Legal Opinions in Real Estate Transactions: What You Need To Know

Webinar Topic: Legal Opinions in Real Estate Transactions: What You Need To Know

Host: American Law Institute

Why You Should Attend

A real estate opinion should protect the client—and the attorney who delivers it.

Legal opinions are often an essential part of any large real estate transaction. Such opinions provide professional judgment on a variety of legal issues relating to the transactions and can often be a condition to closing a deal. However, such opinions also come with limitations and risks. Whether you are requesting an opinion or have been asked to write one yourself, you need to know what you can do to represent and protect your client—and yourself. Attend this program, presented by two nationally recognized real estate law experts, to gain a solid working knowledge of best practices, liabilities, and strategies for using or drafting these legal opinions.

What You Will Learn

Topics To Be Covered Include:

  • Due diligence
  • Form of the opinion
  • Enforceability
  • Liability and risk
  • Local counsel opinions
  • Ethical considerations
  • Customary practice

Have a question for the faculty? Send your questions to Questions submitted during the program will be answered live by the faculty. In addition, all registrants will receive a set of downloadable course materials to accompany the program.

Who Should Attend

Attorneys engaged in real estate transactions.

  • Edward J. Levin, Partner, Gordon Feinblatt LLC, Baltimore
  • Sterling Scott Willis, Partner, Fishman Haygood L.L.P., New Orleans

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March 21, 2017




Levin, Edward J.


Real Estate