Real Estate Law Conferences
- American Bar Association
- International Bar Association
- American College of Real Estate Lawyers
- Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning
- American Real Estate Society
There are several benefits to attending professional conferences. They provide opportunities to learn more about the field, network with colleagues, and stay current on thecutting-edgeg edge developments. This is particularly important in a dynamic field such as real estate law. Here are 5 great conferences to register for in 2018.
1. American Bar Association
The Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law (RPTE) section of the American Bar Association (ABA) will hold two important meetings in 2018. The 30th Annual RPTE Spring Symposia & Leadership Meeting will take place from May 9th to 12th in Orlando, FL. The Fall Leadership meeting will take place from September 27th to 29th in Chicago, IL. More information will be available through local chapters when the dates draw nearer.
2. International Bar Association
It is also wise to maintain a global outlook through membership and participation in the International Bar Association (IBA). This year’s IBA Annual Conference will appropriately take place in Rome, where law, as most people understand, it began. The event will be from October 7th to 12th and will focus on building up to date knowledge and international connections. There will be both broad and area-focused opportunities for learning and networking.
3. American College of Real Estate Lawyers
The American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL) is another useful organization to join. It offers opportunities to dive in depth into the real estate sector of law and network with like-minded professionals. The ACREL 2018 Mid Year Meeting will take place from March 22nd to 25th in Orlando, FL. Attendees are encouraged to both work hard and enjoy Orlando during the duration of this conference! The 2018 Annual Meeting will take place from October 18th to 24th in New Orleans, LA. More details will soon be available about this meeting.
4. Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning
The 52nd Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning is right around the corner, from January 22nd to 26th in Orlando, FL. This year’s institute will focus on the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Special topics include: taking advantage of increased exemptions before sunset, ho the denial of deductions affects trusts, how pass-through income tax deduction affects entity, charitable planning, and employee benefits planning. This institute aims to provide attendees with professional guidance and opportunities to participate in planning initiatives.
5. American Real Estate Society
It is important to remain current on real estate research and practice. Attending the American Real Estate Society (ARES) 34th Annual Conference is the best way to accomplish this. This event is scheduled for April 10th to 14th in Bonita Springs, FL. The main focus will be on disseminating recent research findings from all sectors of the real estate field. There will also be ample opportunities for attending more hands-on seminars and engaging in professional networking.
This year offers a fantastic range of conferences in real estate law. There are opportunities for gaining knowledge and connecting with other professionals all throughout the year. They are both close to home and abroad. Most of them offer dual focuses on the broad fields of law or real estate, as well as the specific combined field. The time is now to begin pursuing 2018 professional development goals!