Real Property Law

The 8th Annual Real Estate and Law (REAL) Symposium

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Paul Brest Hall, Stanford Law School
555 Salvatierra Walk
Stanford, CA 94305

Earn 3.75 hours MCLE credit!

Early Bird Registration Deadline: February 1, 2019

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The REAL Symposium is the premier multidisciplinary real estate business and law symposium in California. Jointly produced by RPLS and Stanford Professional in Real Estate (SPIRE), it is the only gathering of its kind. The REAL Symposium provides a unique opportunity for thoughtful discussion among real estate professionals, industry leaders, academics, and government regarding cutting-edge business and legal issues, challenges and opportunities in the real estate industry, covering economics, finance, and law.

Program Schedule

Thursday, February 7, 2019

12 noon – 1 p.m. | Registration
1 – 1:15 p.m. | Welcome – Symposium Co Chairs


  • Christine Gregorak – Partner, Real Estate Law Group; Past Chair, Real Property Law Section Executive Committee
  • Steve Cvitanovic – Partner, Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP; Real Property Law Section Executive Committee
  • Jeremy Olsan – Partner, Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz LLP; Real Property Law Section Executive Committee
1:15 – 2:30 p.m. | Featured Panel 1

Real Town USA: Rick Holliday’s Truckee Railyard Project – challenges and solutions for complex infill development; planning to grow, preserve and thrive in California’s political and economic climate.

2:30 – 2:45 p.m. | Networking Break and Refreshments
2:45 – 4 p.m. | Keynote Speaker: Jeff Pemstein

Jeff Pemstein, Immediate past Chair of the California Building Industry Association, a statewide trade association representing developers, trade contractors, and other industry professionals in the homebuilding, multi-family and mixed-use development markets, will discuss the state of California’s housing policy and his recommendations to Governor Gavin Newsom and California legislators concerning policies that would increase housing supply and improve affordability.

4 – 4:15 p.m. | Networking Break and Refreshments
4:15 – 5:30 p.m. | Featured Panel 2

Opportunity Zone Investing – a panel of experts, including Michael Novogradac, will discuss the policy and strategy of Opportunity Zone investing.

5:30 – 5:35 p.m. | Closing Remarks
5:35 – 7:30 p.m. | Reception

Essential Information

Registration Fees

Registration TypeRegister by February 1stRegister Onsite
Spire/Real Property Law Section Members$125$175
Young Professionals
(10 years from college or 5 years from graduate school)

Pre-Registration Deadline

The deadline to pre-register is Friday, February 1, 2019.


Requests must be received in writing by Friday, February 1, 2019. Refunds will not be available after Friday, February 1, 2019.

On-Site Registration

On-site registration is subject to availability. Email ProgramRegistrations@calawyers.orgto confirm space availability.

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For special assistance, please call 916-516-1752.


For registration information please email Telephone registrations will not be accepted. For program content and/or Section information call 916-516-1752.


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CLA Membership is $99 and includes one section. Additional sections are $99 each.