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Schedule at a Glance (Subject to change)

THURSDAY, Dec. 5 , 2019
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 Homestead – Ten Things You Should Know
Richard Melamed, Attorney at Law, Houston
10:30 Constitutional Mechanic's Liens – Issue Spotting
Bradford W. Irerlan, Irelan McDaniel, PLLC, Houston
11 HOAs – Dealing With the Dysfunctional and Non-Functional
Dawn E. Moore, Allegiance Title Company, Dallas
11:30 Professionalism
L. Wayne Scott, St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio

12 PM Networking Luncheon
1 Private Restrictions on Transfers of Title
Leslie S. Johnson, WFG National Title Insurance Company, Dallas
1:30 County Roads – Identifying and Proving
Kent Neal McMillan, RPLS, Kent McMillan, Land Surveyor, San Marcos
2 Easements and Rights of Way: How Do They Disappear? 
Daryl W. Bailey, Gray Reed & McGraw, LLP, Houston
2:30 Break
2:45 Pre- and Post- Foreclosure Title Issues
G. Tommy Bastian, Barrett Daffin Frappier Turner & Engel, LLP, Addison
3:15 Minerals, Wind and Solar in a TREC World
Chance Perkins, First National Title Insurance Company, Plano
3:45 TREC Contracts – Traps and Gaps
Brian J. Watts, First American Title Insurance Company, Irving
4:15 Underwriting Lady Bird Deeds
Ryan J. Bigbee, Bigbee & Curtis, LLP, Lubbock
4:45 Disclaimers of Real Property Rights
Glenn Karisch, The Karisch Law Firm, PLLC, Austin
5:15 Texas' Sovereignty and Borders – Who Gave Sovereignty to the Sovereign?
Scott F. Cline, Thornton Biechlin Reynolds & Guerra, San Antonio
5:45-6:30 Welcome Reception
Bar closes at 6:30 pm

FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2019
7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8 Case Update, Part 2
David A. Weatherbie, Cramer Weatherbie Richardson Oliver LLP, Dallas
8:45 What About Federal Receiverships?
Bruce Goldston, Texan Title Insurance Company, San Antonio
9:15 Statutory Tools for Curing Title
Wade Thunhorst, Title Resources Guaranty Company, Dallas
9:45 Break
10 Dealing With Foreign Parties
Heidi E. Junge, Stewart Title Guaranty Company, San Antonio
10:30 Details in Deeds
Paul J. McConnell, III, De Lange, Hudspeth, McConnell & Tibbets, LLP, Houston
11 Ins and Outs of "Joint Tenancies" 
Ron J. Dold, Westcor Land Title Insurance Company, Houston
11:30 Correction? Reformation? Rescission? What You Should Know
Jeremy T. Brown, Keating Brown PLLC, Plano
The Economic Outlook for the Real Estate Market
Dr. Mark G. Dotzour, Real Estate Economist
1:15 Regulatory Update
Paul D. Pruitt, Title Resources Guaranty Company, Austin
2 Closing Condominiums
Richard Worsham, Westcor Land Title Insurance Company, Houston
2:30 Title and Survey Objection Letter, Instruction Letter: Guidelines and Solutions
G. Roland Love, Independence Title, Dallas
3 Closing Mixed Use
John P. Bruce, Heritage Title Company, Inc., Austin
3:30 Adjourn