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Presenter: Michael B. Davis

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Agenda:

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.
Log into Webinar:                8:00 - 8:30 am EDT
Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:55 am EDT
Break:                                 11:55 am - 12:25 pm EDT
Afternoon Session:             12:25 - 4:00 pm EDT



Identifying, Classifying and Locating Easements

   What is and is not an easement
   Reviewing state law on easements
   Creating easements: easements by necessity, easements by use, written easements
   Identifying critical distinctions between easements in gross, easements appurtenant
      and prescriptive easements
   Maintaining easements
   Knowing when and how to terminate easements
   Obstructing use of easements and determining remedies for obstruction


Creating and Managing Highway Rights-of-Way

   Identifying potential rights-of-way
   Negotiating and valuing easements
   Rights included in right-of-way
   Landowner rights
   Maintenance of right-of-way
   Alterations and encroachments


Understanding Utility Easements and Rights of Way

   Current law on utility rights-of-way
      • Federal laws and regulations
      • State laws and regulations
   Types of utilities affected
      • Electric, water, natural gas, telecommunications, satellite communications
   Basis for and definition of the easement
   Encroachments and interferences
   Maintenance
   Environmental issues
   Condemnation law
   Current issues involving utility easements


Eminent Domain Law

   Understanding eminent domain powers
      • Source of eminent domain powers
      • History of the exercise of eminent domain powers
      • Types of eminent domain “takings”
   Just compensation: valuing “taken” property
   Privatization of eminent domain and other current issues


Participating in the Condemnation Process

   Condemnation process for government use
   Hearing and right of appeal
   Valuing the property taken
   Condemnation process for utility and other quasi-public use



Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.


Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.


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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Attorneys
  • Engineers
  • Land Surveyors
  • Landmen

Maryland Attorneys
Non-Credit CLE

Landmen
6.5 AAPL Credits

Professional Engineers &
Land Surveyors
6.5 Maryland PDHs

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and offers Maryland attorneys a non-credit CLE opportunity. HalfMoon Education is a New York-approved provider of CLE. HalfMoon Education is an approved Vermont CLE provider and this course offers 6.5 CLE hours.

This course offers 6.5 PDHs to Maryland professional engineers and land surveyors.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for Maryland engineers and land surveyors. The American Association of Professional Landmen has approved this webinar for 6.5 RL/RPL continuing education credits and 6.5 CPL recertification credits, which includes no CPL/ESA or ethics credits.

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).

Speakers:

Michael B. Davis

Professional Land Surveyor with Dewberry

Mr. Davis is a professional land surveyor in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia, with over 30 years of experience. This varied experience includes small individual boundary surveys, surveys for both commercial and residential land development projects, ALTA Land Title Surveys, and surveys for long range transportation projects, including rail and highway. In addition, Mr. Davis is an adjunct faculty professor at the Community College of Baltimore County in the Surveying/ Civil Engineering program. Classes taught include Elementary Surveying, Survey Computations, Topographic Mapping, Sediment Control and Hydrology, and Storm Drain Design. In 2016, Mr. Davis was awarded the Russell E. Lowman Memorial Educational award from the Maryland Society of Surveyors for his contribution to the education of surveyors.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.