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                                                                                                                                                                                                                               n	   The foreclosure process
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               n	   Construction contracts and liens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               n	   Subdivisions, zoning, and land use
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               n	   Environmental issues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               n	   Eminent domain/condemnation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               n	   Homeowners associations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               n	   Real estate agents and brokers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               n	   Ethical considerations
  TEnnEssEE REaL EsTaTE Law COnFEREnCE FaCuLTY                                                                                                                                                                                 n	   Legal aspects of Codes
Coburn Dewees Berry, IV, of Bass, Berry & Sims                                 assisted with shopping centers, business centers,                         Robyn Lynne Ryan is assistant general counsel                         n	   Hot topics in today’s economy
PLC, regularly litigates eminent domain matters,
mechanic’s lien and construction suits, quiet title
                                                                               commercial office space and flex-space leases. He
                                                                               also represents lenders and commercial borrowers
                                                                                                                                                         with the Tennessee Real Estate Commission at the
                                                                                                                                                         Department of Commerce and Insurance. She was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               n	   Real estate case law/legislative update
actions, and contract disputes. He also advises                                in loan transactions, including national lenders                          previously in private practice where she devoted her
clients concerning zoning, planning, lease disputes,                           providing conduit credit facilities secured by real                       practice to domestic relations, personal injury, and
boundary, easement, restrictive covenant and land                              estate interests.                                                         civil litigation.                                                     Partial scheduling conflict? One-day registration
use issues. He is the editor Tennessee Real Estate                                                                                                                                                                             available! See registration form. But attend both days
Law Letter.                                                                    sam H. Edwards is the executive director and chief                        B. anthony saunders is a member of Wyatt, Tarrant
Kim a. Brown is a member of Sherrard & Roe,
                                                                               legal counsel of the Greater Nashville Regional
                                                                               Council. He is a former planning director of the
                                                                                                                                                         & Combs LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Financial
                                                                                                                                                         Institutions & Public Finance Service Team. He
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and earn 12 General CLE hours and 1 Dual hour.
PLC. His practice focuses in the area of commercial                            Wilson County/Lebanon Planning Office and a                               concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial
transactions, including real estate finance and                                transportation planner with the Tennessee Department                      lending, financial institutions, real estate, bankruptcy
development, leasing, and public and private finance.                          of Transportation. He has drafted numerous bills                          and commercial litigation. He has spoken at various
He is a frequent lecturer for professional and industry                        dealing with planning and local government issues.                        seminars on topics pertaining to his practice areas as
groups and organizations on issues related to real                                                                                                       well as the Uniform Commercial Code and ethics.
estate finance and development, public and private                             Porter Feild, a member of the Memphis office of
finance, and general business transactions.                                    Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC, practices in the areas                      R. slade sevier, Jr., of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC,
                                                                               of real estate litigation, plaintiff personal injury, and                 focuses his practice on resolving disputes and
John T. Buckingham, of Lewis, King, Krieg &                                    complex business litigation. He was a member of the                       negotiating agreements related to real estate
Waldrop, P.C. in Knoxville, has over 30 years                                  Board of Directors of the Tennessee Bar Association                       development, construction and general business.
experience in land use and zoning matters, civil                               Real Estate Section from 2004 through 2007. He                            He represents clients in construction-related
litigation involving eminent domain, and commercial                            was a presenter for the Real Estate Law Institute in                      disputes and matters involving design defects, codes
real estate. For 10 years, he was an Assistant United                          2001, 2003, and 2005. He was also a member of                             compliance, licensing requirements, liens, Prompt
States Attorney where a significant number of his                              the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Task Force on Fee                           Pay Act claims, Tennessee Consumer Protection
cases involved eminent domain.                                                 Dispute Resolution from 2005 to 2006.                                     Act claims and delay claims. He is a registered
                                                                                                                                                         professional engineer.
Timothy w. Burrow of Burrow & Cravens, P.C.,                                   Todd E. Panther, of Tune, Entrekin & White P.C., has
practices construction-related negotiation, mediation,                         experience in residential construction matters and                        Daniel w. small is a member of Stites & Harbison
arbitration, litigation, and counseling, representing                          represents some of the largest homebuilders in the                        PLLC. His work centers on banking, real estate,
owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors,                               nation. He advises on contract drafting, construction                     securities, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate
material suppliers, and design professionals. He                               defects, delay and inefficiency claims, lien laws,                        governance matters, as well as on commercial
is also a licensed architect and a licensed general                            and warranty matters, as well as landlord-tenant,                         litigation. He has represented banks and other
contractor. He serves as an arbitrator on construction-                        stockholder, commercial contract, and intellectual                        companies in secured lending, workouts, private and
related cases.                                                                 property disputes. The TBA appointed him to chair                         public securities matters, initial public offerings and
                                                                               a committee tasked with recommending a wholesale                          regulatory matters.
