CORE LAW for the Commercial Real Estate Professional

CORE LAW for the Commercial Real Estate Professional – Presented jointly by NAIOP, ACAR, and SIOR on Wednesday, December 11th, this three-hour class will focus entirely on developments in commercial real estate law, filled with true stories and real-world examples and meaningful take-aways for your commercial real estate practice.

3 Real Estate CE Hours (applied for)

Fulfills mandatory Core Law requirements for Real Estate Licenses

Program Overview
I.     Maximizing Recovery of Real Estate Commissions
– Contracts for Payment of Commissions
– Most Common Counter Arguments
– Referral Fees and Out of State Brokerage
– Brokers Liens including recent expansion of the law

II.    How to Stay Out of Trouble
– Duties of Agents
– Disclosures: including recent legislative amendments and status of legislative initiatives
– Exceeding the Scope of Responsibility

Presented By: Michael J. Sikora III, Sikora Law LLC and Omni Title LLC

Michael J. Sikora III (“Mike”) founded and operates Sikora Law LLC, a boutique law firm that handles real estate matters throughout Ohio and Michigan. Sikora Law’s clients include commercial brokers, property management companies, title insurance companies, developers, and owners of commercial real estate.

Mike was named an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2005, Mike received the Ohio Land Title Association President’s Award. Mike was named Member of the Year of the Northern Ohio Chapter of NAIOP in 2008. Mike received the 40 Under 40 distinction by Crain’s Cleveland Business in 2011. The Ohio State Bar Association Real Property Section named Mike a member of its Section Council in 2010. He now seeks to improve Ohio real estate law through his handling of cases and legislative initiatives.

Mike is a licensed title insurance agent. He owns and operates Omni Title LLC, which focuses on commercial real estate transactions. Mike is also licensed by the State of Ohio as a Real Estate Salesperson—inactive status. Mike grew up in a family of real estate brokers and agents in the Cleveland area, which gives him a special connection to his commercial real estate brokerage client base.


Members: $35 (NAIOP, ACAR, SIOR)

Non-Members: $50

For CE credits, please provide your license number when you register or send the information to

ACAR – Cleveland office
Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS (formerly Cleveland Area Board of REALTORS)
5633 Brecksville Road
Independence, Ohio 44131


  • 7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. Program Commencement
  • 11:15 a.m. Adjourn

Please register by December 4, 2013.

~ No shows will be billed. ~



One response to “CORE LAW for the Commercial Real Estate Professional

  1. Rebecca Schramm says:

    I am interested in becoming a commercial realtor, am currently selling residential. I am not locating a venue for training except this class. Could you please advise me?

    Thank you,

    Becky Schramm

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