38th Annual Legal Seminar Agenda

Thursday, December 7, 2017

WHAT’S BEEN GOING ON SINCE WE LAST MET

Moderator: Stephen W. Pelfrey, Esq.

8:45 - 9:30 am

Recent Developments in Real Property Taxation:  Procedural

Panagiota Fortsas, Esq., Des Plaines, IL 

9:30 -10:15 am

Recent Developments in Real Property Taxation:  Substantive

William E. Banfield, Esq., New York, NY

10:15 -10:30 am

Break


10:30 -11:15 am

Recent Developments in Real Property Taxation:  Exemptions

Mark P. Reynolds, Esq., Omaha, NE

11:15 -11:45 am

Cases of Note in Your Jurisdictions

Thomas A. Jaconetty, Esq., Chicago, IL

11:45  am - 1:00 pm
Luncheon provided at the hotel

COMPLEX ISSUES & VALUATION PROBLEMS

Moderator: George R. Brown, Esq.

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Valuation of Generation Plants in a Changing World of Power Production

Sara M. Bradshaw, Little Rock, AR

2:00 – 2:45 pm

Appraisal of Fee Simple, Leasehold, and Leased Fee Mineral Rights & Mining Property 

Bradley Ross, Phoenix, AZ

2:45 - 3:00 pm

Break


3:00 – 4:30 pm

Legal Aspects of Mass Appraisal

Amy Rasmussen, RES, AAS, Des Moines, IA
David W. Hibbard, Esq., Des Moines, IA

Friday, December 8, 2017

SPECIAL TOPICS

Moderator: David W. Hibbard, Esq.

8:45 – 9:30 am

A Little Bit of Law Never Hurt an Appraiser

Thomas A. Jaconetty, Esq., Chicago, IL
Wayne Tenenbaum, Esq., Overland Park, KS

9:30 – 10:30 am

Ethics in Legal Negotiations

Jeanne Marie Clavere, Esq., Washington Bar Association 

10:30 – 10:45 am

Break


10:45 – 11:45 am

Restrictive Covenants: The Appraiser’s Function

Kenneth Voss, CAE, Atlanta, GA

11:45  am – 1:00 pm
Luncheon provided at the hotel

ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY

Moderator: Edye B. McCarthy

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Burden of Proof in Assessment Hearings: A Comparison of Canadian and American Law

Susan Trylinski, Esq., Calgary, Alberta 

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Recruiting and Retaining Women, Minorities, and the Next Generation: Can Your Organization Afford Not To?

Rebecca M. Speno, Esq., Baldwinsville, NY
Randy Ripperger, CAE, IAAO President
Panel moderated by Nora Doherty, Esq., Chicago, IL

3:00 – 3:15 pm

Break


3:15 – 4:30 pm

Big Box Challenges & the Dark Store Method

Thomas Hamilton, PhD, Chicago, IL