2024 Real Estate Conference

Category: On Demand

Member Price: $227

Non-Member Price: $285

Product Code: ON137724

Areas of Law: Ethics, Real Estate

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 6.6 hours of total CLE credit, including 1.1 in Ethics and 0.6 in Diversity (Full Credits Available: NJ Advanced Diversity: 0.6, NJ Ethics: 1.1, NJ General: 4.9).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Ethics Non-Transitional: 1.0, NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 4.5
PA CLE:PA Ethics Credit: 1.0, PA Substantive Credit: 4.0
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.



Matthew A. Cohen, Esq.
Chair, Real Property, Trust and Estate law Section
Two Rivers Title Company, West Long Branch


F. Bradford Batcha, Esq.
Batcha & Batcha LLC, Shrewsbury
Holly Burke, Esq.
Murphy Schiller & Wilkes LLP, Newark
Conor J. Hennessey, Esq.
Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP, Woodbridge
Nathan C. Howe, Esq.
Co-Chair, Renewable Energy, Cleantech and Climate Change
K&L Gates LLP, Newark
Henry L. Kent-Smith, Esq.
Fox Rothchild LLP, Lawrenceville
Sean R. McGowan, Esq.
Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis, Roseland
Glenn R. Reiser, Esq.
Shapiro, Croland, Reiser, Apfel, & Di Iorio, LLP, Hackensack
Matthew J. Schiller, Esq.
Murphy Schiller & Wilkes LLP, Newark
is a Partner in Murphy Schiller & Wilkes LLP, in Newark, New Jersey, and leads the firm’s Leasing, Opportunity Zone and Distressed Real Estate Practice Groups. He represents clients in a wide range of transactional and litigation matters in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and elsewhere, including the acquisition, disposition, leasing and management of all kinds of commercial properties including office, medical office, industrial, retail and multi-family developments. Since the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, he has developed significant experience in the formation and operation of Qualified Opportunity Funds and Qualified Opportunity Zone Businesses as well as the associated real estate transactional, leasing and development issues.
nAdmitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, Mr. Schiller is a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL) and a member of the Board of Consultors of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section, where he is Past Chair. A lecturer for ICLE and other CLE providers, he co-authored the Leasing chapter in Commercial Real Estate Transactions in New Jersey (ICLE, 2019, 4th Edition). He is the recipient of several honors.
nMr. Schiller received his B.A., with honors, from Trinity College and his J.D. from Washington University (St. Louis) School of Law, where he served as Associate Managing Editor of the Washington University Journal of Law and Policy. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Victor Ashrafi, New Jersey Superior Court, Somerset County, Law Division.
Aarin Michele Williams, Esq.
Chief Advisor To the Director, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, Newark
Chief Advisor to the Director
nNew Jersey Division on Civil Rights, Newark

Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has agreed to a $418M settlement to resolve lawsuits related to broker commissions.
Join us at NJICLE’s Real Estate Conference on April 18 and learn how this significant settlement will affect the real estate industry - what it means for buyers and sellers, and so much more. (Note this settlement is still subject to court approval.)

This popular annual NJICLE conference will focus on timely topics in today’s challenging real estate market. It features many of the state’s most authoritative real estate attorneys and experts discussing the industry’s current and critical issues. As an attendee, you will explore the latest information surrounding the residential and commercial real estate industries, and enhance your proficiency in tackling these issues.

Whether you’re a new attorney, a general practitioner keen on handling real estate transactions or an experienced real estate attorney seeking enhance your skills, this must-attend conference is for you! Don’t miss the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of timely topics effecting real estate practitioners.

Join us at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick for a chance to network with your colleagues! Participants can also attend virtually.

The 2024 conference preliminary program agenda:

  • 9:00 | Welcome - Matthew A. Cohen, Esq.
  • 9:05 | Recent National Association of Realtors (NAR) settlement and its impact on New Jersey practice - F. Bradford Batcha, Esq.; Conor J. Hennessey, Esq.
  • 9:35 | Corporate Transparency Act- What it means to you and your clients - Holly Burke, Esq. 
  • 10:05 | NJ initiative to combat discrimination in home appraisals - Aarin Michele Williams, Esq.
  • 10:35 | Break
  • 10:45 | Tyler v. Hennepin County (US Supreme Ct) & 257-261 Avenue Realty LLC v Alessandro Roberto (NJ App. Div) -  Matthew A. Cohen, Esq.
  • 11:15 | New fair housing- what comes after COAH? - Henry L. Kent-Smith, Esq.
  • 12:00 | Lunch
  • 12:15 | Luncheon presentation- Wind Power and NJ - Nathan C. Howe, Esq.
  • 1:05 | Distressed market outlook - Matthew J. Schiller, Esq.
  • 1:35 | Using AI to craft well written contracts - Sean R. McGowan, Esq.
  • 2:05 | Ethics conversation - Led by Sean R. McGowan, Esq. ; Glenn Reiser, Esq.
  • 3:00 | Final comments/Adjourn


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