ETHICS for the Commercial Real Estate Professional

WHEN: December 13, 2017 | 8:00 am - 11:30 am

WHERE: Crowne Centre Office Amphitheater (lower level)

Address: 5005 Rockside Road
Indepencence, OH 44131
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PRICE: $30 Members | $50 Non-Members

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3 Real Estate CE Hours (approved)
Fulfills mandatory Ethics requirements for Real Estate Licensees

Presented jointly by NAIOP, ACAR, CCIM, and SIOR, this three-hour lively and informative program that will focus entirely on developments in commercial real estate ethics, filled with true stories and real-world examples and meaningful take-aways to benefit you and your commercial real estate practice.

Program Overview

I.    Canons of Ethics

II.    Practical Realities of Ethics in Commercial Real Estate

III.   HB 532 and Its Implications on Ethical Dilemmas

IV.   Case Studies

Presented By:

Michael J. Sikora III, Sikora Law LLC and Omni Title LLC

Michael J. Sikora III (“Mike”) founded and operates Sikora Law LLC, which handles real estate matters throughout Ohio.  Sikora Law’s clients include many of the largest commercial real estate brokerages in Ohio, as well as numerous small and mid-sized commercial brokerages.  Sikora Law also represents every title insurance company in Ohio that it wants to represent, as well as developers, and owners of commercial real estate. He has led several significant legislative initiatives that will have profound effects on Ohio real property law.  He has drafted or been involved in drafting three Bills that have become Ohio real estate law, and he and his firm have won 28 appellate cases that have made favorable real estate law on 21 different subjects.

Mike was named an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star six times.  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.  Mike now serves on the Executive Committee of the OSBA Real Property Section Council, and he will serve as Chair from 2021 – 2023.  Mike served as the President of the Northern Ohio Chapter of NAIOP in 2016 (which won the Chapter of the Year Award that year), and he has been on the Board of Trustees of that association for ten years, now serving as its Governmental Affairs Chair.

Mike owns and operates Omni Title LLC, which is a sophisticated commercially focused independent title agency that handles transactions throughout Ohio.  He utilizes his experience resolving literally thousands of title claims for the world’s largest title insurance companies to help Omni’s clients close deals safely and effectively.  Mike is a Past President and Trustee (6 years) of the Ohio Land Title Association and former Chair of the Education Committee (4 years).

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.

Mike has spoken before numerous associations, such as the Ohio Association of Realtors; NAIOP Central Ohio, Southern Ohio and Northern Ohio; the Columbus Board of Realtors; Columbus Apartment Association; Ohio Land Title Association; Ohio State Bar Association; Cincinnati Bar Association; Akron Cleveland Area Realtors; Central Ohio, Northern Ohio SIOR, and Ohio SIOR; Commercial Real Estate Council of Greater Cincinnati; Akron Bar Association; Akron CREW; Medina County Board of Realtors; Southwest Ohio Land Title Association; and the Central Ohio Land Title Association.

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


8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Program
11:30 a.m. Adjourn

Please register by December 6, 2017.

~ No shows will be billed. ~

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