Partner, Karl H. Schneider was the featured speaker for Central Ohio Land Title Association’s May 14th meeting. Mr. Schneider presented on the notable rise in mortgage fraud prosecutions and the extension of conspiracy law to charge various real estate trade professionals, including title agents, mortgage brokers, real estate agents and appraisers with criminal fraud including the penalties on conviction.
On October 19, Patrick Maguire and Karl Schneider presented at the 2010 International Radon Symposium at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus Ohio. Their discussion centered on legal issues impacting radon professionals in the areas of statutory compliance , consumer law, mechanic‘s lien and residential real estate transactions.
Trina Goethals, Aaron Weir and Karl Schneider presented a symposium to the Denison University, Pi Phi Sorority Chapter on Sunday, April 18, 2010, in Granville, Ohio. The firm’s attorneys discussed employment contracts and other future employment issues including harassment and unpaid internships. Other topics included the evolution of hazing, social media risks including Facebook and MySpace, and various landlord-tenant issues.
Partner Karl H. Schneider was appointed to the planning committee for the 2010 Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference.
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Partner Karl H. Schneider recently addressed the Columbus Commercial Industrial Investors Realtors’ (“CCIIR”) forum. Mr. Schneider described the operations of the Ohio Real Estate Commission and Ohio Division of Real Estate and discussed business practices with a view toward creating risk reduction. Trina N. Goethals attended the forum with Mr. Schneider, offering guidance to inquiring attendees.
Karl Schneider and Trina Goethals recently served as judges/instructors for the Denison University Moot Court team, in Granville, Ohio. The Denison team meets weekly and is preparing for the upcoming Regional Moot Court Competition, which will be held at the end of November. Moot Court is a practice in simulated appellate court proceedings where the teams are given a case record from which to work. This year’s case deals with issues of free speech and due process. Mr. Schneider and Ms. Goethals will continue to assist the team until their […]
During September, 2008, Karl Schneider was twice appointed by the Ohio Secretary of State to serve as special hearing officer for two separate ballot protest proceedings. Mr. Schneider presided over the challenge brought seeking to strike pay day legislation that was signed into law during the spring, and thereafter rendered his report and recommendation to the Ohio Secretary of State who accepted the recommendation. Thereafter, Mr. Schneider was appointed to preside as hearing officer over the protest seeking to remove the State issue 6, which was an initiative petition for […]
Lisa Wu Fate and Karl H. Schneider presented an educational seminar regarding short sales to over 200 associates from Real Living HER, Inc. at the company’s 2008 All-Agent Kick-Off Meeting. The meeting is a quarterly event attended by hundreds of the company’s associates and is intended to keep Real Living’s associates at the cutting edge of developments in their chosen field. Recent events involving the mortgage market nationwide have caused increased risk of foreclosure and many homeowners find themselves in need of selling their properties on the open market to […]
Karl H. Schneider has been asked to speak at a title insurance agents’ forum sponsored by Old Republic Title Insurance Company on November 14, 2007. Mr. Schneider will address various litigation matters including foreclosure suits and attendant bankruptcy issues.