California Lawyers Association

Real Property Law Section

Updates and events from the Real Property Law Section

Topics to be covered include: lease economics, lease registration, assignment & subletting, landlord remedies, tenant remedies for landlord defaults, lease exit strategies, typical security deposit requirements, formalities of lease execution, relevant tax issues and extension protocols. Read more
Shopping center developers, owners and investors are increasingly diversifying the tenant mix of their properties to include medical-related uses. This seminar will focus on what is driving such changes as well as what obstacles and/or issues are presented by such uses, including implications of existing reciprocal easement agreements, use restrictions, land use constraints, lender controls and regulatory requirements. Read more
1.25 Hours MCLE Register Here Sea level rise is projected to accelerate in coming decades as climate change warms the oceans (causing them to expand) and increases the melting of ice and snow. Higher sea level will exacerbate storm damage to coastal property, increase saltwater intrusion into coastal ground water basins, and literally shift the mean high tide mark—a key boundary between public and private coastal property interests—inland in many areas. These shifts will increase legal conflict along California’s coast.… Read more
Don’t be the test case in this evolving area of law! Learn about current litigation and pending legislation impacting the licensing and regulatory agencies, such as the distinctions between Hemp and Cannabis products, “delivery” across local jurisdictional boundaries, the interaction between state regulations and local ordinances, enhanced civil penalties for unlicensed or under licensed activities, and much more. Read more
Topics to be covered include: lease economics, lease registration, assignment & subletting, landlord remedies, tenant remedies for landlord defaults, lease exit strategies, typical security deposit requirements, formalities of lease execution, relevant tax issues and extension protocols. Read more
My interest and motivation: Chronic disease devastated my family – My mother and her father died of a stroke in their 40’s! – My father: kidney and prostate cancer, on dialysis & miserable for the last 10 - 15 years of his life – My grandfather on my dad’s side had heart disease and diabetes; his physician recommended a leg be removed. Read more
The purpose of this multi-year virtual webinar series is to promote understanding of commercial real estate leasing practice around the globe. This ambitious program will bring together U.S. lawyers with their commercial leasing counterparts across the world. Our first year of programming will focus on leasing law in Ireland, Jamaica, Malaysia, Japan, Spain, Canada and Mexico. Read more
Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power v. County of Inyo (2021) _ Cal.App.5th _ , 2021 WL 3629227: The Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court's order granting a peremptory writ of mandate in an action alleging violations by respondent of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA; Public Resources Code, section 21000 et seq.) arising from use of condemnation proceedings to acquire fee simple title to three sites that respondent leased and used for landfills and respondent's continued operation of the landfills. Read more
The Real Property Law Section of the California Lawyers Association has organized Practice Area Committees (PACs) to focus on specific areas of real property law. Each month, E-News will highlight a different PAC. Read more
It is with great sadness that the CLA-RPLS announces that its member and regular contributor Joshua (Josh) Genser, passed away on August 23, 2021 from a sudden heart attack. As is reflected in his article submitted for this issue of the e-news, Josh was a curious mind, a smart problem solver, and a tenacious advocate. Read more

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