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Gateway Agent Continuing Education

Continuing EducationContinuing education is a requirement for attorneys who want to serve their clients better.

GIT is proud to be accredited by the MCLE Board of The Illinois Supreme Court to provide Continuing Legal Education and guidance on a variety of title insurance topics.

Our programs are offered in live face to face seminars.

Join our free seminars and take advantage of this unique opportunity to network with influential industry, regulatory and government experts, GIT’s staff and executive management, and catch up with your peers within the residential and commercial real estate industry.

2017 CLE Seminar Series

The New Era in Closings

GIT is committed to providing career-long education to help enhance skills and reinforce  relationships with clients.

CLE Seminars are presented by Greater Illinois Title Company at no charge. GIT is committed to preserving the role of attorneys in real estate transactions and is committed to providing support and tools to comply with new regulations.

Our Mission: To help attorneys flourish in an ever-changing business and regulatory environment.

In order to help attorneys learn about the many changes to the closing process, GIT presents in-person seminars on topics such as Developments in Illinois Land Trusts, Mechanic Liens, Foreclosures, Zoning, Death Matters, Title Clearance, Good Funds and CPL’s as well as other relevant and useful topics for the practicing Real Estate attorney.

Our CLE Program Series will include:

The New Era in Closings March 15th, 2017

This presentation will provide the latest developments regarding Illinois real estate case law, data security for attorneys, and everyday solutions to common real estate transactions.

 CYBERSECURITY AND REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS 

Linda T. Grahovec, ITP ETP NTP Vice President – Director of Education
Fidelity National Title Group

RECENT CASE LAW AND LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS

Ralph J. Schumann, President, Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association
Joseph R. Fortunato, Jr. Baugh & Dalton LLC

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONAL PROBLEMS AND LENDER
REQUIREMENTS – PANEL DISCUSSION

Ralph J. Schumann, President, Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association
Linda T. Grahovec, Fidelity National Title Group
Joseph R. Fortunato, Jr. – Baugh & Dalton LLC
Erin Jenner, VP, Director of Training, Greater Illinois Title Company               

Please Register here


Past CLE speakers have included:

  • Phillip L. Schulman & L. Gates – Washington D.C.
    CFPB Regulations and Disclosures
  • Penny Reed, Vice President of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
    Insights from the lender’s perspective as it relates to the CFPB regulations
  • Justin Ailes from the American Land Title Association in Washington D.C
    Industry Insights: Recent Trends in Federal Regulation of the Real Estate Industry
  • Ralph Schumann from the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association
    Recent Court Cases affecting Real Estate
  • John J. Pikarski from Law Office of Gordon and Pikarski,
    Zoning and Land Use in the Chicago Area 
  • The Honorable James M. McGing – Cook County Circuit Court
    Navigating Through Housing Court
  • Samuel H.Levine from Arnstein & Lehr LLP
    Current Case Law Review: Mechanic Liens and Foreclosures
  • Wally Zbilut from Greater Illinois Title Company
    Real Estate Lawyer Fundamentals: Title Clearance, Good Funds and CPL’s
  • John M. Besiada, Chief Underwriting Council – Greater Ilinois Title Company
    Clearing Death Matters and Commercial Endorsement Coverages

If you wish to receive our past seminars materials, please do not hesitate to contact us.