Legal Seminar

December 3-4, 2020 - Austin, Texas 

The IAAO 41st Annual Legal Seminar will be held in Austin, Texas on December 3-4, 2020 and will cover legal topics of interest to members of the assessment and property tax industry.



Due to safety protocols and social distancing guidelines in Austin, we have reached max capacity for the Legal Seminar at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown, and sold out. If you are interested in being placed on a waiting list for registration in the event an attendee may cancel, please contact Leann Ritter at

Hotel Info Page    Seminar Brochure


Please see the agenda page for more details on sessions.


The seminar will take place at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown. The room rate for attendees is $211 per night, plus various taxes. For more information, see the hotel page.

Scholarships available

The IAAO Scholarship Fund exists for the purpose of promoting ad valorem appraisal professionalism and the Scholarship Fund is available to all IAAO members who need financial assistance to attend IAAO educational activities, including the Legal Seminar.

The application can be found on the IAAO website under the Resources menu and must be submitted no later than 30 days prior to the event. The maximum award for this event is $1,250 per recipient. Contact Ashley Lathrop with questions at

Recertification Credit

IAAO Professional Designees can earn recertification credit. If you are participating in other recertification and continuing education programs, please bring the forms or letters to the seminar. We cannot guarantee that the credits will be honored by other entities.

CLE hours

Attorneys will receive a uniform certificate of attendance on the second day of the seminar for filing with their state. IAAO will seek approval for other states that are requested by the October 2 deadline.

Please indicate state(s) and attorney registration number when you register online or on the registration form. IAAO cannot guarantee that states will approve the seminar for CLE accreditation.