Speakers

Fund Assembly speakers are some of the most knowledgeable real property experts in Florida. 

Industry Speakers

Andrew Fisher

Attorney, Fisher Law, P.A.

"Attorneys Are From Mars & Realtors® Are From Venus: Serving the Unique Legal Needs of Real Estate Agents"

 

Carlos Lerman

Shareholder, Lerman & Whitebook, P.A.

"The Many Faces of the BFP – A Day in 'Claims Court'"

 

Christopher Dix

Shareholder, Smith, Hulsey & Busey

"Caught in The Dark Web – A Real Estate Attorney’s View"

 

David Miller

Shareholder, President and CEO, Peterson & Myers, P.A.

"Easements & Access from Title Insurer's Perspective"

 

Dennis Lormel

Founder and President, DML Associates, LLC

"Bank Secrecy and Spotting Money Laundering"

 

Douglas Pollock

President and Founder, IDSnetwork, Inc.

"The Continuing Evolution of Wire Fraud Schemes: Prevention, Mitigation & Recovery"

 

Dr. Anirban Basu

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Sage Policy Group, Inc.

"To All the Economists I've Loved"

 

Elise Batsel

Partner, Phelps Dunbar, LLP

"Commercial Workflows, Tips & Efficiencies Panel Discussion"

 

George Moraitis, Jr.

Partner, Moraitis, Cofar, Karney, Moraitis & Quailey

"Representing Foreign Buyers – Choice of Entity and Compliance: What You Don’t Know May Hurt You"

 

Gregory Oropeza

Managing Partner, Oropeza, Stones & Cardenas, PLLC

"Marketing & Ethics Panel Discussion"

 

Joseph Probasco

Shareholder, Bush Ross, P.A.

"Commercial Workflows, Tips & Efficiencies Panel Discussion"

 

Kerry Anne Schultz

Partner, Fountain, Schultz & Associates, P.L.

"Attorneys Are From Mars & Realtors® Are From Venus: Serving the Unique Legal Needs of Real Estate Agents"

 

Lew Oliver

Principal Attorney, Oliver Title Law

"Attorneys Are From Mars & Realtors® Are From Venus: Serving the Unique Legal Needs of Real Estate Agents"

 

Michael Tidwell

Attorney, Emerald Coast Title

"Marketing & Ethics Panel Discussion"

 

Michael Workman

Shareholder, Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A.

"Negotiating Commercial Real Estate Loan Documentation: Bridging the Gap Between Borrowers and Lenders"

 

Ron Frechette

Founder and CEO, Goldsky Security

"Caught in The Dark Web – A Real Estate Attorney’s View"

 

Sam Saad, III

Managing Attorney, Law Office of Sam J. Saad III/Paradise Coast Title & Escrow

"Marketing & Ethics Panel Discussion"

 

Tina Fischer

Attorney, Partner, Fletcher & Fischer, P.L.

"Commercial Workflows, Tips & Efficiencies Panel Discussion"

 

Fund Employees

Ben Jepson

Senior Underwriting Counsel, The Fund

"Homestead - Conveyances, Mortgages and Disposition After the Death of the Titleholder"

 

Charles Nostra

Senior Underwriting Attorney, The Fund

"Legislative Update - 2019"

 

Cynthia Raleigh

Underwriting Counsel, Commercial Services, The Fund

"Title Teasers"

 

Elizabeth Ramsay

Underwriting Counsel, The Fund

"Quiz on Recent Real Property Cases"

 

George Perez

Claims Manager, The Fund

"The Many Faces of the BFP – A Day in 'Claims Court'"

 

Gwen Geier

President, The Fund

"President's Address"

 

Jacqueline Marzan

Associate Underwriting Manager, Commercial Services, The Fund

"Insuring Leases: Valuation, Endorsements, and Other Considerations"

 

Jay St. Lawrence

Legal Education Attorney, The Fund

"Quiz on Recent Real Property Cases"

 

Jennifer Barrow

Underwriting Counsel, The Fund

"Title Teasers"

 

John Benson

Associate Underwriting Manager and Senior Underwriting Counsel, The Fund

"Title Teasers"

 

John Brown

Senior Underwriting Counsel, Commercial Services, The Fund

"Title Insurance Aspects of Florida’s Construction Lien Law"

 

Linda Monaco

Legal Education Attorney, The Fund

"Agathokakological* Nature of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Loans *composed of both good and evil"

 

Maggie Thumberg

Senior Manager, Continuing Legal Education, The Fund

"Digital Closings and Remote Online Notarization: The Latest and Greatest"

 

Melissa Murphy

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary, The Fund

"General Counsel's Perspective"

 

Melissa Scaletta

Vice President and Chief Underwriting Counsel, The Fund

"Mastering Florida’s Marketable Record Title Act"

 

Michael Rothman

Legal Education Manager, The Fund

"The Many Faces of the BFP – A Day in 'Claims Court'"

 

Mishele Schutz

Senior Underwriting Counsel, Commercial Services, The Fund

"Insuring Leases: Valuation, Endorsements, and Other Considerations"

 

Peggy Williams

Senior Manager, Risk Analysis and Member Compliance, The Fund

"Marketing & Ethics Panel Discussion"

 

René Rutan

Affiliate & Real Estate Council Relations Manager, The Fund

"Attorneys Are From Mars & Realtors® Are From Venus: Serving the Unique Legal Needs of Real Estate Agents"

 

Robert D'Amore

Senior Underwriting Counsel, Commercial Services, The Fund

"Commercial Workflows, Tips & Efficiencies Panel Discussion"

 

Robert Rohan

Regulatory Compliance Counsel, The Fund

"Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda: Avoiding Claims of Legal Malpractice in Real Estate Transactions"

 

Scott Jackson

Underwriting Counsel, The Fund

"Title Teasers"