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Timothy Gartin's Presentations

How to Make Effective Oral Presentations of Research Reports. 
Iowa State University. Civil Engineering Department.
February 8, 2000; March 5, 2007; September 17, 2008; September 16, 2009; November 17, 2010; January 26, 2011; October 19, 2011; February 24, 2015; November 4, 2015.

Confidentiality, Gifts from Clients, and Client Records as Evidence.
Qualicare Home Health, L.C. Seminar, Ames. November 15, 2000.

The Roots of American Law and an American General Law Practice.
KazGoo University Law School and KazGooAh University Law School, Almaty, Kazakhstan, March 19-21, 2002.

The Mental Health Commitment Process.
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Central Iowa.
Ames, Iowa, May 21, 2002.

Iowa Real Estate Title Law: Problems and Solutions.
Main speaker in seminar on title examination and title problems.
Sponsored by National Business Institute.
Des Moines, Iowa, July 14, 2004.

Real Estate Title Examination in Iowa.
Co-speaker in seminar on title examination and curing real estate title problems.
Sponsored by National Business Institute.
Des Moines, Iowa, December 6, 2004.

Common Real Estate Title Problems.
Co-speaker in Judicial / Attorney Seminar.
Sponsored by Story County Legal Aid.
Ames, Iowa, April 29, 2005.

Iowa Real Estate Transactions Made Painless and Efficient.
Co-speaker in seminar on conveying real estate, title issues, and closings.
Sponsored by National Business Institute.
Des Moines, Iowa, June 17, 2005.

Introduction to Residential Real Estate Transactions.
Nuts & Bolts Seminar, a seminar designed for new attorneys.
Sponsored by Young Lawyers Division of the Iowa State Bar Association.
Des Moines, Iowa, October 5, 2005; October 4, 2006; October 4, 2007; October 16, 2008; October 14, 2009; October 14, 2010; October 14, 2011; October 15, 2012; October 31, 2013, October 28, 2014; October 5, 2015; October 20, 2016.

Iowa Real Estate Title Update 2005.
Co-speaker in seminar.  Spoke on real estate closings, overview of real estate title examination in Iowa, and curing title problems.
Sponsored by Half Moon Seminars.
West Des Moines, Iowa, November 18, 2005.

Iowa Real Estate Title: Identifying Defects and Finding Solutions.
Co-speaker in seminar on conveying real estate, title issues, and ethics.
Sponsored by National Business Institute.
Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, Iowa, December 7 and 8, 2005.

Conveyancing Issues Created by Dissolution Decrees.
Co-speaker. Story County Bar Association Judicial Attorney Forum.
Ames, Iowa, January 20, 2006.

Purchase agreements and real estate closings.
Co-speaker. First-Time Home Buyers Seminar.
Sponsored by City of Ames, Iowa.
Ames, Iowa, February 18, March 25, and June 10, 2006; January 27, 2007.

Basic Estate Planning: Wills, powers of attorney, living wills, and asset ownership considerations.
Sponsored by First National Bank.
Ames, Iowa, May 10, 2006; March 27, 2007; July 30, 2008; and March 18, 2009; July 21, 2011.

Curing Residential Real Estate Title Defects: Conveyancing Issues Created by Dissolution Decrees and Curing Title Problems.
Co-speaker. Sponsored by National Business Institute.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, August 24, 2006.

Legal Issues Involving Nonprofit Corporation Boards of Directors
Habitat for Humanity Statewide Training.
Ames, Iowa, October 14, 2006.

Real Estate Law Advanced Issues and Answers.
Co-speaker. Liens on Real Property.
Sponsored by National Business Institute.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, November 6, 2006.

Real Estate Closings – Beyond the Basics
Second Annual Title Guaranty Conference
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, November 15, 2006.

Residential Landlord-Tenant Law
Rental Assistance Program.
Sponsored by City of Ames, Iowa.
Ames, Iowa, November 16 and December 19, 2006; February 20, 2007.

Resolving Real Estate Title Defects: Purchase agreements, Title Examination, Ethical Considerations, Curing Title Problems.
Co-speaker. Sponsored by National Business Institute.
Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, Iowa, December 11 and 12, 2006.

Legal Ethics, Solutions to the Most Common Challenges: Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
Co-speaker. Sponsored by National Business Institute.
Des Moines, Iowa, December 21, 2006 and December 19, 2007.

Real Estate Closings in Iowa
Iowa Title Guaranty Regional Academy
West Des Moines, Bettendorf, Cedar Falls, Sioux City, Iowa, April 24 and 25, and May 8 and 10, 2007.

Residential Real Estate Closing Issues
Iowa State Bar Association Annual Meeting
Des Moines, Iowa, June 20, 2007.

Introduction to Real Estate Transactions.
Fall Seminar.
Sponsored by Legal Support Professionals of Iowa.
Ames, Iowa, September 22, 2007.

