Schedule at a Glance (Subject to change)

THURSDAY, DEC. 9 , 2021
7:45 AM  Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:30 Case Update, Part 1
David A. Weatherbie, Cramer Weatherbie Richardson Oliver LLP, Dallas
Legislative Update
Steve Streiff, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, Houston
9:45 Break
10 Changes to the Mechanics’ Lien Laws
Bradford W. Irelan, Irelan McDaniel, PLLC, Houston
10:30 Title Examination Standards – What’s New; Case Law and Legislative Changes
Roland Love, Independence Title, Dallas
11 Death in the Chain of Title – A Reference Guide - 2d Ed.
Thad Barreneche, Title Resources Guaranty Company, Dallas
11:30 Marital Property – Family Code Requirements
Leslie S. Johnson, WFG National Title Insurance Company, Dallas

12 PM Networking Luncheon
1 How Does an Examiner Produce the Title Product?
Ben Cornish, Stewart Title Guaranty Company, Dallas
1:45 Expansive Court Orders – Limited Guardianships, DPOAs, Receiverships
Bruce Goldston, Texan Title Insurance Company, San Antonio
2:15 The Spousal Deed – What Is the Analysis?
Ron J. Dold, Westcor Land Title Insurance Company, Houston
2:45 Break
3 Surveys and Their Many Challenges
Lisa M. Beville, JD, CPA, CTIP, Fidelity National Title Group, Dallas
3:30 Acreage Development – Addressing Title Objections
John H. Dorris, First American Title Insurance Company, Houston
4 Preventable Claims, Including Pandemic Foreclosures
Randal Lynn Telford, Title Resources Guaranty Company, Dallas
4:30 Condominiums – What’s New
Casson Wen, Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC, Houston
5 Condominiums – Recurring Underwriting Issues
Rich Halfmann, First American Title Insurance Company, Santa Ana, CA
5:30 Keynote Address – Economic Update:
Comptroller Glenn Hegar Shares His Outlook for the Texas Economy and the Real Estate Sector
Glenn Hegar, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Austin
6-6:45 Welcome Reception
Bar closes at 6:45 pm

FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2021
7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8 Case Update, Part 2
David A. Weatherbie, Cramer Weatherbie Richardson Oliver LLP, Dallas
8:45 Missing Heirs – Getting Your Deal Closed
Michael Lucksinger, Highland Lakes Title, Burnet
9:15 Options and Rights of First Refusal
Emilio Longoria, St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio
9:45 Break
10 Subordination
MarJuana Williams, MarJuana Bush Williams, PLLC, Houston
10:30 The 1031 Exchange – A Tool for Construction and Remodeling
Greg Lehrmann, Asset Preservation, Inc., Austin
11 Preserving Policy Protection for Transferees, Entities, Series LLCs
Chance Perkins, First National Title Insurance Company, Plano
11:30 Ethics
Claude E. Ducloux, Attorney at Law, Austin
What's on the Horizon
Mark Sprague, Independence Title, Austin
1:30 12 Steps to Personal IT Security
Keith Mullen, Saxony Partners, Dallas
2 Title Monitoring Services and Texas Laws on Forgery
Blair Moore Raggio, Allegiance Title Company, Dallas
2:30 Equitable Subrogation – Home Equity, Intervening Liens, and Zepeda
Paul J. McConnell, III, De Lange, Hudspeth, McConnell & Tibbetts, L.L.P., Houston
3 How Good Is That Deed Into a Trust?
Richard Worsham, Westcor Land Title Insurance Company, Houston
3:30 The Texas Supreme Court Visits Correction Deeds – Is There a Rule?
Jeremy T. Brown, Keating Brown PLLC, Richardson
4 Adjourn

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