Legal Seminar

December 2-3, 2021 -  Fort Lauderdale, Florida 

The IAAO 42nd Annual Legal Seminar will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on December 2-3, 2021 and will cover legal topics of interest to members of the assessment and property tax industry. 

Call for Papers

The Legal Task Force is seeking qualified professionals to present on topics of interest to attorneys and assessors. Possible topics include but are not limited to the following categories: unique valuation problems, effective representation, courtroom technology, public policy, appeal processes, public relations, and ethics. Submission deadline for the 200-word abstract is March 31, 2021. Send submissions to Leann Ritter (

Due to Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirements, speakers must submit a completed written paper or detailed outline by October 1, 2021 which will be reviewed by various state MCLE commissions. A final paper will be provided to all attendees in a bound spiral notebook at the seminar. PowerPoint slides cannot be accepted for the MCLE review process; however, PowerPoint slides are welcomed at the seminar itself. Speakers who cannot meet this deadline will not be considered.

For more information, contact the Legal Task Force Chair, Bobby Lee, Esq., AAS ( or the Legal Task Force staff liaison, Leann Ritter (

Submit a Presentation

Please download the submission form prior to completing.


Details will be available in May, 2021. 


The seminar will take place at The Dalmar Hotel.