Continuing 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.
2018 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:
This presentation will provide case law updates, foresight on obstacles facing your industry, and future effects of Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation’s (IDFPR) revised DS-1 Disclosure Form. teach you about legal business development, title industry updates, and the future effects of Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation’s (IDFPR) revised DS-1 Disclosure Form. Take this opportunity to earn 3 credit hours towards your CLE requirements. Registration and breakfast begin at 8:00 AM. 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.