RPA - Law and Risk Management

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
9:00 AM (EDT)
to Friday, October 9, 2020 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
5 Seats Remaining
5 Seats Remaining

This is a virtual-live-instructor-led course

Law and Risk Management presents information about torts, contracts, employer/employee relations, property rights, leasing and conveyancing, and environmental law and insurance. It also discusses the insurance market, different types of insurance policies, and the claims adjustment process. Reading this material will provide you with a foundation in the basic principles of law and risk management, thus helping you deal with everyday legal and risk issues surrounding your business.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the issues surrounding contracting law
  • Explain the legal aspects of real estate financing
  • Understand environmental law and land use
  • Identify potential legal liability situations
  • Formulate effective loss control programs
  • Understand insurance policies needed to help protect your company from potential liability claims
  • Describe how underwriting for insurance affects your coverage
  • Provide comprehensive employee benefit plans


Key topic areas:

conveying and financing real estate  contracts  property interests  premises liability  environmental law and concerns  employment relationships and agency  introduction to risk management  insurance company operations  principles of insurance and insurable risk  general liability insurance and employee benefit plans  loss exposures

Applies to:

RPA® designation

Important Notes 

  • All books will be printed and available on the first day of the course
  • New students enrolling in the designation incur an additional $225 fee
  • Current designation holders enrolling in a second designation program incur an additional $100 fee
  • Students taking this course for CPD credit incur an additional charge of $100


Registration closes September 18th, 2020!

Any student registering after September 18th will incur a $50 fee.


5 Seats Remaining
5 Seats Remaining

This course is uniquely taught by three instructors:



Nathan J. Bresee | Director 

Mr. Bresee is a co-chair of the Firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. His practice primarily concentrates in complex commercial and real estate litigation in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Previously, Nathan had an active trial practice in Silver Spring, Maryland where he defended civil litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia involving tort and insurance coverage matters.

Nathan joined Jackson & Campbell, P.C. in 2013 and in 2017 he was elevated to the position of Director. He obtained his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2007. During law school, Nathan worked for the District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hearings, and for Lindner & Associates, P.C., a District of Columbia law firm focusing on commercial transactions and real estate. Prior to law school, Nathan served as a paralegal for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia from 2001-2004.

Super Lawyers Magazine has named Nathan a Super Lawyer: Rising Star from 2014 to 2019. He also serves on the board of the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras.

Mr. Glaser is a Director with the General Litigation and Trial and Real Estate Practice Groups at Jackson & Campbell, P.C.



Christopher A. Glaser | Director

Chris represents closely held companies and small business owners in a cross-section of industries in an array of disputes in the federal and state courts in the Washington Metropolitan Area. He concentrates his litigation practice on complex commercial and business disputes, non-competition and non-disclosure agreements, and real estate/construction matters. As an experienced problem-solver for his clients, Chris identifies areas of potential liability and helps manage his client’s exposure to risks and to improve their business.

Chris is a frequent lecturer, including teaching a multi-day course on law and risk management for a regional real estate developer with a portfolio in excess of $1.5 billion. In 2016, Chris was appointed as the Chair of the Judicial Evaluation Committee of The District of Columbia Bar. He continues to serve on the Fairfax County Industrial Development Authority, a position he was selected for in 2009 by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Chris has an active pro bono practice in which he focuses on assisting active members of the armed forces and local community groups.

Chris is an active member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia, State of Maryland, and District of Columbia as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, the District of Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is admitted to practice in, and has appeared before, the United States Circuit Courts for the Fourth Circuit, District of Columbia Circuit and the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court. 


Mike McConnell, CPM RPA  

Mike McConnell recently retired from Highwoods Properties, a commercial Real Estate Investment Trust, where he served as the Director of Asset Management. He was responsible for a 2.2 million square feet portfolio of Class-A office properties located in Orlando, FL.

During his career Mike has managed and leased all property types including office, residential, retail and owner associations. His specialty is in the commercial office arena and he has served institutional, corporate and individual clients. Mike has been a BOMI instructor for over 10 years and is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management’s faculty.

He holds the Certified Property Manager and Real Property Administrator designations. Mr. McConnell has published articles in the Journal of Property Management and has been active in BOMA and IREM.


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