Section Meeting - In-House/Corporate Law/Real Estate

  • 17 Jan 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (PST)
  • First American, 4 First American Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707


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Evolution of U.S. Land Registry - The Journey Towards World Dominance

Presented by: Zachary Zaharek, Esq.

Join in a fun, entertaining, and educational presentation that includes movie and podcast clips from The Founder (story of McDonald's Ray Kroc) and BBC's 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy. Ever wonder how the U.S. developed its land registry? Listen and learn about a U.S. Supreme Court decision, The Wild West, Barbed Wire, and much, much more!

Speaker Biography: Zaharek is employed by First American Financial Corporation.  Currently, Zaharek is Division Vice President, Senior Corporate Counsel.  

Currently, Zaharek teaches at the University of California, Irvine’s Paralegal extension program. He teaches Intellectual Property and Business Law.  In 2006, Zaharek was awarded Distinguished Instructor of the Year.  Zaharek speaks regularly before the Orange County Paralegal Association.  Since 2005, Zaharek has sat on the University of California, Irvine’s Curriculum Advisory Council.

Zaharek is Past President of the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel - America (ACCA).  ACCA is the largest in-house bar association in the country. Zaharek is also a Director and Treasurer of the Public Records Industry Association. 

OCPA is a State Bar of California Approved MCLE provider and certifies that this seminar qualifies for MCLE CREDIT 1.0.

Event Fee: $10.00 for OCPA members, $20.00 for non-members and $20.00 for all walk-ins who have not pre-registered online (both members and non-members) IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE. Walk-ins are on a first come first serve basis.

Location: First American, 4 First American Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707

Parking: Free.

Refreshments will be provided thanks to First American Data Tree.

Please note that OCPA does not accept checks or cash as a form of payment. Please log in to your OCPA account to submit electronic payment via credit card, debit card or PayPal. 


*Space is limited for all OCPA events, so please submit your reservation via this website event. Walk-ins are welcome on a first come first serve basis if space is available.

*Cancellation Policy - If you need to cancel your reservation, please e-mail In-House/Corporate Section Chair, Lindsay Soule at No refunds will be issued. Credit for a future meeting will be held in your OCPA account which may be applied to future meetings if your cancellation is received no less than 48 hours prior to the event.

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