What assignments are available from lawyers? What do attorneys want from an appraiser?
This webinar features a panel of practicing lawyers who regularly work with appraisal professionals. Orell Anderson, MAI will moderate a discussion with these experts on current issues related to real estate valuation in the legal community and how appraisers can successfully market their services to lawyers.
Presenters will discuss:
- Strategies to grow your lawyer client base for litigation assignments.
- Identifying the types of valuation work for which lawyers need appraisal expertise in today's market.
- How to successfully compete in appraisal "contests" - learn the inside warfare of the bidding process to gain more business.
- How appraisers can get the inside track on bankruptcy and other insolvency-related engagements.
- Targeting key issues appraisers must know in assignments used for legal purposes.
Join us to learn about how you can improve and increase your appraisal work with lawyers!
Date: October 16, 2013
Time: 10:00 am PT, 11:00 am MT, 12:00 pm CT, 1:00 pm ET
Duration: 2 hours
CE Credit: Appraisal Institute members who attend will receive 2 hours of Appraisal Institute continuing education credit. Completion certificates will not be sent. This is not approved for state continuing education credit.
Orell Anderson, MAI is principal with Bell Anderson & Sanders LLC, Real Estate and Economic Damages Practice. He is an appraiser and expert consultant with experience in valuation and diminution-in-value issues involving commercial, industrial, subdivisions and vacant land properties, as well as single- and multi-family residences. Diminution issues include environmental contamination, eminent
domain, soil or geotechnical construction conditions, natural disasters, construction defects, project delay and tragedy, among others.
William F. Capps is a partner and chairman of the Corporate Department, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP. Bill represents some
of the Firm's higher visibility corporate and banking clients in many business matters, with particular emphasis on securities matters (including
mergers and acquisitions and representation of Special Committees), international matters, real estate and building materials companies, corporate
finance, franchising, executive compensation planning, litigation management and health care transactions. His experience includes serving substantial
corporate clients in all business matters. In addition, Bill is a licensed real estate broker
Curtis A. Graham is a partner of Freeman Freeman & Smiley. Mr. Graham represents clients in a variety of litigation and business matters. His clients include distributors of computer components and other high technology products, real estate brokerages, property management companies, advertising companies and manufacturers, among others. His experience includes breach of contract, trademark and trade dress infringement, unfair competition and trade secret disputes and real estate related litigation, including development, construction defect and land planning challenges. Mr. Graham has also advised clients on product liability, franchisor-franchisee disputes and copyright infringement matters. He has been named a "Super Lawyer" in the field of Business Litigation by Law & Politics and the publishers of Los Angeles Magazine.
In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Graham is committed to community service. He has handled pro bono cases for Public Counsel and was a member of its Board of Directors. He also has served as a Judge Pro Tempore in the Los Angeles courts and has sat on numerous non-profit boards including Mad About Rising Crime, the Los Angeles Children's Museum, Imagination Workshop, and Connections For Children. Mr. Graham is an Adjunct Professor at the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University, and teaches courses in business, business law and critical thinking. He also is a frequent speaker to business groups on various topics ranging from litigation to general commercial matters. He most recently spoke at the 2013 Appraisal Institute Annual Meeting in Indianapolis.
Robert J. Miller is a partner of Bryan Cave LLP in their Phoenix, Arizona office, and is the national leader of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ Rights Group. Bob Miller’s practice focuses on distressed business situations of all kinds, including chapter 11 restructurings, non-bankruptcy workouts, turnarounds, and distressed company mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Miller regularly represents institutional lenders, companies in distress, fiduciaries (trustees and examiners), other key constituencies in chapter 11 cases, as well as buyers and sellers of distressed debt.