Real Property Section Commercial Real Estate Discussion Group


Topic: Alta/NSPS Survey & Title Review

This is a comprehensive ALTA Survey and Title Review course that provides hands-on training for all levels of commercial real estate professionals, which includes review of the 2021 revisions to the ALTA /NSPS standards.   Moreover, this course has been developed for the end-user of the ALTA Survey product who is responsible for understanding the many details the ALTA Survey reveals, all in an effort to mitigate risk for all parties involved in a commercial transaction. Upon completion of the course attendees will be able to fully understand what is depicted on an ALTA Survey and why, Minimum Standard Details and Table A items and the surveyor’s responsibility. How to go about the review process of a survey to gain a full understanding of the subject property. Items heavily utilized during this training presentation include Bock & Clark’s Handbook for Commercial Real Estate Due Diligence, the Sample Survey and corresponding sections of a Title Insurance Commitment.

James Brown
National Director of Business Development, NV5

Jim was named National Director of Business Development for NV5/Bock & Clark in April 2017. Jim has been with the company since 1983 in all aspects of the survey business. Prior to his current position, he served as Director of Bock & Clark’s National Surveyors Network for fifteen years overseeing, managing and developing the staff and Project Teams. He has been involved with the National Network since 1994 and has managed hundreds of projects and coordinated and reviewed thousands of surveys. Jim started his career at Bock & Clark as a field technician, drafter and then manager of their Mortgage Location Services Division. He was instrumental in opening three branch offices in Ohio and developing additional offices in other states.

He has spent the last several years working on business development with Bock & Clark’s sales and marketing division and strategizing business plans. Jim offers presentations on ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys and Survey Review to hundreds of Law Firms, Bar Associations, CLE Providers, Corporations and Law Schools across the country every year and has co-authored the last several versions of Bock & Clark’s Handbook for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys.

$0 Real Property Section Members  (price will be reflected in your cart)
$5  Non-Section Members
$10 Non-MSBA Members


This is informational only and no CLE credit will be offered for the surrounding MCLE states.


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Sep 13, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST


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Real Property Section Commercial Real Estate Discussion Group