Legal Seminar Call for Papers

December 3-4, 2020
Austin, Texas

The 41st Annual IAAO Annual Legal Seminar will be held in Austin, Texas on December 3-4, 2020 and the Legal Task Force is seeking qualified professionals to present on topics of interest to attorneys and assessors.   

Topics will be considered from the following categories:

  • Unique valuation problems
  • Effective representation
  • Technology
  • Public policy and ethics

Submission deadline for the 200-word abstract has been extended to March 31. Send submissions using the abstract submission form to Leann Ritter (  To use the form, right click on the link, select "Save Link As" and select your download location.  PDF must be downloaded and then opened outside of your web browser for the 'Submit' option to function.

Due to Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirements, speakers must submit a completed written paper by October 1 which will be reviewed by various state MCLE commissions and provided to all attendees in a bound spiral notebook at the seminar. PowerPoint slides cannot be accepted for the MCLE review process, although PowerPoint slides are welcomed at the seminar itself. Speakers who cannot meet this deadline will not be considered.

For more information, contact the Legal Task Force Chair, Bobby Lee ( or the Legal Task Force staff liaison, Leann Ritter (