Other Opportunities Be Informed & NONPROFIT ORG. -Real Estate Professional $30 o Sterling Education • landlord-Tenant law: leases, Evictions, litigation & Settlements -Real Estate Consultant U.S. POSTAGE Presentation Services, Inc. ff -Property Manager -Managing Partner Billings, MT – April 7, 2011 Earn Your Credit PAID Please route to: • Recent developments in Employment law Regist Missoula, MT – September 8, 2011 er by M ay 11 th -Owner l 4th Annua Find out more online at: www.sterlingeducation.com LIVE Connect with SES for new events and exclusive discounts! Landlord – Tenant Law Landlord– Join our Facebook Follow us on Twitter and linkedIn pages @SterlingEdSrv • WY CLE 6.75 including 1.0 ethics IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE CIRCULATE • ID CLE 6.75 including 1.0 ethics • MT CLE 6.5 including 1.0 ethics Reference Materials Tenant Law • MT Real Estate - Individual Seminar Manual Audio Recording The faculty has prepared a substantial refer- This seminar will be recorded, so if you Earn Your Credit ence work to accompany their presentation. cannot attend, or if you want to apply This manual will serve as a valuable tool for for home study credit (where available), future reference. You will receive the manual you can order the audio recording and/ See inside for details upon checking in at the seminar site. Its price or a reference manual from this program. • NASBA CPE 8.0 Missoula – June 22, 2011 is included in the registration fee. Please use the registration form to order. Sterling Bookstore Missoula, MT • BOMI 7.0 Below is a selection of the materials currently available from previous Sterling seminars. Please visit www.sterlingeducation.com/bookstore.php for a full selection of available materials. To order, please complete and mail in this form with payment or call us at 715-855-0495. June 22, 2011 FuNdAMENTAlS OF EMplOYMENT lAW: Hiring & Terminating Employees in the Current Economy; What Employers Should Know About Montana’s Wrongful Discharge From Employment Act; Employee Privacy in the Presented by: Workplace; Sexual, Racial, and Other Harassment in the Workplace; ADA and FMLA Alain B. Burrese Update; Compensation Issues Under FLSA/Wage and Hour; and Labor Law - Attorney at Law pRESENTERS: Eric Edward Nord and Tanis M. Holm with Crist, Krogh & Nord, LLC; Mary Quentin M. Rhoades E. Duncan with Felt, Martin, Frazier & Weldon, P.C.; T. Thomas Singer with Axilon Law - Sullivan, Tabaracci & Rhoades, P.C. Group, PLLC; and Emily Jones with Moulton Bellingham PC Christopher V. Fagan Seminar #10MT07165 rAudio & Manual Set $155 rAudio only $95 rManual only $75 - Sullivan, Tabaracci & Rhoades, P.C. FuNdAMENTAlS OF lANdlORd-TENANT lAW: Nathan G. Wagner 4th Annual Lease Provisions & Issues: Plan Ahead to Avoid Problems; Landlord & Tenant Obligations; - Sullivan, Tabaracci & Rhoades, P.C. The Eviction and Judicial Process; Green Building & Green Leases; When Tenant or Ted Hess-Homeier Landlord Files Bankruptcy; and Ethical Consideration in Landlord-Tenant Law - H.H. Evictions, Inc. pRESENTERS: Tanya R. Dvarishkis with Hendrickson Law Firm, P.C.; Tanis M. Holm with Michael Sol Crist, Krogh & Nord, LLC; and Jamie M. Wells with Crowley Fleck PLLP - Sol & Wolfe Law Firm Please make necessary corrections to address. Seminar #10MT06163 rAudio & Manual Set $155 rAudio only $95 rManual only $75 (See complete biographies inside) lANdlORd-TENANT lAW: BEYONd ThE BASICS: Leases: An Ounce of Prevention; Problem Tenants; Landlord Rights and Options When the Deal Goes Bad; Landlord-Tenant Mediation/Dispute Resolution; When the Tenant Continuing Education Credit: or Landlord Files Bankruptcy; and Ethical Considerations in Landlord-Tenant Law pRESENTERS: Cory R. Gangle with Milodragovich, Dale, Steinbrenner & Nygren, P.C.; • MT CLE 6.5 (1.0 ethics) • MT Real Estate - Individual • BOMI 7.0 • and Alain B. Burrese, Attorney at Law • ID CLE 6.75 (1.0 ethics) • WY CLE 6.75 (1.0 ethics) • NASBA CPE 8.0 • th of f1 See inside for details. $3te0 y May 1 Seminar #10MT05133 rAudio & Manual Set $155 rAudio only $95 rManual only $75 SES Name___________________________________________________________ b Firm/Company Name_________________________________________________ Sterling Education Services, Inc. s r 8 www.sterlingeducation.com SES 8 STERLING EDUCATION SERVICES, INC. EAU CLAIRE, WI 54702-3127 Address_________________________________________________________ Sterling means value! Regi P.O. BOX 3127 (715) 855-0498 City_________________________________State________Zip____________ E-mail Address_______________________Phone___________________________ 11MT06156 MEET ThE FACulTY lANdlORd-TENANT lAW WhO ShOuld ATTENd TEd hESS-hOMEIER, of H.H. Evictions, Inc., practices in the areas of landlord-tenant, date: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 location: • Attorneys: • Property Managers leases, and other real estate law. Mr. Hess-Homeier founded H.H. Evictions to better serve Registration: 8:00 a.m. Doubletree Hotel Edgewater • Landlord-Tenant • Developers property owners and managers by providing low cost, high volume evictions throughout presentations: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 100 Madison Avenue • Real Estate • Property Owners most of the state of Montana. The company provides eviction and consultation services to lunch: (on your own) 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Missoula, MT 59802 • Evictions • Building Owners property owners and managers, including residential evictions, mobile home park evictions, • General Practice • Leasing Agents commercial property evictions, squatter evictions, and post-foreclosure