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Real Estate Law and Eminent Domain Symposium (In Person) - April 12, 2024

Real Estate Law and Eminent Domain Symposium
Date:  Friday, April 12, 2024
Time:  8:30 am (MT) to 5:00 pm (MT)
CE Credits:  6.5 IRWA CEUs
* Applications in progress for real estate, appraisal and continuing legal education units in Colorado and Texas. 
Now approved for State CE Credit*
  • Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies Division of Real Estate — 6 Real Estate Appraisal CEUs and 4 Broker CEUs
Now approved for State CLE Credit* 
  • Colorado Supreme Court Office of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education — 7 CLEs
Hyatt Regency Denver
650 15th St.
Denver, Colorado, 80202
7:30 am – 8:30 am         
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 8:45 am         
Welcome and Introductions
8:45 am – 9:45 am         
Working on the Wild Side — True Tales About Unbelievable Real Estate Cases
This presentation will include a review of four unbelievable real estate cases, which involve fantastic facts and daunting legal, appraisal surveying and other challenges. The cases include eminent domain, encroachment, lease agreement breach and purchase agreement specific performance claims and will encompass various real property types.
Yasmin L. Stump, Yasmin L. Stump Law Group, PC
9:45 am – 10:45 am      
How to Force the Robots to Work for You and Not Against You: Using AI to Your Advantage
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in just about any industry. This presentation will provide an overview of with a look into specific case studies and concerns involving the use of AI. There are also benefits to utilizing artificial intelligence—we’ll discuss what some of those benefits are.
Jerrick Robbins, Ross Molina Oliveros, P.C.
10:45 am – 11:00 am   
Morning Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm   
Panel: Evolving Compensation Issues — Relevancy 
Join this panel of presenters as they discuss and identify potential collaboration opportunities among attorneys for shared resources or joint cases. Also included in the discussion will be an exploration of opportunities for professional development.
                  Sejin C. Brooks, Nossaman, LLP
                  Lora R. Gunter, LJA Engineering, Inc.
                  Richard “Rick” Rodriguez, Hamre, Rodriguez, Ostrander & Dingess, P.C.
                  Yasmin L. Stump, Yasmin L. Stump Law Group, PC
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm      
Networking Lunch Break (on your own)
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm         
Panel: Inverse Condemnation
In this panel discussion, we will have an open forum for attendees to share insights, challenges and best practices on inverse condemnations. Panelists will facilitate discussions on emerging trends in eminent domain law.
                  Sejin C. Brooks, Nossaman, LLP
                  David L. Rein, Jr., AVEK IP
                  Richard “Rick” Rodriguez, Hamre, Rodriguez, Ostrander & Dingess, P.C.
                  David Sunday, Gowling WLG
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm         
Installing New Facilities Under Old Easements — Has a Taking (or an “Acquisition”) Occurred?
This presentation will discuss the developing law relating to the maintenance, upgrade and expansion of utility facilities under existing easements, and the pitfalls facing utility companies regarding the same.
                  Scott R. Davis, Hicks Davis Wynn, PC
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm         
Afternoon Break
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm         
Ethics in Eminent Domain
This session will provide a discussion on ethical considerations in eminent domain practice, including communicating with landowners. Attendees will learn from experiences shared and gain insights on maintaining professionalism.
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Closing Remarks
5:00 pm
Networking Reception

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