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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
9:15
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 Title Trends: Don’t Get Run Over
Marvin Stone, Stewart Title Company, Houston
G. Roland Love, Attorney at Law, Dallas
11:30 Title Ethics
Paul J. McConnell, III, De Lange Hudspeth McConnell & Tibbets LLP, Houston
12 PM LUNCHEON PRESENTATION
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, Attorney at Law, 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, Richard Melamed PLLC, 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