30 May 2019 Legal Symposium 2019 Legal Symposium Thursday, May 30, 2019 7.5 CE Hours DoubleTree Seatac, Seattle, Washington Class, Courses, Education, Events 2019 Washington REALTOR Legal Symposium Details You're Registered! DescriptionLocationInstructors The Washington REALTOR Legal Symposium is one of our most popular in the Symposium Series. This year, attendees will hear from six well known real estate attorneys. This years line-up includes: Annie Fitzsimmons Justin Haag Mark Schedler Hunter Jeffers Chris Osborn Daniel David The Washington REALTOR Symposium Series are education events for REALTORS and real estate licensees. Join REALTORS from around the state for a day of excellent education focused on helping your real estate business. DoubleTree Seatac DoubleTree Seatac18740 International BlvdSeattle, WA 98188 Map & Directions Mark Schedler Mark is a partner at Williams Kastner where his practice centers on individuals and businesses in commercial and residential real estate transactions. He also represents real estate brokerages, escrow companies, title companies and lenders in litigation, disciplinary proceedings, standards of practice, education, risk management, mergers and acquisitions and affiliated business relationships. Additionally Mark serves on industry boards, consults with regulatory agencies, occasionally participate in lobbying efforts concerning legislation, serves as trial consultant and expert witness to attorneys in litigation concerning the standards of practice of members of the real estate industry and serves as arbitrator/mediator in disputes concerning commercial and residential real estate. Justin Haag 1 Justin Haag is General Counsel for Northwest Multiple Listing Service for the last 11 years and previously worked as an Associate Attorney at Foster Pepper PLLC. He attended the University of California - Davis School of Law where he received Juris Doctor, Order of the Coif and has a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business. Chris Osborn Christopher is a member of the firm's Real Estate practice where he concentrates on real estate transactions and dispute resolution, with an emphasis on the representation of the multiple listing services and real estate brokerages, as well as buyers, sellers and developers of real property. He is counsel to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service and the Commercial Brokers Association and represents numerous commercial and residential brokerages. He is the principle author of the most commonly used residential and commercial real estate transaction forms in the state. Christopher is an accomplished mediator of commercial and real estate disputes. Annie Fitzsimmons Annie Fitzsimmons is a lawyer whose entire post-adolescent life has focused on the Washington real estate market place in one form or another. When she was 11 years old, her parents opened a real estate company and she worked in the office first as the cleaning crew, later as a receptionist, bookkeeper and typist and ultimately as a real estate licensee. At age 23, she school at the University of Washington and upon graduating, began her legal career with the Tacoma law firm of Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Malanca, Peterson & Daheim. She was one of the firm’s primary residential real property lawyers until 2001 when she left to open her own office and since has served as Washington Realtors Legal Hotline Attorney as well as providing a variety of other legal services for WR. She served on the task force that drafted the Agency Law from 1994 to 1996 and the task force that worked in 2004 and 2005 considering revisions to the Licensing Law, RCW 18.85. She has sued and defended real property owners, buyers, sellers and brokers across the state but has recently made it her personal priority to ensure that no Washington REALTOR® is ever sued again for something they could have avoided. Believing that education is the best way to achieve this goal, she is here today. So, take advantage of her experience and ask questions that are important to you. Raise your hand and focus discussion on issues that are challenging you today.