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WEST VIRGINIA DILAPIDATED BUILDINGS AND ABANDONED PROPERTIES: FROM LIABILITY TO VIABILITY - CD SEMINAR - (1290-1524)WEST VIRGINIA DILAPIDATED BUILDINGS AND ABANDONED PROPERTIES: FROM LIABILITY TO VIABILITY - CD SEMINAR - (1290-1524)
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WEST VIRGINIA DILAPIDATED BUILDINGS AND ABANDONED PROPERTIES:
FROM LIABILITY TO VIABILITY
Recorded Thursday, May 14, 2015


 
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
Jared B. Anderson, Land Use Attorney
Jesse J. Richardson, Lead Land Use Attorney
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 Project
- 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
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
 
This seminar is accredited for 7.1 WV MCLE credits, including 1.0 Ethics credits.