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  • 05/08/2017
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Max Dale's, 2030 Riverside Dr., Mount Vernon, WA


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SCBA Monthly Meeting / Free CLE

Joint CLE with Skagit/Whatcom CPAs

1.0 General Credit

1031 Exchanges

When:   Monday, 05/08/2017   -   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location:   Max Dale's Chop House, 2030 Riverside Dr. Mount Vernon

Gale Hickok of Guardian Title in Mount Vernon will present on the challenges that arise in 1031 Exchanges in Real Property transactions, and the issues facing practitioners.


This CLE is free.  SCBA members will receive 1.0 WSBA General Credit.

Non-members are welcome to attend but will not receive credit. 

Light Appetizers served. No-host bar.

Gale Hickok is General Manager/President of Guardian Northwest Title Company, formerly Skagit County Title Company, which previously did business as First American Title of Skagit and Island County. Guardian’s primary business is to issue title insurance policies for its underwriter First American Title Insurance. Guardian also closes real estate transactions, as an escrow closer.

    Gale also serves as the President and General Manager of SEAS, dba First American Exchange of Skagit County, a wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian. This subsidiary conducts facilitation services for IRS Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges. He has been a qualified facilitator since 1988.

     He is both a State of Washington LPO (Limited Practice Officer) and a CES (Certified Exchange Specialist) with the Federal Exchange Association for 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges, each of which requires 10 hours per year of continuing education. He is a current Board Member of the Washington Land Title Association and previously served as President of that association.

     Mr. Hickok holds a Certificate of Instructor Approval for State of Washington, Department of Licensing on Taxation/Real Estate Closing Practices/Business Management.

Hope to see you there!

SCBA CLE Committee

Skagit County Bar Association
PO Box 57, Mount Vernon WA 98273

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