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2024 Spring Litigation Conference

May 10 @ 8:30 am - 4:45 pm

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Seating is Limited. This annual spring event will sell out!

Every sponsorship level includes complimentary admittance – Learn more


Our 2024 Spring Litigation Conference presents advanced topics to appraisers interested in litigation work. This is a chance to sharpen your knowledge and broaden your practice by listening to some of the top experts in the region.  We are returning for a “live” / in-person offering to one of our favorite East Bay locations – Preservation Park!

BONUS!  Stay and network post-conference and enjoy complimentary appetizers and beverages.

Presentations include
Surviving Cross Examination
Big Issues with the Larger Parcel: Learn How to Get it Right!
Partial Takings – Must You Always Appraise the Entire Larger Parcel?
How to Keep from Getting Excluded: Legal Traps and Pitfalls for Experts
Legal Bites: A Legal Update

Presenters include
Stephen D. Roach, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, CDEI, Jones, Roach & Caringella, Inc.
Steven A. Ellenberg, Esq., Hopkins Carley
Gale Connor, Miller Starr Regalia
Eric Schneider, MAI, AI-GRS, Schneider Valuation Consultants
Erik Woodhouse, MAI, AI-GRS, R/W-AC, Associated Right of Way Services
Robin Thornton, Esq., Fennemore Law (formerly Wendel Rosen)
Scott Hamm, MAI, Scott S. Hamm, MAI & Associates
Sean E. Ponist, Trial Attorney & Founder, Ponist Law Group, PC

A Special Note About Registering:

  • Never attended an Appraisal Institute Offering or not yet updated your password / log-in since October 1, 2019 – follow these simple steps before registering.
  • Those seeking credit from states outside of California are strongly encouraged to check directly with their state licensing board(s) to confirm that the specific state(s) will (1) accept virtual / classroom education, (2) accepts education from an out-of-state provider and/or (3) offers reciprocal credit since the offering is approved by the CA BREA.
  • This LIVE classroom offering is being submitted for 35 points of Appraisal Institute CEC; an application for 7-hours of CA BREA CEC is being submitted.  Note: The State Board of Equalization no longer requires (SBE) Training Credit CAR numbers.  Those working for Assessor Offices will receive certificates of attendance.  Assessors with questions should contact their county’s training officer.


Become a SLC Sponsor
Sponsorship starts at $500 and every level includes complimentary conference admittance – View benefits
Valbridge Property Advisors
– CBRE | Valuation and Advisory Services

Register EARLY and Save up to $95!

Register by May 3
Appraisal Institute Designated Members, Candidates and Affiliates – $355
Standard / Non-AI Professionals – $400

Register after May 3
Appraisal Institute Designated Members, Candidates and Affiliates – $395
Standard / Non-AI Professionals – $450


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Preservation Park
Nile Hall
Oakland, CA United States
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