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The Ninth Annual Legal Perspectives on Land Surveying

Description Join MALSCE for the Ninth Annual Legal Perspective on Land Surveying seminar on Friday, January 26, 2018 at 8:00AM at The Conference Center at Waltham Woods
Status Open
Number of Days 1
Start Time 7:30 AM
Begin Date 01/26/2018
End Date 01/26/2018
Early Reg: 01/26/2018

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Location name: The Conference Center at Waltham Woods
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City: Waltham
State: MA
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Friday, January 26, 2018
The Ninth Annual Legal Perspectives on Land Surveying  
Sponsored by the MALSCE Professional Development Committee    
Denise A. Chicoine, Jutta Deeney, Edward S. Englander, Robert S. Mangiaratti, Kathleen M. O’Donnell, Shannon F. Slaughter, Sydney F. Smithers
The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA  
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration; 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Seminar  
Members*: $200; Non-members: $250  
  * Members of CALS, MSLS, NHLSA, NYSAPLS, REBA, RISPLS and VSLS can attend for the MALSCE Member rate.  
Don't miss the ninth installment of this popular seminar examining legal issues impacting the land surveying profession. The panel will address many topics that will enable you to create a more effective survey, which may help parties avoid litigation or prevail on disputed claims.
What You Will Learn:
  • Conservation restrictions and agricultural preservation restrictions
  • Noteworthy survey issues for title insurance
  • Everything you need to know about streets and ways
  • Condominium site plans
  • Nonconforming structures, lots, and uses: understanding grandfathering
  • Recent developments in Massachusetts case law
Denise A. Chicoine
Ms. Chicoine is a partner in the Boston law firm of Englander & Chicoine P.C. She has significant experience litigating disputes involving rights in the intertidal zone and beach access claims, easements, construction disputes, conveyancing, Chapter 91, and zoning matters.  
Jutta Deeney
Ms. Deeney is Vice President, Massachusetts State Counsel for Stewart Title Guaranty Company, responsible for overseeing the underwriting services to Massachusetts agents for Stewart Title. Preceding her career in the title insurance industry, she worked in both the private sector, at a Boston law firm, and in the public sector, as an associate corporation counsel for the City of Boston.
Edward S. Englander
Mr. Englander is a partner in the Boston law firm of Englander & Chicoine P.C. His expertise includes the Colonial Ordinance of 1641-47 and beach rights, easements, boundary disputes, agricultural preservation restrictions, aquacultural grants, construction disputes, conveyancing, analyzing complex back titles, condominium conversions, and real estate leases. 
Robert S. Mangiaratti
Mr. Mangiaratti is the former city solicitor for Attleboro, handling all aspects of municipal law, including litigation, environmental law, land use, personnel, and real estate transactions. Previously he was a partner at the law firm of Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, in Quincy, Massachusetts where he focused primarily on municipal and real estate law.
Kathleen M. O'Donnell
Ms. O'Donnell concentrates her practice in real estate law with a specialty in municipal law including acquisitions of land for open space, affordable housing, and community preservation. A past president of the Real Estate Bar for Massachusetts, she is currently co-chair of the Real Estate Section of the Boston Bar Association.
Shannon F. Slaughter
Ms. Slaughter is a partner in the Boston law firm of Englander & Chicoine P.C. Her areas of practice include land use, condominium disputes, bankruptcy, and civil litigation.
Sydney F. Smithers
Mr. Smithers is an expert in unique title issues as well as streets and ways. He is a past president of the Real Estate Bar Association, a past president of the Abstract Club, and former editor in chief of the 10th edition of Crocker's Notes. He is also an honorary member of MALSCE.
Registration Information
Registration fees are $200/person for MALSCE members and $250/person for non-members.
Registration fee includes a continental breakfast, two snack breaks, lunch and all seminar handouts.
Registration deadline: Friday, January 19, 2018. Seminar registrations will be accepted via fax, mail or online. Complete the registration form below fax it to 617/227-6783. Mail your registration form and check (payable to “MALSCE”) to: MALSCE, The Engineering Center, One Walnut Street, Boston, MA 02108-3616. Use Visa, MasterCard or American Express to register online above. To register online for this seminar at the MALSCE member rate, login using your MALSCE assigned username and password. If you do not know your login information call 617/227-5551. Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. No refunds will be given after the January 19, 2018 registration deadline. No-shows will be billed.
Continuing Education
This seminar is worth 6.5 professional development hours (subject to state-specific exclusions; seek clarification from appropriate state authorities). All seminar participants will receive a certificate documenting attendance at the end of the seminar. Please complete the registration form with your legal name, address, and other contact information so that you will be properly identified on the certificate.    
Tax Information
Expenses incurred for education undertaken to maintain and improve professional skills (including travel, meals and lodging) may be tax-deductible.    
The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451 (just off I-95, exit 27B)
When coming off the exit, stay in the far right lane and follow Winter Street. Continue through two sets of lights then follow the street around the reservoir. Turn left at the granite sign announcing HealthPoint and Waltham Woods Corporate Center. Proceed up to the top of the hill.
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