Ethical Issues Facing Real Estate Attorneys
Panel Moderator
Third Annual Title Guaranty Conference
West Des Moines, Iowa, November 15, 2007.

Estate Planning Where a Family Member Has a Mental Illness.
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Central Iowa.
Ames, Iowa, December 18, 2007.

Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest.
Drake Law School Real Estate Seminar.
Des Moines, Iowa, March 7, 2008.

Mortgage Fraud, Top 10 Issues Facing Attorneys & Abstractors, and Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest.
Iowa Title Guaranty Regional Academy
Mason City, Iowa City, Des Moines, and Sioux City, Iowa, April 22, 23, and 24, and May 7, 2008.

Top 10 Conveyancing Issues for Realtors
Central Iowa Board of Realtors
Ames, Iowa, June 11, 2008.

Landlord-Tenant Law Update and Approaches to Common Problems
Iowa Crime Free Multi-Housing Program
Ames Police Department
Ames, Iowa, August 11, 2008 and October 20, 2008.

Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
Sponsored by National Business Institute.
Telephone seminar, December 19, 2008.

Technical Communication for Civil Engineers
Co-instructor for 400-level class
Iowa State University. Civil Engineering Department.
January to February 2009.

Mortgage Fraud and Other Issues
Legislative and Regulatory Issues Conference.
Sponsored by Iowa Credit Union League
Des Moines, Iowa, February 18, 2009.

Introduction to Title Examination
Bridge-the-Gap
Sponsored by the Iowa Bar Association.
Des Moines, Iowa, May 8, 2009.

Top Ten Title Issues
Iowa Title Guaranty Regional Academy
Iowa City, Sioux City, and West Des Moines, Iowa.
April 22, May 12, and 14, 2009.

An Introduction to the History of Law and Politics in the U.S.
Presentation to international students.
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
July 9, 2009.

Top Ten Title Issues
Iowa Title Guaranty Settlement Agent Seminar
Des Moines, Iowa, October 14, 2009.

Legal Ethics: Solutions to the Most Common Challenges
Co-speaker. Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
Sponsored by National Business Institute.
Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, December 14 and 15, 2009.

Title and Closing Issues for Abstractors
Iowa Land Title Association Annual Convention
West Des Moines, Iowa, May 3, 2010.

Real Estate in a Depressed Market
Bridge-the-Gap
Sponsored by the Iowa Bar Association.
Des Moines, Iowa, May 7, 2010.

Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
Iowa Real Property Law        
Sponsored by the University of Iowa School of Law.
October 21, 2011.

Issues on Conveying Real Estate from Entities.
Drake Law School Real Estate Seminar.
Sponsored by Drake Law School.
Des Moines, Iowa, March 23, 2012.

Moderator for Ethics Panel
Seminar for Abstractors and Attorneys
Sponsored by Iowa Title Guaranty
Des Moines, Iowa, April 19, 2012.

Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest.
Iowa State Bar Association Annual Meeting
Des Moines, Iowa, June 20, 2012.

Ethics in Real Estate Transactions
Seminar for Realtors and Lenders
Sponsored by Iowa Title Guaranty
Des Moines, Iowa, September 5, 2012.

Ethical Issues Facing Real Estate Attorneys
Panel Moderator
Annual Title Guaranty Conference
Coralville, Iowa, November 15, 2012.

Restrictive Covenants for the Title Examiner
Drake Law School Real Estate Seminar.
Des Moines, Iowa, March 15, 2013.

The Mechanic’s Lien and Notice Registry for Contractors
Sponsored by South Story Bank & Trust
Huxley, Iowa, March 27, 2013.

Best Practices for Closing Agents Panel
Panel Moderator
Title Guaranty Settlement Service Workshop
Altoona, Iowa, June 11, 2013.

Ethics in Real Estate Transactions
Housing Iowa Conference - seminar for realtors and lenders
Sponsored by Iowa Finance Authority.
Coralville, Iowa, September 5, 2013.

Family Law, Foreclosures, and Real Property Issues
Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
Agricultural Law Seminar
Sponsored by the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation
Ames, Iowa, September 12, 2013.

Veterinary Ethics
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ames, Iowa, September 24, 2013; September 23, 2014; and September 22, 2015; and October 11, 2016.

Restrictive Covenants for the Title Examiner and Underutilized Tools of a Real Estate Lawyer
Agricultural Law Seminar
Sponsored by the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation
Ames, Iowa, September 11, 2014.

Ethical Issues Facing Real Estate Attorneys
Panel Moderator
Annual Title Guaranty Conference
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, November 13, 2014.

More Than Just “Don’ts”: A Review of the Aspirational Rules of Professional Conduct.
Iowa Real Property Law        
Sponsored by the University of Iowa School of Law
Iowa City, Iowa, September 25, 2015.

Closing Residential Loans under the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rules and Title Issues.
South Central Iowa Land Title Association Regional Meeting
Indianola, Iowa, September 30, 2015.

