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Equity Aids the Vigilant, Not Those Who Slumber on Their Rights

Lucas & Company, LLC

SEMINAR LIBRARY

To avoid overlapping subject matter and duplicative material, if more than one seminar is being considered for presentation they should be selected from different Libraries. Below are our available seminar presentations GROUPED BY LIBRARIES. Most seminars can be either half-day or full-day presentations. A Half-Day Seminar is considered to be 4 Hours or less. A Full-Day Seminar is consider to be 8 Hours or less (but more than 4 Hours). Click on any Title for a description of the seminar.

BOUNDARY and BOUNDARY LAW LIBRARY:

A New Practice ModelHow to Effect a Paradigm Shift in the Practice of Land Surveying: Half-Day (or Full-Day)*

Alabama Boundary Law (based on the book, “Alabama Boundary Law”): 1 or 2 Day Seminar.

Boundary Dispute Resolution: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Boundary Retracement: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Boundary Retracement Cases: The Latest Case Law: Half-Day (or Full-Day).**

Boundary Surveyor: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Early Surveyors and Surveying in Illinois: Half-Day (or Full-Day).*

Ethan v. Fischer – Montana Supreme Court 2011: 1.0 Contact Hours.

How to Make a Boundary Determination that will win in Court: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Illinois Boundary Law (based on the “Illinois Boundary Law” book): 1 or 2 Day Seminar.

Land Surveyor as Equity Judge: Half-Day (or Full-Day).*

Property Rights and the Land Surveyor: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Retracement and the 1973 Manual: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Retracement and the 2009 Manual: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Survey Evidence and Procedures: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

The Pincushion Effect – The Multiple Monument Dilemma in American Surveying: Suggested Full-Day presentation.

Title Insurance and Boundary Surveys: Half-Day (or Full-Day).*

What Went Wrong?A Study in Surveyor Errors and Omissions: Full-Day (of Half-Day).

 

BUSINESS and BUSINESS LAW LIBRARY:

Better Business Practices and the Law: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

ContractsThe Standardized Contract for Land Surveying Services: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Contracts for Surveyors and Engineers: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Ethics for Land Surveyors and Engineers: Half-Day (One to Four Hours).

Going Solo: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Legal Research and the Land Surveyor (Requires a Live Internet Connection): Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Liability of Land Surveyors and Engineers: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

MediationDispute Resolution for Surveyors: Half-Day (or Full-Day).*

Relevancy in the 21st Century: Half-Day (or Full-Day).*

Torts and the Land Surveyor: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

What Went Wrong?A Study in Surveyor Errors and Omissions: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

 

CONVEYANCES, LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS and TITLE INSURANCE

Deeds, Conveyances and Boundaries: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Legal Descriptions and Conveyances: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Legal Descriptions and Title Insurance: Half-Day (or Full-Day).*

Marketable Record Title Act: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Property Rights and the Land Surveyor: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Surveying and Mapping Issues Relative to Title Insurance: Half-Day (or Full-Day).*

Title Insurance and Boundary Surveys (for non-surveyors): Half-Day (or Full-Day).*

Title Insurance and Boundary Surveys (for surveyors): Half-Day (or Full-Day).*

 

COURT and EXPERT WITNESS LIBRARY:

Expert Witness Testimony for Surveyors and Engineers: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Land Surveyor in CourtSurviving and Thriving in Court: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Mock Trial I (loosely based on the case of Dowdell v. Cotham): Full-Day.

Mock Trial II (loosely based on the case of Dillehay v. Gibbs): Full-Day.*

 

EASEMENTS and EMINENT DOMAIN LIBRARY:

Eminent DomainThe State’s Taking Power: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Law of Easements: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Rights of Way and Prescriptive Rights: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

 

STANDARDS OF PRACTICE LIBRARY:

2016 ALTA/NSPS Standards: Half-Day (or Full-Day).

Alabama Standards of Practice: 4 Hours.

Alabama Ethics: 1 Hour.

Florida Laws and Standards: 6 Hours.

Mississippi Standards of Practice: 1 Hour.

 

WATER BOUNDARIES:

Water Boundaries: Half-Day (or Full-Day)

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* New Program

** Program is Continuously Revised with New Content.