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All-day onsite program
  • February 28, 2019
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Residential Landlord-Tenant Law in California

San Francisco, CA — February 28, 2019

Gain valuable insight on interpreting and implementing key landlord-tenant law basics.

From the rental agreement to security deposits and eviction actions, you need to stay on top of all aspects of landlord-tenant law. Register today for this informative seminar 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. Attend this seminar and learn to keep your organization out of trouble.

Benefits for You

  • Avoid discrimination issues in the application process.
  • Decide when you should terminate tenancy.
  • Protect your bottom line – effectively manage tenant default and bankruptcy.
  • Get the latest developments in San Francisco’s just cause system.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to review landlord and tenant rights and obligations.
  • You will be able to discuss residential evictions.
  • You will be able to explain constitutional issues in landlord-tenant law.
  • You will be able to discribe San Francisco’s rent control and eviction control.
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Holiday Inn San Francisco International Airport North
275 South Airport Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 873-3550

Agenda

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Registration
8:30 AM - 8:55 AM Overview
— Richard L. Beckman
  • Landlord and Tenant Rights and Obligations
  • Building a Comprehensive Lease
  • Using an Agent
  • Avoiding Landlord-Tenant Problems
8:55 AM - 10:10 AM Residential Evictions
— Richard L. Beckman
  • Grounds
  • Mandatory Notice Requirements
  • Eviction Procedure and Pleadings
  • Post Foreclosure Evictions
  • Strategies
  • Defenses
  • Discovery
  • Warranty of Habitability
  • Unlawful Lockouts
  • Appeals
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM Break
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM Constitutional Issues in Landlord-Tenant Law
— Curtis F. Dowling
  • Constitutional Developments Preemption
  • Litigation Privilege
  • First Amendment
  • Defense Issues Anti-Slapp Litigation
11:10 AM - 12:00 PM Costa Hawkins
— Curtis F. Dowling
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 PM - 2:40 PM San Francisco Rent Control and Eviction Control
— Ashley E. Klein
  • The Rules on Rent Increases
  • Terminating the Residential Tenancy
  • Tourist vs. Tenant
  • Recent Developments in Landlord-Tenant Law
2:40 PM - 2:50 PM Break
2:50 PM - 3:40 PM Fair Housing Laws
— Steven C. Williams
3:40 PM - 4:30 PM Marijuana in Residential Rental Housing
— Steven C. Williams
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Holiday Inn San Francisco International Airport North
275 South Airport Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 873-3550

Credits

Seminar Registration

Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 6.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.

Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 8.0 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications for 8.0 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of real estate law. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group-Live. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board.

Who should attend?

This seminar is designed for attorneys, property managers, presidents, vice presidents, general managers, landlords, accountants, controllers, housing coordinators, real estate agents and brokers, business owners and other real estate professionals.

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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Event Location

Holiday Inn San Francisco International Airport North
275 South Airport Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 873-3550

Faculty

Richard L. Beckman

Richard L. Beckman

Beckman Feller & Chang P.C.

  • Partner with Beckman Feller & Chang P.C.
  • More than 28 years of experience in landlord and tenant law, and real estate law and litigation
  • Featured speaker at 2009 and 2010 California State Bar Convention, and 2011 State Bar Real Property Section Annual Retreat, on foreclosure and landlord-tenant issues, and panel speaker at numerous landlord-tenant seminars during his career
  • J.D. degree, University of California Hastings College of Law; B.A. degree in political science, University of California
  • Can be contacted at 415-871-0070 or [email protected]
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Curtis F. Dowling

Dowling & Marquez, LLP

  • Partner in the law firm of Dowling & Marquez, LLP in San Francisco, California
  • Practice emphasizes real estate, with particular emphasis on residential rent and eviction control systems, landlord-tenant litigation, and writs and appeals
  • Has litigated hundreds of residential and commercial evictions in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a particular devotion to owner occupancy and an emphasis on owner move-in and Ellis Act evictions
  • Regularly conducts seminars and MCLE courses on residential landlord-tenant law, and regularly teaches courses for the San Francisco Apartment Association
  • First lawyer in the history of San Francisco’s rent control system to invalidate any part of its Rent Ordinance in a courtroom on constitutional grounds (Takings and Due Process)
  • J.D. degree, University of California, Hastings College of the Law; B.A. degree, magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania
  • Can be contacted at 415-977-0444, [email protected] or www.dowlingmarquez.com
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Ashley E. Klein

Goldstein, Gellman, Melbostad, Harris & McSparran, LLP

  • Attorney with the law firm of Goldstein, Gellman, Melbostad, Harris & McSparran, LLP
  • Practice focuses on real estate litigation, including residential and commercial landlord-tenant matters, wrongful eviction defense, purchase and sale of real estate and co-

ownership disputes

  • Heads the landlord-tenant practice group and specializes in assisting San Francisco landlords understand their rights and options under the San Francisco Rent Ordinance
  • In 2018, Mayor London Breed appointed Ashley to the San Francisco Rent Board where she serves as one of four Landlord Commissioners
  • J.D degree, University of North Carolina; B.A degree, summa cum laude, UNC
  • Can be contacted at 415-673-5600 or [email protected]
Steven C. Williams

Steven C. Williams

Fried & Williams LLP

  • Partner at the law offices of Fried & Williams LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of real estate, landlord-tenant, co-ownership disputes, purchase and sales transactions, asset protection, entity formation, estate planning, wills, and trusts
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous topics including marijuana activity in rental properties, hoarding, fair housing, short-term rentals, rent and eviction control, landlord-tenant, landlord etiquette, and tenant lawsuits
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of reasonable accommodations in housing, protected classes of people in rental housing, hoarding, rent/eviction control, and evictions
  • Membership information: California Bar Association, San Francisco Apartment Association, East Bay Rental Housing Association, California Apartment Association, Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtors
  • J.D. degree, Golden Gate University; B.A. degree in law and society, UC Santa Barbara
  • Can be contacted at 510-625-0100, [email protected] or on Facebook® or LinkedIn® @FriedWilliamsLL
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275 South Airport Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 873-3550

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Product ID: 405069
Published 2019
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