Closings Gone Bad: Navigating Failed Real Estate Transactions

Date: September 18 2019 CLE Credits: 2 General

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Course Description

Live Webcast - September 18, 2019

  • 10:00-12:15pm PST / 11:00-1:15pm MST / 12:00-2:15pm CST / 1:00-3:15pm EST

The purpose of this course is to help transactional real estate attorneys protect their clients and position them to prevail in litigation if it looks like a real estate closing is going bad. We will be discussing both sides of the transaction.



  • Sean Scapellato
    Sean Scapellato has lived in Charleston since 1996. He has 23 years experience in education, 10 in real estate, and practices law in the areas of business formation and regulatory compliance, real estate, property disputes, landlord-tenant issues, collections, wills and estate planning, educational law, and traffic accidents involving tractor-trailers. He holds degrees from Furman University (B.A.), Austin Peay State University (M.A. magna cum laude), and Charleston School of Law (J.D. cum laude).

    Sean has a strong interest in real estate closings, property issues, and helping small business owners, young people, and professionals in areas of service (teachers, police, fire, nurses, etc.). A writer and speaker by training, he is a strong advocate for his clients and works to stay current his fields of interest.

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      • 2 General Credits
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    1. Determining whether there has been a breach
    2. How to put the counterparty in breach if they are failing to perform
    3. Preserving client’s right to specific performance
    4. Understanding how decisions made during closing can bind clients to remedies in litigation
    5. Documenting the closing process to prevail in litigation on either side

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