evictions. H.H. CONTINuING EduCATION CREdIT • Litigation • Landlords & Tenants Evictions, Inc. is the largest eviction firm in the history of Montana and presently performs • Commercial Law • Real Estate Professionals over two hundred fifty evictions per year. Mr. Hess-Homeier received his J.D. from the Please remember to bring your license number, ID or other necessary information to the seminar to ensure proper reporting of continuing education credit. University of Montana School of Law. MIChAEl SOl, a partner in Sol & Wolfe Law Firm, specializes in real estate law, commercial This MT ClE legalprogram has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Education for a total of 6.5 credits, including 1.0 hour of ethics. SEMINAR AGENdA leases, and residential leases. Mr. Sol has been General Counsel for the Western Montana Landlord’s Association for over twenty-five years, and he has represented the Association This seminar may qualify for continuing education credits through the Montana I. leases: An Ounce of prevention in successful litigation and legislation regarding landlord and tenant issues, licensing, MT RE Boardsubmit individual applications, which pre-approved; however, individuals may of Realty Regulation. This seminar is not will be provided at the seminar. A. Tenant screening and qualifying – legally 1. Fair housing and discrimination laws regulatory issues, housing discrimination. Mr. Sol also represents both landlords and 2. Background checks; rejecting applicants Id ClE total of 6.75 credits, including 1.0 hour of ethics. tenants on compliance and litigation issues. Mr. Sol received his J.D. from the University This seminar has been approved by the Idaho State Bar ClE department for a of Montana School of Law. B. Plain language lease: essential pro-active and remedial lease provisions C. Security deposits and personal guarantees ChRISTOphER V. FAGAN, with Sullivan, Tabaracci & Rhoades, P.C., focuses his practice on real estate, conservation easements, transactional matters, and commercial and civil WY ClE Thiscredits, has been approvedof ethics. ClE course including 1.0 hour by the Wyoming State Bar Association for 6.75 D. Late fees: how much is too much? E. Special circumstances: public and subsidized housing, mobile homes: litigation. He gained significant experience in conservation easements and other related land transactions by working as a conservation project manager for Five Valleys Land Trust, BOMI This program SMA graduates. hours of BOMI International Cpd credit for RpA, FMA, and/or qualifies for 7.0 statutory protections and differences in notices and time lines a local non-profit organization, and then as the operator of the Missoula branch office of Sterling Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards II. landlord liability for problems with the premises the Bozeman-based farm and ranch brokerage, Fay Ranches, Inc. Mr. Fagan received his of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the A. Case law updates landlord liability undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada–Reno and his J.D. from the University National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the B. Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act: obligations and responsibilities acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may of Montana School of Law. be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, C. Physical defects on the premises NAThAN G. WAGNER, a senior associate with Sullivan, Tabaracci & Rhoades, P.C., Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 8.0 D. Providing Security emphasizes his practice on civil litigation, real estate, commercial law, criminal defense, and each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications. Prerequisite: None. Level of Knowledge: Basic. Delivery Method: Group-Live. E. Liability for injury (lead paint, mold, radon, etc.) transactional matters. Mr. Wagner represents individual landlords, property managers, and Advance Preparation: None. No CPE credit will be granted for home study with the purchase of F. Other risk management issues tenants all over the state of Montana, including representing a number of large property the seminar audio recording. SES is only approved for “Group/Live” programs. III. Evictions: Excuses and Traps When Things Go Bad management companies in matters ranging from evictions to premises liability actions. He Other continuing education credit may be available. Please call (715) 855-0498 to inquire. A. Terminating the tenancy also serves as a judge pro tempore in Missoula County Justice Court, presiding over a wide 1. Demands, notices, lockouts Walk-ins: Payment is required at the door. Please call ahead to confirm the schedule. variety of criminal and civil matters, including landlord-tenant actions. While he was in law Cancellations: Substitutions or transfers to a future Sterling seminar are welcome anytime up to the day of the seminar. If you 2. Forcible entry and detainer school, Mr. Wagner served as an intern in the Missoula County Attorney’s office prosecuting cancel at least three business days before the seminar you may 1) transfer your registration to another seminar, 2) receive a full 3. Other problems: ending the relationship criminal offenses. Mr. Wagner received his B.A. from the University of Montana and his refund minus a $25.00 service charge, or 3) receive an audio and manual set of the seminar. Please note: If you do not attend and do not cancel as described above you are not entitled to a refund. 