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Identifying, Classifying and Locating Easements Z. Schorr
What is and is not an easement
Reviewing state law on easements
Creating easements: easements by necessity, easements by use, written easements
Identifying critical distinctions between easements in gross,
easements appurtenant and prescriptive easements
Knowing when and how to terminate easements
Obstructing use of easements and determining remedies for obstruction
Boundary and Access Rights on Tribal Lands B. Grabske
History and overview of ownership structures in Indian country and tribal lands
Identifying and navigating legal issues with different ownership structures for tribal lands
Access issues for tribal lands versus fractionalized ownership interests
Defining Trespass and Adverse Possession G. Hansen
Reviewing the history of adverse possession
Maintaining a claim for adverse possession
• Statute of limitations
• Elements of a claim
Defending against a claim for adverse possession
Examining recent adverse possession cases
Resolving Boundary Disputes G. Hansen
Types of boundary disputes
• Adverse possession, easements, boundaries
Obtaining and reviewing boundary evidence
Methods for establishing disputed boundaries
Participating in dispute resolution techniques
• Litigation, arbitration, mediation, agreements, title insurance
Examining boundary dispute case studies: exploring techniques for resolving sample disputes
Understanding Utility Easements and Rights of Way G. Hansen
Current law on utility rights of way
• Federal laws and regulations
• State laws and regulations
Types of utilities affected
• Electric, water, natural gas, telecommunications, satellite communications
Basis for and definition of the easement
Encroachments and interferences
Current issues involving utility easements
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6.5 CLE Hours
Professional Engineers &
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 6.5 CLE
hours to California attorneys. HalfMoon Education is an
approved CLE provider in California (Provider No. 8370).
This course offers 6.5 non-mandatory continuing
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Bradford GrabskePartner at Murphy & Evertz Attorneys at Law
Mr. Grabske specializes in real estate and complex business litigation. His practice is focused on assisting landowners, businesses, and public agencies with eminent domain, inverse condemnation, contract disputes, land use and environmental issues. Mr. Grabske has successfully represented clients in high stakes trials and before the Court of Appeals. Mr. Grabske has also been recognized as a “Rising Star” in Los Angeles magazine’s Southern California Super Lawyer edition.
Glen HansenSenior Counsel at Abbott & Kindermann, LLP
Mr. Hansen litigates disputes involving real estate law, land use, environmental matters, and commercial transactions. He frequently litigates, writes about, and teaches at conferences on easements and boundary disputes. Mr. Hansen graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in American Studies from Biola University in La Mirada, California. He earned his law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Among his many interests and community involvements, Mr. Hansen serves as an officer with the Real Property Section of the Sacramento County Bar Association and as a Dispute Resolution Conference pro-tem judge for the El Dorado County Superior Court.
Zachary SchorrSchorr Law, APC
Zachary D. Schorr is an attorney who leads Schorr Law, APC, an active real estate law firm in Los Angeles. Mr. Schorr founded Schorr Law in the winter of 2005 with the goal of providing a firm with expertise in a highly-focused subject matter that caters to its clients’ specific needs. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Schorr earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science cum laude from the University of California at Los Angeles. He later obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California-Davis’ School of Law (King Hall) where he was an active member of the moot court program. After law school, Mr. Schorr completed post-graduate legal tax classes at the University of San Diego School of Law. He also worked for the Clinton White House for Vice President Gore in the Community Empowerment Board helping develop policy for redeveloping inner cities through tax incentives. During law school, Mr. Schorr was a judicial extern for the Honorable Sabrina McKenna in the 22nd Division of the Hawaii Superior Court. Mr. Schorr has received many prestigious awards during his years of practice, and is widely recognized in the media. In November 2012, he made a special appearance on the Dr. Phil Show where he was asked to comment on a real estate law matter. In June 2014, he also provided legal commentary in ABC’s Nightline. Most recently, in August 2016, Mr. Schorr was on ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir, also providing legal commentary on a real estate matter.