Real Property Law Section to host Winter Conference in Orlando

The State Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section (RPLS) will host its 2012 winter conference, "Redevelopment After the Great Recession, Lessons from the Sunshine & Great Lakes States," from March 15-17 at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort in Florida.

Programs and workshops will cover such topics as "Ghost Towns and Zoning Overhauls: Local Government Strategies for New Master Planning and Rezoning," "Florida Snowbirds and Retirees: Issues Facing the Out of State Buyer," "Crumbling Foundations: Construction Litigation and Contract Drafting Tips," and "Everything You Need to Know about the Michigan Construction Lien."

Prior to Jan. 15, the registration fee is $345 for Real Property Law Section members who are also first-time attendees, $395 for other Real Property Law Section members and $475 for non-section members. After Jan. 15 the fees will increase by $75 for all registrants. Members of the Young Lawyers Section can register for $100 both before and after Jan. 15. More information and registration forms can be found on the SBM website at

For additional information, contact Arlene Rubinstein at (248) 644-7378 or e-mail For more information on upcoming RPLS events, become a fan of the section on Facebook by visiting

Published: Wed, Jan 4, 2012