Meet the Faculty | Residential Real Estate Topics for Paralegals

Calling all paralegals! Our upcoming real estate program will explore red flags and frequently missed issues in residential real estate transactions. Presented by Jeffrey V. Kahane (Kahane Law Office) and David West (West Legal), this program will consider how to avoid problems and liability when acting on a residential purchase and sale file, how and when to seek assistance from your lawyer(s), and more.

Meet the Faculty

Jeffrey V. Kahane, BA (UWO), BEd (U of C), LLB (U of C) graduated from law school in 2000 having been on the Dean’s List, winning the “Silver Medal” and various other awards and has been practicing in Calgary since. After articling and working in the legal department of Canadian Pacific Limited (the former parent corporation of CP Rail, CP Hotels, Fording and CP Ships) he worked for Ernst & Young’s affiliate law firm Donahue, Ernst & Young where, amongst other areas of law, he worked on major ($300M ) real estate transactions. Mr. Kahane’s entrepreneurial spirit eventually won out and he opened Kahane Law Office in 2004. Through high standards and excellence in customer service, Kahane Law Office has seen tremendous growth in a relatively short time frame. Providing legal assistance on as many as almost 300 real estate transactions in a single month, Kahane Law Office has been responsible for well over a billion dollars worth of transactions. Read more…

David West practices in the areas of Real Estate, Wills, Probate, and Uncontested/Collaborative Family Law. David was born and raised in small-town southern Alberta. Following high school, he moved to France where he lived and travelled prior to moving to Calgary for university where he completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology in 2005 (First Class Honours). He then spent several years in the not-for-profit sector working in various capacities with adolescents from disadvantaged backgrounds. His experience in the not-for-profit sector helped David develop unique knowledge and a broad skill set in dealing with individuals facing unique challenges. David brings this knowledge and desire to help to his practice of law as he works to find time and cost-effective resolutions to clients’ individual matters. A decision to return to school took David to the University of Alberta where he completed his Juris Doctor degree in 2013. Read more…

Topics:
  • Red flags and what to watch for
  • How to avoid problems and liability when acting on a residential purchase and sale file
  • How and when to seek assistance from your lawyer(s)
  • Situations beyond the scope of a paralegal where a lawyer would need to jump in
How to Register

Visit our online registration page to save your spot in this highly informative program. Registration includes access to the recordings.

Date: April 20, 2022

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Price: $240 + GST

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