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Real Property

A Section of the Virginia State Bar.

Meeting Minutes - September 19, 2008

Minutes of the Virginia State Bar
Real Property Section
Board of Governors

Charlottesville, Virginia


Real Property Section of the Virginia State Bar

Fall Meeting
of the Board of Governors and Area Representatives

Friday, September 19, 2008 @ 10:00 AM
The Virginia CLE Office <> 105 Whitewood Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901

I. Welcome / Introductions ~ Howard

II. Offering for Approval and Adoption: Minutes from the June 20, 2008, Annual Meeting ~ Howard [draft copy sent 09/14/08]

III. Financial Report ~ Howard

IV. New Area Representative(s) <> Nomination and election. Appointment(s) to Standing Committees.

V. Future Seminars ~ Kern

a. Advanced Real Estate Seminar

b. Annual Real Estate Practice Seminar

c. Annual Meeting

VI. Unfinished Business

a. Legal Writing Contest: is it to continue?

b. Directive Letter of Chief Justice Hassell

c. Items from the floor

VII. New Business

a. Draft “Board and Area Representative Handbook” ~ authored by Larry J. McElwain, Esq., and Joseph M. Cochran, Esq.; presentation by McElwain [draft copy sent 09/14/08]

b. Items from the floor

c. Standing Subcommittee Reports:

(1) Membership

(2) Fee Simple

(3) Technology

(4) Programs

d. Substantive Subcommittee Reports:

(1) Commercial Real Estate

(2) Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy

(3) Eminent Domain

(4) Ethics

(5) Land Use and Environmental

(6) Residential Real Estate

(7) Title Insurance

Note: A planning Meeting for next Annual Advanced Real Estate Seminar and the next Annual Real Estate Practice Seminar will follow adjournment of Section meeting. This will be a working lunch meeting and is open to all attendees.