More Than Just “Don’ts”: A Review of the Aspirational Rules of
Professional Conduct.
Sponsored by Story County Bar Association, November 2, 2015.

Closing Residential Loans under the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rules and Title Issues.
Land Update for Land Realtors
Sponsored by Accredited Land Consultants.
Iowa Association of Realtors, Clive, Iowa, November 30, 2015.

Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest.
Tax School.
Sponsored by the Iowa Bar Association, Des Moines, Iowa,
December 3, 2015.

More Than Just “Don’ts”: A Review of the Aspirational Rules of Professional Conduct.
Sponsored by the Iowa Bar Association, December 31, 2015.
Changes in Settlement Practices for Residential Real Estate Closing

Drake Law School Real Estate Seminar.
Sponsored by Drake Law School.
Des Moines, Iowa, March 4, 2016.

More Than Just “Don’ts”: A Review of the Aspirational Rules of
Professional Conduct.
Lawyers Chautauqua
Okoboji, Iowa, June 4, 2016.

The Ouderkirk case: The ethics of advising clients on asset protection measures.
Iowa Real Property Law        
Sponsored by the University of Iowa School of Law, September 9, 2016.

Attorney - abstractor issues.
South Central Iowa Land Title Association Regional Meeting
Madrid, Iowa, September 22, 2016.

Ethical Issues Facing Real Estate Attorneys
Panel Moderator
Title Guaranty Annual Conference
Cedar Rapids, November 15, 2016.

The Ouderkirk case: The ethics of advising clients on asset protection measures.
Story County Bar Association Judicial Attorney Forum.
Ames, Iowa, January 27, 2017.

When technical objections should cloud title under Iowa Land Title Standard 1.1
Drake Law School Real Estate Seminar.
Sponsored by Drake Law School
Des Moines, Iowa, March 24, 2017.

The Ouderkirk case: The ethics of advising clients on asset protection measures.
Lawyers Chautauqua
Okoboji, Iowa, June 1, 2017.

Overview of Residential Real Estate Transactions
Iowa State Bar Association Annual Meeting
Des Moines, Iowa, June 21, 2017.

More Than Just “Don’ts”: A Review of the Aspirational Rules of
Professional Conduct.
Professional Advisor Conference
Sponsored by the Iowa State University Foundation, August 30, 2017.

Overview of Residential Real Estate Transactions
Iowa Paralegal Association Annual Meeting
Johnston, Iowa, September 22, 2017.

Changing the world through civic involvement
Iowa State University Honors Program Solon
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, October 13, 2017.

Easement issues for engineering consulting firms and municipalities
Annual Survey Conference
Iowa Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, October 18, 2017.

When technical objections should cloud title under Iowa Land Title Standard 1.1
Iowa Title Guaranty Annual Conference
Des Moines, Iowa, November 8, 2017.

Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
Sponsored by the Iowa Bar Association
Des Moines, Iowa, December 29, 2017.

Examination issues with easements
Panel Moderator
Drake Law School Real Estate Seminar.
Sponsored by Drake Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, March 23, 2018.

When technical objections should cloud title under Iowa Land Title Standard 1.1
Lawyers Chautauqua
Sponsored by Buena Vista County Bar Association
Okoboji, Iowa, May 31 to June 1, 2018.

Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
Professional Advisor Conference
Sponsored by the Iowa State University Foundation
Ames, Iowa, August 29, 2018.

Identifying and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
Iowa Real Property Law        
Sponsored by the University of Iowa School of Law
Iowa City, Iowa, September 7, 2018.

Overview of Residential Real Estate Transactions
Solo and Small Law Firm Committee for the Polk County Bar Association
Des Moines, December 20, 2018.

Confidentiality: A review of the rules and cases
Sponsored by the Iowa Bar Association
Des Moines, Iowa, December 28, 2018.

Reflections on the Life of Corrie Ten Boom
Ames Area Homeschool High School Graduation Commencement
Ames, Iowa, May 5, 2019

Examination issues with easements
Panel Moderator
Iowa State Bar Association Annual Meeting
Des Moines, Iowa, June 11, 2019.

Restrictive Covenants for Realtors

Land Update for Professionals
Sponsored by Hertz Farm Management
Nevada, Iowa, August 13, 2019.

An Introduction to Statutory Interpretation
Drake Law School Real Estate Seminar
Sponsored by Drake Law School
Des Moines, Iowa, May 1, 2020.

Remarks on Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address
Ames Area Homeschool High School Graduation Commencement
Ames, Iowa, May 15, 2021

Top Real Estate Traps
Bridge-the-Gap
Sponsored by the Iowa Bar Association.
Des Moines, Iowa, September 9, 2021.

Upcoming                                          

Advising organizations and entities: A review of the rules and cases
Sponsored by the Iowa Bar Association
Des Moines, Iowa, December 31, 2021.
Homestead in Iowa

Drake Law School Real Estate Seminar
Sponsored by Drake Law School
Des Moines, Iowa, April 2022.

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