George a. Dean, of Parker, Lawrence, Cantrell &                                revision of Tennessee’s lien laws.
Dean, began his career in the Metro Nashville Legal                                                                                                      G. scott Thomas, is a member of of Bass, Berry
Department representing the planning commission,                               Joseph R. Prochaska, of Williams & Prochaska                              & Sims PLC. In his over twenty years of experience
zoning board, and the Metro Zoning Administrator.                              PC, practices in bankruptcy law, creditor’s rights                        in the area of environmental law, he has represented
He is the author of the Tennessee Zoning Board                                 law, and commercial litigation. He is a frequent                          owners, buyers, sellers and mortgagees of real estate
Handbook (2009), and the Legal Handbook for                                    author and lecturer and has appeared before national                      in a wide range of environmental transactions and
Tennessee Codes Officials (2009).                                              audiences for the American Bar Association, Section                       actions. He has served as lead counsel and chair
J. Bryan Echols, of Stites & Harbison PLLC, focuses
                                                                               of Business Law; the American Bankruptcy Institute;
                                                                               and the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees.
                                                                                                                                                         of the Steering Committees for PRP groups with
                                                                                                                                                         respect to superfund sites and has represented                                                                                   BONUS CD!
his practice on commercial real estate, including                              He is certified by the American Bankruptcy Board of                       numerous clients in cost recovery actions under the                                                                              SUMMARIES OF RECENT REAL
zoning and land use, acquisitions and due diligence,                           certification as a specialist in business bankruptcy.                     superfund laws.
financing, development, planning and leasing. He has                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ESTATE CASES AND NEW LAWS

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                                             THuRsDaY, DECEmBER 10 [DaY 1]                 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.                  FRIDaY, DECEmBER 11 [DaY 2]                   •	 Indemnification
 The Tennessee Real Estate                                                                 Practical Guide to Construction                                                       •	 Termination and right to cure              PROGRam DaTE anD LOCaTIOn
                                             8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.                        Liens                                   8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.                                                                      Thursday & Friday, December 10-11
 Law Conference packs two                    Essentials in Commercial Leases                                                       Ethical Considerations in Real
 days with leading authorities                                                             Todd Panther                            Estate Law                                    1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
                                             Kim Brown                                     Tune, Entrekin & White P.C.                                                           Environmental Developments
 delivering critical law practice            Sherrard & Roe, PLC                                                                   Daniel Small                                  Affecting Real Estate Transactions:
                                                                                           •	 Requirements to enforce              Stites & Harbison, PLLC                       The Latest Tips and Tricks
 guidance on the hottest                     •	   Recommended lease provisions             •	 Procedure for arbitrating a claim
                                             •	   Evictions and liens                      •	 Requirements to enforce in           •	   Rules of Professional Conduct            Scott Thomas
 topics and some of the most                 •	   Litigation                                  bankruptcy                           •	   Multiple clients/conflicts of interest   Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
 complex issues you’ll face.                 •	   Remedies                                 •	 Alternatives to lien enforcement     •	   Disclosure of defects in property
                                                                                              action                               •	   Lender liability                         •	 Purchase agreements – avoiding the
                                                                                                                                                                                    landmines                                  nashville school of Law
 •	 Get tips on drafting loan documents      9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. BREaK                  •	 How to win a lien enforcement
                                                                                              action                               9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. BREaK                  •	 Due diligence – making Phase I             4013 Armory Oaks Dr
    in commercial real estate transactions   9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.                       •	 Defenses to lien enforcement                                                          Assessments work for you                   Nashville, TN 37204
                                             Commercial Real Estate Financing                                                      9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.                       •	 Brownfields – state program can
 •	 Learn how to avoid the most common                                                     2:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. BREaK            The Legal Aspects of Codes                       help transactions overcome risks
    mistakes with deeds of trust             Tony Saunders                                                                                                                       •	 Hot buttons – vapor intrusion threats
                                             Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP                   3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.                  Timothy Burrow                                   and groundwater reporting
 •	 Learn how to enforce construction                                                      Homeowners Associations:                 Burrow & Cravens, P.C.
