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Christian & Small Partner Greer B. Mallette will present three CLEs – “Minimizing Environmental Liabilities in Commercial Real Estate Transactions,” “What Happens to Leases, Loan and Contracts if a Party Goes Bankrupt,” and “Legal Ethics” – during the upcoming two-day “Ultimate Guide to Commercial Real Estate” seminar presented by the National Business Institute (NBI) in Birmingham, Ala.

This Birmingham seminar is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, June 28 and 29, at the Springhill Suites by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB. Sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.

This basic-to-intermediate level seminar will discuss building a solid foundation for a successful commercial real estate practice, designed to provide participants with a thorough understanding of commercial real estate transaction procedures and considerations from start to finish. The two-day course is designed for attorneys, lenders, real estate professionals, title agents and underwriters, property managers, and paralegals.

Seminar content includes:

  • Drafting and Negotiating Purchases and Sale Agreements (with Sample Language)
  • Land Surveys and Legal Descriptions in Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Resolving  Easement / Other Servitude Issues in the Commercial Context
  • Commercial Real Estate Title from Start to Finish
  • Minimizing Environmental Liabilities in Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • The Mechanics of Commercial Real Estate Financing
  • Closing Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Commercial Leases – Negotiating Key Provisions for Different Types of Property (Retail, Restaurant, Office, Industrial, etc.)
  • What Happens to Leases, Loan and Contracts if a Party Goes Bankrupt
  • Legal Ethics

This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Bar Mandatory CLE Commission for a maximum of 12.0 CLE credit hours (including 1.0 ethics credits).


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