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West Virginia Dilapidated Buildings and Properties: From Liability to Viability 2015

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This seminar is approved for 7.1 total WV MCLE credits, including 1.0 Ethics/Law Office Management credits.

INTRODUCTION TO NEGLECTED PROPERTIES IN WEST VIRGINIA

The High Cost of Blight in West Virginia

Identification and Prioritization of Properties  

Special Considerations: Historic Properties, Contaminated Properties & Heirs Properties

Ann M. Eisenberg, LL.M. Fellow
WVU College of Law Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic

Jared B. Anderson, Land Use Attorney 
WVU College of Law Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic

Jesse J. Richardson, Lead Land Use Attorney 
WVU College of Law Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic

Katherine C. Garvey, Director
WVU College of Law Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic

HOW THE HOME RULE PILOT PROJECT IMPACTS ABANDONED PROPERTIES IN WV

The Real Meaning of "Home Rule"

Does Dillion's Rule Still Apply in West Virginia?

Authority Gained from the Home Rule Pilot Projec

Examples from the Home Rule Pilot Project

Jesse J. Richardson, Lead Land Use Attorney
WVU College of Law Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic

Floyd "Kin" Sayre, III, Esquire
Bowles Rice, LLP

THE BUILDING AND PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODES OF WV

Enforcement & Training Requirements

When the Building Code is Challenged in Court

Jared B. Anderson, Land Use Attorney 
WVU College of Law Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic

Braun A. Hamstead, Esquire 
Counsel - City of Charles Town, WV

NUISANCE SUITS: ENFORCEMENT OF A HISTORICALLY COMMON LAW TOOL

Strategic Use of the Nuisance Code in Charles Town.

Public Nuisance Day at the City of Wheeling's Municipal Court

Braun A. Hamstead, Esquire
Counsel - City of Charles Town, WV 

Rosemary Humway-Warmuth, Esquire
City Solicitor - City of Wheeling, WV 

WHAT TO DO ABOUT MULTIPLE LANDOWNERS AND OUT-OF-STATE LANDOWNERS?

How Does the Right of Partition Help or Hinder Dealing with Abandoned Properties?

How to Use Eminent Domain Effectively

Navigating the Jungle of Tax Liens and Tax Sales in West Virginia

Jesse J. Richardson, Lead Land Use Attorney 
WVU College of Law Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic

Ann M. Eisenberg, LL.M Fellow
WVU College of Law Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic

Rosemary Humway-Warmuth, Esquire 
City Solicitor - City of Wheeling, WV

GAME CHANGERS: LAND BANKS, URAs, AND ON-SITE CITATIONS

Are Urban Renewal Authorities & Land Banks right for rural West Virginia?

On-Site Citations

Katherine C. Garvey, Director
WVU College of Law Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic

Paul D. Ellis, Esquire
City of Charleston, WV

THE NEW AMENDMENTS TO THE WEST VIRGINIA RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

On January 1, 2015, the New Amendments to the West Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct became effective. Nearly every Rule of Professional Conduct and/or official comment has been amended. This presentation will focus on rule changes with the greatest impact on practitioners who represent or sue municipalities, counties, and other local governmental entities. These topics include: changes to the procedures for securing waivers of conflict; retaining or contracting with other lawyers; ghostwriting; keeping clients fully informed; preventing client fraud or criminal conduct; and a number of other subject areas. 

Ancil G. Ramey, Esquire 
Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC