2017 Annual Real Estate Institute
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9/13/2017
When: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM CT
Where: Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
12520 Westport Pkwy.
La Vista, Nebraska  68128
United States


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MCLE Accreditation
*Nebraska MCLE #141779. Iowa MCLE #262556. 6.5 CLE hours. (Regular/live)
*Nebraska MCLE #141777. Iowa MCLE #262555. 6.5 CLE hours. (Distance learning)
*Only 5 distance learning CLE hours may be claimed per year for Nebraska.*
*Nebraska Abstracters Board of Examiners credit: 3 hours*
*Nebraska Department of Insurance credit: 6 hours, title; course ID #37502*
*Nebraska Real Estate Commission credit: 6 hours, intermediate, activity #Pending*
**Abstracters, DOI, and Real Estate Commission credit only available via the live seminar, not via webcast.**

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Registration Fees
$425 - Regular registration
$325 - NSBA dues-paying member (discounted price for NSBA dues-paying members)
Free - Law students
*Pricing options available for non-attorneys. Contact the NSBA for more information

Optional Fees
$45 - Attending Seminar Want Printed Materials (added to registration fee)
$95 - Printed Materials Only (not attending seminar)

Hotel Information
A block of rooms is available Sept. 12-13 at the Embassy Suites in La Vista at the negotiated rate of $129 per night. The rooms will be held until Aug. 13. To reserve a room, call 402-331-7400 or visit http://bit.ly/2tIX0OP. The group code is RE9.


8:00 am     Registration

8:30 am     Real Estate in the Nebraska Legislature
David Levy, Baird Holm LLP
An update of recent legislation and upcoming issues in the Nebraska legislature related to real estate.

9:15 am     Real Estate Easements, Covenants and Restrictions in Nebraska
Jim Buser, Pansing, Hogan, Ernst & Bachman LLP
This presentation will cover the specific real property rights, obligations and restrictions commonly referred to as “easements”, “covenants” and “restrictions” as they exist in the State of Nebraska. The discussion will include the creation of these real estate interests, their impact on the underlying real estate and enforcement and enforceability issues.

10:15 am    Break

10:30 am    Quiet Title Actions
Joe Stehlik, Stehlik Law Office
Quiet title actions are a basic tool in a real estate practitioner’s toolbox. This presentation will review the fundamentals of quiet title actions and practice tips for using the actions effectively.

11:15 am    Federal Law and Case Update
Mike Mostek, Mostek Law LLC
This presentation will feature an “A to Z” roundup of important  changes brought about through federal cases, legislation and regulations. It will place special emphasis on changes of particular importance to Nebraska real estate practitioners in a year when changes on the federal level are happening at an
unusually rapid pace.


12:00 pm    Lunch (included with your registration)

1:00 pm     Surveys, Descriptions, and Boundaries
Dan Lindstrom, Jacobsen, Orr, Lindstrom & Holbrook, PC LLO
Understanding surveys, descriptions and boundaries is fundamental to practicing real estate law. This presentation will review the fundamentals and what can go wrong if you don’t get them right.

1:45 pm     Real Estate Titles in Bankruptcy
Mike Matejka, Woods & Aitken LLP
This presentation will provide an overview of the impact of the bankruptcy code on real estate titles and what title examiners should look for in examining the title of real estate that has been impacted by bankruptcy.

2:15 pm     A Mercifully Brief Introduction to Tax-Increment Financing: The Basics of the Community Development Law
Christy Abraham, League of Nebraska Municipalities
This presentation will include a brief overview of the Community Development Law and how tax-increment financing is used in municipalities across the state. It will also explore some of the issues that are most problematic for developers and communities when tax-increment financing is used.

2:45 pm     Break

3:00 pm     Wind and Solar Development in Nebraska
Amy Lawrenson, Baird Holm LLP
This presentation will cover the current status and future outlook of wind and solar development in Nebraska as well as lease and easement requirements and recommendations

3:30 pm     Recent Nebraska Real Estate Decisions:  Fights Amongst the Dirt
Dennis Collins, Jewell & Collins
This presentation will review recent Nebraska real estate cases.


4:30 pm     Adjourn