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Welcome to the website of the Real Estate and Land Use Section, one of the largest and most active sections of the Oregon State Bar. RELU members are attorneys who practice across a diverse spectrum of real estate, property, and land use matters. The section executive committee meets monthly to oversee the services provided to members, including publishing the RELU Digest, sponsoring CLEs on real estate and land use issues, monitoring legislation, proposing law improvements, and providing e-mail notices on topics of interest to members. The RELU website offers links and other resources of use to the practitioner and the public, and is a central portal for real estate and land use information. If you are not a member, but would like to join the RELU section, please click here.

The next luncheon CLE will be on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, starting at noon, at the Royal Sonesta in downtown Portland Downtown (fka The Hotel Monaco), at 506 SW Washington Street, Portland, OR 97204.

For one general CLE, Bryan E. Powell, Shareholder, Lane Powell PC and Dustin R. Klinger, Partner, Thede Culpepper LLP will discuss the Updated RELU Model Real Estate Loan Opinion and Report.

Bryan Powell and Dustin Klinger, Co-Chairs of RELU’s Standing Committee on Opinion Letters, will present the 2022 report that was finalized and approved at RELU’s Executive Committee Meeting in September. The report is the first Report on Legal Opinions from RELU since 2004, and includes a new illustrative form of Opinion Letter, Borrower’s Certificate, and Proforma Action Authorizing Loan for Oregon real estate secured transactions. Don’t miss this opportunity to get an overview of the update from the Opinion Committee Co-Chairs.

REGISTRATION: $35 (includes lunch – be sure to make your lunch selection during checkout)

Click here to register for the in-person event at The Royal Sonesta Portland Downtown Hotel.

Lunch is free but please make sure to make your lunch selection during checkout. Deadline to register is Thursday, October 20.

Please note: The Oregon State Bar requires that all attendees at in-person events sign and return a Vaccination Attestation Form prior to attending the event. Please complete the form in advance of the event (an electronic signature will suffice) and submit the form to Wendy Jackson.

Cancellations received by the CLE Service Center at least 72 hours prior to the event date will be refunded the registration fee minus a $25 administrative fee; requests received after that time are granted at the discretion of the section.

For questions regarding the event please contact Jonathan Goodling.

For registration questions, please contact the OSB CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413, (800) 452-8260, ext. 413, or via email.