Current Issues in Real Estate Law

June 8, 2018

Location: Embassy Suites, Ridgeland, MS

(6 CLE hours, including 1 ethics/professionalism credits)


8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Turning Water into Wine: A Closing Attorneys Power to Transform Problem Closings in to Positive Experiences
Ted Smith, Esq.
Ted L. Smith & Associates
Hernando, MS

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
1031 Exchanges
David M. Allen, Esq.
Page Mannino Peresich & McDermott, PLLC
Biloxi, MS

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Problems to Avoid when your Client Builds a New House
Macy D. Hanson, Esq.
Macy D. Hanson, PLLC
Madison, MS

11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Clearing Title Defects and Transaction Glitches
R. Bradford Jones, Esq.
Mississippi Valley Title
Ridgeland, MS

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Tax Sale/Tax Title Pitfalls & Best Practices To Confirm or Not to Confirm, That’s the Question.
T. Mitchell Kalom, Esq.
Kalom Law Firm, PLLC
Gulfport, MS

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Ethical Issues in Mississippi Real Estate Practice
Thomas J. Suszek, Esq.
Holcomb Dunbar
Oxford, MS


Open Enrollment

Registration is open to all interested parties including attorneys, judges, legal assistants, and law office staff. Walk–ins will be accepted on a space–available basis. If you plan to attend and do not pre-register, please call the UM-CLE office at (662) 915-6738 to determine space availability. Written materials will be given on the day of the seminar.

Pre–registration is encouraged.



Please complete the registration form and return it along with your payment to the address listed on the form. To register by fax, please complete the form and include your Visa or MasterCard number and expiration date. The fax number is (662) 915-5267, or register using our secure online registration. Registrants will receive additional information with their written confirmation from UM-CLE.

CLE Credit

This course offered by UM-CLE has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for up to 6 CLE credits including 1 hours of Ethics/Professionalism. Registrants seeking mandatory CLE credit from another state should contact UM-CLE in advance of the seminar.


Refunds will be given as follows:

  • Two business days prior to the seminar, registration fee less a $25 administrative charge.
  • One business day prior to the seminar, materials and registration fee less $75 OR transfer the registration fee to someone else in your firm or to an upcoming CLE seminar.
  • No call, no show will receive materials only, no refunds. In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.


Hotel Accommodations

There is NO room block reserved at this time, but registrants are encouraged to stay at the Embassy Suites, 200 Township Place in Ridgeland, Mississippi. You may call the hotel directly at 601-607-7112 or 800-EMBASSY or visit their website here to make a reservation.

Accommodation of Special Needs

If you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact Renee Moore-Cain at (662) 915-6738 prior to the seminar.