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Landlord and Tenant Law

Look before you lease. Discover how to survive today’s uncertain leasing economy. From the rental agreement to security deposits and eviction actions, you need to stay on top of all aspects of landlord-tenant law. Purchase these reference materials and get clarification on how to perform key property management duties without hassle. You will find out what you should include in the rental agreement to avoid problems down the line – such as rent and security deposit details, and what happens in case of default. Get tips on screening potential tenants, complying with state and federal nondiscrimination laws, and legally executing an eviction – should the worst happen. Don’t risk jeopardizing the landlord-tenant relationship and incurring unnecessary costs and even lawsuits! Purchase these reference materials and learn to keep your organization out of trouble. Benefits for You •Tips on choosing the right remedy •Find out how to successfully navigate ethical issues •Discover the problems with general lease provisions •Learn about the unique warranties that Louisiana imposes on lessors
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Agenda

Overview of the Leasing Process
— Chad Patrick Morrow
General Lease Provisions and Issues
— Chad Patrick Morrow
  • Lease Due Diligence
  • Permitted Uses, Exclusive Uses, Restricted Uses, Prohibited Uses
  • Termination Provisions
  • SNDA and Estoppel Certificates
  • Lease Modifications and Related Issues
Lease Economics and Rental Provisions
— Chad Patrick Morrow
  • Minimum Annual Rent
  • Common Area Maintenance Charges and Exclusions
  • Taxes
  • Insurance
Ethical Issues
— Nicole S. Tygier
  • Confidentiality
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Dealing With Nonattorneys
  • Attorneys' Fees
  • Additional Issues of Note
The Law Governing Louisiana Leases
— Marie A. Moore
  • Basic Provisions and Changes Made in 2005
  • Landlord's Warranties and Their Waiver
  • Emerging Issues
Changes in Louisiana Recordation Law That Affect Leases
— Marie A. Moore
Louisiana Default Remedies
— Marie A. Moore and Ryan O. Luminais
  • The Lessee's Default
    • Basic Default Events
    • Notice and Cure Periods
    • Lessee's Bankruptcy
    • The Lessee's Leaving the Premises Vacant or Failing to Operate
  • The Lessor's Remedies for the Lessee's Default
    • Lessor's Options
    • The Lessor's Right to Liquidated Damages Upon Termination
    • The Lessor's Rights Upon Abandonment
    • Louisiana Lease Provisions Regarding Lessor's Remedies
    • The Lessor's Negotiated Revisions
Questions and Answers
— Marie A. Moore, Chad Patrick Morrow and Nicole S. Tygier
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Marie A. Moore – Moderator

Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.

  • Partner in the New Orleans law firm of Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.
  • Served as a law clerk to the Hon. Robert S. Vance of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • Vice chair of the leasing group of the ABA’s Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; co-chair of the Louisiana District Council of the Urban Land Institute; and associate articles editor of Probate and Property Magazine
  • Co-founder and the inaugural president of New Orleans CREW 2002 to 2003
  • Member of the Louisiana and Alabama Bars and practices in the areas of commercial leasing and real estate, construction, lending and general commercial transactions
  • Louisiana contributor to the State by State Guide To Commercial Real Estate Leases, Mark A. Senn, editor, Aspen Publisher
  • J.D. and B.A. degrees, University of Alabama, Order of the Coif and associate editor of the Alabama Law Review
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Chad Patrick Morrow – Moderator

Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.

  • Attorney with Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C., in New Orleans
  • Represents commercial landlords and tenants in lease negotiations and disputes all over the country
  • J.D. degree, Louisiana State University Law Center; B.A. degree, cum laude, Tulane University
  • Admitted to the Louisiana Bar
  • Can be contacted at 504-299-2100 or [email protected]
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Ryan O. Luminais

Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.

  • Joined Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. in 2007 after practicing nearly two years in Jackson, Mississippi with Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC
  • Focuses on commercial litigation, banking litigation, collections, leasing disputes and personal injury
  • Admitted to practice before all Louisiana and all Mississippi State Courts, the United States District Court in the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, and the United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice
  • Named “Future Star” by Benchmark: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2012
  • J.D. and bachelor of civil law degrees, Louisiana State University; bachelor’s degree in political science, magna cum laude, University of New Orleans where he received honors for graduating with the highest GPA in his graduation class
Nicole S. Tygier

Nicole S. Tygier

Chopin, Wagar, Richard & Kutcher, LLP

  • Partner with Chopin Wagar Richard & Kutcher, LLP
  • Practices commercial litigation, corporate law, franchisor/franchisee relations and commercial real estate
  • Frequent speaker on federal civil court procedure and landlord and tenant law
  • Commercial Real Estate Women of New Orleans
  • City Business 2010 Woman of the Year Award
  • J.D. degree, Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana; B.A. degree, Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Can be contacted at 504-830-3924 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 388797
Published 2012
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