Real Estate Conference – Nearly 80% Sold Out

LESA’s Real Estate Conference is quickly approaching and spots are filling quickly. We are now nearly 80% sold out. If you practice in the area of real estate and are considering attending this informative two-day conference, register soon to avoid disappointment.

“We are looking forward to an amazing two-day conference. If education, updates, and better practices to avoid getting into trouble were not enough reason to attend, we are excited for our members to network and build relationships with fellow members at the real estate bar.” ~ Jeffrey V. Kahane KC, Conference Chair

Program Details

Dates: October 20-21, 2023
Venue: Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
Price: $1,095 + GST


Chair: Jeffrey V. Kahane KC, Kahane Law Office


Linda Anderson, Linda Anderson Law
Ryan D. Anderson KC, Huckvale LLP
Rheal Bourgouin, Arc Surveys Ltd.
Brett Horton, Stewart Title
Bianca Kratt KC, Parlee McLaws LLP
Justine Mageau, Witten LLP
Daniel McPherson, Elevator Law
Tim Parrish, Arc Surveys Ltd.
Kirsten Senz, Alberta Lawyers Indemnity Association
Curtis Woollard, Alberta Land Titles Office

  • “Beyond the Gap” – Advanced topics in title insurance, including: considerations for risk mitigation, where to find specific coverage in a policy, developments in the law that have impacted the evolution of title insurance use, and more.
  • Real Property Reports – Discuss topics pertaining to property boundaries, disputes, and RPR’s from the perspective of an Alberta Land Surveyor.
  • Residential Leasehold Transactions
  • Trends in Commercial Real Estate – This presentation includes a comprehensive overview on key issues in commercial real estate involving the assignment of a commercial lease.
  • Red Flags in Rural Real Estate Transactions – This presentation will consider easements, GST, foreign ownership, and more.
  • Property Law – Case Law Update
  • Keep Calm and Conveyance On: Red Flags and How to Address Them – This presentation looks at the use of checklists in a conveyancing practice in order to spot and address issues related to timing, property specific issues, and closing day delays.
  • Discussion with ALIA on claims against lawyers in real estate matters which will provide an overview of the most common claims/observed risk areas with respect to real estate lawyers, an overview of the Group Policy and what is and is not covered, and what to expect when a claim is reported to ALIA.
  • Discussion with AREA on standard form contracts
  • Land Titles Update – This presentation will provide updates on the LTO response to turnaround time elongation, new organizational structure at LTO, new policy options under review, Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act (PPCLA) and the impact of the use of builders’/construction liens, and more.
How to Register

Click here to register, add the ticket to your cart, and proceed with your order. We look forward to seeing you in Kananaskis this fall!

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