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Real Estate Law Section

Monitors and reports on judicial, legislative and other developments that affect the practice of real estate law. The goal of the section is to promote, clarify and educate members concerning issues arising in Colorado real estate law. The section keeps its members informed through quarterly real estate newsletters, special columns in The Colorado Lawyer, and numerous legal education programs, including approximately six workshops per year, quarterly topical luncheons and an annual symposium that provides a unique opportunity to learn and to renew acquaintances with fellow real estate lawyers. All Colorado lawyers with an interest in real estate can benefit from joining this section.

The 2013/2014 CBA Section Chair: Christopher W. Payne, Ballard Spahr, LLP, Denver

CBA Staff Liaison: Dana Collier Smith
dcolliersmith@cobar.org

 

HOLD THE DATE FOR THE 2014 REAL ESTATE SYMPOSIUM!

The Symposium will be July 10-12, 2014 in Vail.  Watch for the hold-the-date email coming to your mailbox soon.
 

INTERESTED IN EMINENT DOMAIN?

The Colorado Bar Association’s Real Estate Section recently established an Eminent Domain Committee. The Committee seeks to study and keep bar members informed of developments in the field of eminent domain. To become a member of the Committee, you must be a member of the Real Estate Section. For more information, please contact Richard Rodriguez at rrodriguez@dodpc.com or 303-779-0200. Or, click here to join the Eminent Domain Committee (you must be logged in first).


2013-14 Topical CLE Luncheon Dates                          

September 5, 2013 – Pavilions Maggiano's
October 3, 2013 – Tech Center Maggiano's
November 7, 2013 – Pavilions Maggiano's
December 5, 2013 – Tech Center, Maggiano's
January 2014 - no luncheon
February 6, 2014 – Tech Center Maggiano's
March 6, 2014 – Pavilions Maggiano's
April 3, 2014 – Tech Center Maggiano's
May 1, 2014 – Pavilions Maggiano's

Upcoming CLE Real Estate Programs

Check the CBA CLE website at http://www.cobar.org/index.cfm/ID/20023/ for information on Real Estate online programs and publications.
 

Members of the Real Estate Section Council and the Pitkin County Bar Association attended a jointly-sponsored CLE program in November.


Articles Needed For Publication In The Colorado Lawyer

The Real Estate Section encourages all aspiring authors to contribute articles (or even just ideas for articles) for publication in the real estate column of The Colorado Lawyer. Articles submitted need to provide a balanced discussion of new, developing or interesting areas relating to the practice of real estate law in Colorado or nationally. To encourage your creative energy, the Real Estate Section will honor the best real estate article published in The Colorado Lawyer during 2012/2013 with a stipend of $500 to the contributing author or firm.  Articles should be submitted to Cindy Shearer at chshearer@mdch.com or Erik Foster at erik.foster@moyewhite.com for consideration.