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THURSDAY, Dec. 6 , 2018
7:45 AM  Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:30 Case Update, Part 1
David A. Weatherbie, Cramer Weatherbie Richardson Walker LLP, Dallas
Probate and Heirship: Dealing With the Unknown and Unexpected
Wade A. Thunhorst, Title Resources Guaranty Company, Dallas 
9:45 Marital Property Transfers; Getting Title Into and Out of Married People
Bruce Goldston, WFG National Title Insurance Company, San Antonio
10:15 Break
10:30 Tax Sale Properties
Leslie S. Johnson, North American Title Insurance Company, Dallas
11 Roads, Access, Abandonment and Termination
David M. Hays, First National Title Insurance Company, Plano
11:30 Ethics: When Is Non-Disclosure Required and/or Okay?
L. Wayne Scott, St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio

12 PM Networking Luncheon
1 Special Challenges to Execution and Acknowledgements
Steve Streiff, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, Houston
1:45 Closing LLCs: Tips and Traps for the Unwary
Suzanne Frossard, M. Suzanne Frossard, P.C., Fort Worth
2:15 Closing Issues: The Unexpected or Unusual, HOAs, Surprise Fees and Violations
Dawn Enoch Moore, Allegiance Title Company, Dallas
2:45 Break
3 Investor Deals: Flips, Assignments, Disclosure Requirements,Wraps Assumptions, Subject To
Charles J. Jacobus, Charter Title Company, Bellaire
3:30 Commercial Endorsements: T-19 Series, T-23, T-38, T-24 – Differences in Language
Paul D. Pruitt, Title Resources Guaranty Company, Dallas
4 Easements
David Z. Conoly, Attorney at Law, Corpus Christi
4:30 Insuring a New Kind of Farm: Wind and Solar 
Rachel Major, First American Title Insurance Company, Houston
5 The State of Millennial Homeownership
Odeta Kushi, Senior Economist, First American Financial Corporation, Washington, DC
5:30-6:30 Welcome Reception

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018
7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8 Case Update, Part 2
David A. Weatherbie, Cramer Weatherbie Richardson Walker LLP, Dallas
8:45 Subrogation, Equitable Title
Bradford W. Irelan McDaniel, PLLC, Houston
9:15 Elder Fraud: Red Flags
Martin Garcia, CTIP, Texas Secure Title Company, LLC, Fort Worth
9:45 Break
10 Insuring a Transaction With a State Entity
R. J. Dold, Westcor Land Title Insurance Company, Houston
10:30 Updates: TREC Forms, Basic Manual, CFPB, LIBOR 
Lisa M. Beville, CTIP, Fidelity National Title Group, Dallas
11 Tech Trends: Don’t Get Run Over
Marvin Stone, Stewart Title Company, Houston
G. Roland Love, Independence Title, Dallas
11:30 Title Ethics
Paul J. McConnell, III, De Lange Hudspeth McConnell & Tibbets LLP, Houston
An Overview of 2018’s Texas Economy and Real Estate and What’s to Come in 2019
James P. Gaines, Chief Economist, Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University
RON: What Ifs, FAQs
Celia C. Flowers, Flowers Davis, PLLC and East Texas Title Companies, Tyler
G. Roland Love, Independence Title, Dallas
1:45 Cyber Fraud: New Schemes, Responding to a Successful Attack and Insurance Coverages
Daryl W. Bailey, Gray Reed & McGraw, LLP, Houston
2:15 Caution! Using the State Bar Deed Form
Richard Melamed, InterAmerica Title Group, LLC, Houston
2:45 Broken Contracts and Earnest Money Issues
Richard Worsham, Westcor Land Title Insurance Company, Houston
3:15 ALTA Forms Changes
James L. Gosdin, Stewart Title Guaranty Company, Houston
3:45 Adjourn