Bar Association (October 19, 2010)
A legal education seminar covering issues arising in real estate transactions, including preventative measures aimed at avoiding problems commonly encountered in real estate transactions, obligations and duties of parties in real estate transactions, and problems occurring after the close of escrow.
Presenter, National Business Institute (April 29, 2009)
A legal education seminar covering the skillful and effective use of testimony and evidence in the courtroom which provided attendees with the skills necessary to elicit the testimony needed in order to build a strong case and to put themselves in the best position to win.