4. Local “tenant’s rights” ordinances J.D. from the University of Montana School of Law. B. Landlord and tenant actions AlAIN B. BuRRESE, Attorney at Law, focuses his law practice on mediation and also Landlord-Tenant Law 1. Jurisdiction and venue practices in real estate, corporate/business law, and immigration/international matters. 2. The writ: preparation, entry and service He is the newly appointed Executive Director of the Community Dispute Resolution Center Register today for seminar #11MT06156 of Missoula County. Mr. Burrese provides mediation services for litigated and non-litigated Mail: Sterling Education Services Web: www.sterlingeducation.com Call us about 3. Discovery discount opportunities 4. The hearing; statutory defenses, and appeals disputes. He has completed various mediation trainings, including Mediating the Litigated P.O. Box 3127 Phone: 715-855-0498 for large groups, NPOs, Case at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law. Eau Claire, WI 54702-3127 Fax: 715-835-5132 5. The writ of possession new practitioners Additionally, Mr. Burrese is the owner of Burrese Enterprises, Inc., a company that offers and others! C. Landlord deposits mediation services, consulting, and training/speaking both in the negotiation/mediation Missoula - June 22, 2011 D. Fair credit reporting areas as well as on safety, self-defense, and martial art topics. Other legal experience includes Registration Fee (includes manual): Reference Materials: IV. landlord-Tenant Mediation/dispute Resolution clerking in a civil litigation defense firm for two and a half years where he was involved in all r $319 per person r Audio/manual package $327* Overview and effective use aspects of the defense side of litigation and spending a year at the Missoula City Attorney’s r $309 per person for 2 or more r Audio only $237* V. Collections: Enforcing Your Judgment Office prosecuting misdemeanors. Mr. Burrese serves on the State Bar of Montana Dispute r $289 per person if paid by May 11th r Manual only $95* A. What to do when a tenant or landlord files bankruptcy Resolution Committee. He is a member of the Montana State Bar and the American Bar r $137 audio with registration, a $100 savings! 1. Effect of a bankruptcy stay, lifting the automatic stay, regaining possession Association, Dispute Resolution Section. Mr. Burrese received his B.S., with high honors, from r Check Enclosed (payable to Sterling Education Services, Inc.) 2. Tenant’s duty to pay rent during the pending bankruptcy the University of Montana and his J.D. from the University of Montana School of Law. B. Considerations before pursuing judgment, should you even bother? r VISA r MC r AMEX r DISC QuENTIN M. RhOAdES, a principal of Sullivan, Tabaracci & Rhoades, P.C., concentrates his 1. Obtain necessary information to collect judgment early in the rental process Card #:__________________________________________ Exp. Date:_____________ practice on trials and appeals of real property, insurance, and commercial disputes in state 2. Obtaining judgment: where to file - jurisdiction and venue issues and federal courts. Mr. Rhoades also practices in bankruptcy/creditor rights, construction, Name on Card:____________________________________ CCV:__________________ and what to file - is small claims appropriate? foreclosures, and Federal and Montana housing discrimination claims. He has a wealth of Name: _________________________________ Email: ____________________________t C. Collecting on the judgment courtroom experience before Montana and federal trial and appellate courts. Mr. Rhoades Name: _________________________________ Email: ____________________________t 1. Moving for periodic payments is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Montana Supreme Court, the U.S. Name: _________________________________ Email: ____________________________t 2. Post judgment attachments and trustee process: Eighth and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, can you attach bank accounts or wages and other options? the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, the U.S. Court of Claims, the U.S. Tax Court, Type of Business:_______________________ Primary Practice Area:_________________ Firm/Company Name:______________________________________________________ 3. Absconding, skip tracing, and use of investigators the U.S. Immigration Court for the Districts of Montana, Washington, and Colorado, and the U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals. He is also admitted to practice pro hac vice before federal VI. Ethical Considerations in landlord-Tenant law Address: _________________________________________________________________ courts in the Western District of Arkansas, the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas, the A. Negotiating with a pro se tenant at court City:_____________________________________ State:_________ Zip:______________ B. Conflicts of interest, un-represented, dual representation, and competency Western District of Washington, and the District of Minnesota. Mr. Rhoades received his B.S., with honors, and his M.A., with high honors, from Montana State University, and his J.D. from Phone: (_______)_______________________ Fax: (_______)_______________________ t C. Ethical situations, illegal immigrants the University of Montana School of Law. Mr. Rhoades served as law clerk for the Honorable LTL5p *Pricing listed includes $6 shipping and handling. Please allow two to six weeks for delivery. t D. Fee arrangements, getting paid By providing this information you are agreeing to be added to in-house distribution lists. John L. Peterson, Chief Judge, Bankruptcy Court, of the District of Montana. Sterling Education Services may alter the agenda due to circumstances beyond our control.