                                             •	 Documentation                                                                                                                    2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. BREaK
    liens in bankruptcy and how to win, or   •	 Mortgage title insurance                   Governance Issues                       •	   Allocation of responsibilities
    defend, a lien enforcement action        •	 Common mistakes with deeds of              Bryan Echols                            •	   Negligence per se                        2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
                                                trust                                      Stites & Harbison, PLLC                 •	   Strict compliance vs. negligence         Hot Topics in Today’s Economy
 •	 Discover what documents are              •	 Drafting loan documents                                                            •	   Insurance protection
                                                                                           •	 Incorporation and organization       •	   Remedies                                 Porter Feild
    essential to the subdivision process
                                                                                           •	 Declarant control of association                                                   Burch, Porter & Johnson PLLC
                                             10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.                      •	 Voting rights
 •	 Learn how to avoid ethical dilemmas      Hot Topics Before the Tennessee                                                       10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.                      Some real estate issues have gained
                                                                                           •	 Powers and limitations of board of
    that arise when representing multiple    Real Estate Commission                           directors                            Eminent Domain and                            increased relevance due to the troubled
    clients                                                                                •	 Liabilities and remedies             Condemnation Issues                           economy. This presentation will touch on
                                             Robyn Ryan                                    •	 Termination                                                                        such topics as foreclosure, judicial sales,
 •	 Discover how to master the most          Tennessee Department of Commerce                                                      John Buckingham                               tax sales, deeds in lieu of foreclosure,
                                             and Insurance                                                                         Lewis, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C.            judgment creditors, reverse mortgages,
    complicated building codes issues
                                                                                           3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.                  •	   What constitutes a “taking”              mortgage modification terms and
                                             •	   Real estate agents and brokers                                                                                                 conditions, and abandonment issues.
 •	 Learn what constitutes a “taking” in     •	   The real estate contract                 Subdivision Pitfalls and Land           •	   Challenging the right to take
                                             •	   Issues at closing                        Use Issues                              •	   Value of property
    an eminent domain case and how to
                                             •	   No first option to buy at foreclosure    Sam Edwards                             •	   Effective trial strategies               3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
    challenge the right to take
                                                                                           Greater Nashville Regional Council                                                    Tennessee Real Property
                                             11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. LunCH                 George Dean                             11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. LunCH                Foreclosures: Tips and Traps
 •	 Learn how to avoid environmental
                                                                                           Parker, Lawrence, Cantrell & Dean                                                     for Attorneys
    landmines in purchase agreements         1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.                                                                12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
                                             Real Estate Law Update: Recent                •	   Planning commissions               Top Concerns with Any                         Joseph Prochaska
 •	 Gain an understanding of the rights      Cases and New Statutes                        •	   Planned Unit Developments (PUDs)   Construction Contract                         Williams & Prochaska PC                       FREE PARKING
    of second mortgagees, holders                                                          •	   Statutory requirements
                                             Dewees Berry                                  •	   Subdivision regulations            Slade Sevier                                  •	 Preparing for a foreclosure sale
    of judgment liens, and other third       Bass, Berry & Sims PLC                                                                Bass, Berry & Sims PLC                        •	 Special considerations                     COnFEREnCE FEE
                                                                                           •	   Documentation
    parties in a foreclosure proceeding                                                    •	   Conditional use permits                                                          •	 Alternatives to foreclosure                $497 for entire program ($70 off for
                                             Get the latest word from one of the                                                   •	 Contract basics                            •	 Rights of second mortgagees,
                                             state’s foremost authorities in real estate   •	   Case law update                    •	 Warranty and limitations of liability                                                    additional attendees from the same firm)
 •	 Learn what provisions to include                                                                                                                                                holders of judgment liens, and
                                             law about what the appellate courts                                                   •	 Payment provisions                            other third parties                        $347 for one day only
    (and not include) in a construction                                                                                            •	 Liquidated and consequential
                                             and the legislature have said on real                                                                                               •	 An in-depth look at the impact of          $247 for materials only
    contract and a commercial lease          estate commissions, leases, recovering                                                   damages                                       a bankruptcy filing
                                             attorney fees, zoning, subdivision, and                                               •	 Dispute resolution methods
 •	 Learn from one of the State’s            much more.                                                                            •	 Insurance and bonding                                                                    COnFEREnCE DETaILs
    leading authorities about recent                                                                                                                                                                                           Registration begins at 8 a.m.
    developments in the appellate courts                                                                                                                                                                                       The conference begins at 8:30 a.m.
    and the legislature.                                                                                                                                                                                                       and concludes at 4:45 p.m. each day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Morning and afternoon breaks
 Here’s what your colleagues said                                                                                                                                                                                              Lunch break of 1 hour and 15
 about last year’s conference:                                                                                                                                                                                                 minutes (lunch not provided)
 “Excellent instructors and materials.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               sPOnsORED BY
 “Good treatment of a variety
 of subjects.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                 M. Lee Smith Publishers LLC, publisher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               of Tennessee Attorneys Memo and
 “Speakers were knowledgeable                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tennessee Real Estate Law Letter
 and interesting.”                                                               EaRn 13 CLE CREDIT HOuRs — 12 GEnERaL PLus 1 DuaL

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