Focus Forward | September 22-23, 2021

NAR Education Program for Association and MLS Counsel

2021 Program Overview

This two-day virtual seminar, Focus Forward, begins with a Professional Standards session on Wednesday, September 22.  Led by experts experienced in navigating professional standards administration and enforcement issues, attendees will gain new insights to help counsel associations through not only the routine, but also the trickiest, Professional Standards situations.

On Thursday, September 23, hear from the NAR Legal Affairs Team on trending industry legal topics, including antitrust issues and compliance, the post-Facebook TCPA landscape, responding to ransomware attacks, how and why to form a tax-exempt organization, an industry litigation update from NAR’s General Counsel Katie Johnson, and more. The session will close with a panel discussion, along with an opportunity for attendees to discuss hot legal issues with colleagues. 

Additional details about the program, along with session materials, will be sent to the email and physical address(es) you provide on your registration form. CLE approval will be sought for Illinois; you will receive a letter of attendance to use in your state to apply for CLE credit. 

If you have any questions, please contact Aimee Crandall, NAR Senior Executive Assistant at (312) 329-8271 or

Note to Legal Counsel

If you have difficulty accessing the registration form, you may need to request a new ID and password. Please download the Guest Login Form and submit via email to

If you are in-house counsel for an association, you can retrieve your Member ID from


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