MHCO Seminars are acknowledged to be the best in the manufactured home community industry.
All seminars qualify for Oregon Real Estate License Credit.
MHCO represents nearly 500 manufactured home communities in Oregon. In addition to MHCO advocacy for landlords, MHCO's legal staff has been responsible for drafting pro-landlord legislation for over a decade. Our seminar leaders are experts in the manufactured housing community industry. They will cover ORS Chapter 90, the legal guideline for Oregon's manufactured home community management. The MHCO seminars will cover a wide range of 'hot topics' and will allow ample time for you to share your community problems and successes as well as ample Q & A time. The speakers will cover a broad range of management concerns and fair housing issues. MHCO's continuing goal is to help you improve the way you do business every day by offering quality instruction on Oregon and Federal law while increasing and improving your management professionalism and effectiveness.
June 10, 2020 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Speakers: Bjorn Hess, Mark Busch, Bill Miner
June 17, 2020 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Speaker: Phil Querin, MHCO Counsel
Breakfast, snacks and beverages included. Check-in begins at 7:30 am.
Mark L. Busch
Attorney - Mark L. Busch, P.C.
Mark Busch has made his career providing top quality legal representation for landlord-owners as they navigate the complicated waters of landlord-tenant law. Mark personally handles each case in order to ensure that you receive the personal benefit of his years of extensive experience in the field while always working to keep your costs to a minimum.
Mark Busch completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Idaho. He completed his jurisprudence studies at the Willamette College of Law in Salem, Oregon. Mark was admitted to the Oregon Bar in 1991. He also successfully passed the California bar exam and was admitted there in 2013.
Mark has continued to refine his skills in landlord-tenant relations and has established himself as one of the premier and most effective landlord-tenant attorneys in Oregon. Mark opened his own practice in 2000 after spending eight years honing his craft in a Portland-based law firm. Since then, he has made it his mission to focus exclusively on the complicated field of landlord-tenant relations and specifically turned his attention to protecting landlord rights.
Whether in mediation, arbitration hearings, or actual trials, Mark has expertly represented countless landlords from start to finish with their cases. From the filing of initial eviction notices to an actual trial, appeal, or committee hearing before the Oregon Legislature, Mr. Busch is there to ensure that your rights as a landlord and property owner are upheld.
Attorney - Hazen Hess, PLLC
Bjorn Hess is a founding member and partner of Hazen Hess, PLLC. Bjorn is a Washington native who believes that people from all walks of life need strong advocates to stand up for them. While attending the University of Washington Bjorn worked as a legislative intern for United States Senator Maria Cantwell in Washington, D.C. Bjorn has been called a beast as a defense attorney and successfully won cases alleging criminal misconduct of his clients - earning not guilty verdicts on multiple count informations. Bjorn is a strong advocate who will not back down to the State or its agents to defend his clients. Bjorn completed his Doctor of Jurisprudence and Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning at Texas Tech University. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, estate planning and landlord tenant law.
William D. Miner
Attorney - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Bill Miner focuses his practice on assisting his clients in litigating at the trial court level of state and federal courts and private arbitration. Bill handles a broad range of litigation matters including contract disputes, construction lien disputes, collection of debts, residential and commercial real estate disputes, title/boundary disputes and disputes relating to wills and trusts. Mr. Miner is accomplished in real estate litigation including quiet title actions, timber trespass, commercial tenancy disputes (representing both commercial landlords and tenants), residential tenancy disputes involving manufactured home communities and floating home communities (only representing landlords) and trust litigation, including breach of trust, removal of trustees and Will contests. Mr. Miner also advises businesses and individuals on real property matters including landlord-tenant issues, titles, boundaries and real estate transactions.
Querin Law LLC
Phillip C. Querin has practiced real estate law since 1972 and manufactured housing law since 1985. Currently, he has a solo practice, Querin Law LLC, with offices in Portland and Bend, Oregon. He previously was a partner at the international law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine for 25 years, where his practice consisted primarily of real estate litigation and transactional matters. During 15 of the years with Davis Wright Tremaine, Mr. Querin co-chaired the firm-wide Real Estate Litigation Practice Group and was chair of the Real Estate Practice Group for the Portland office.
Mr. Querin graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Oregon, and went on to graduate from the University's School of Law. He has authored and co-authored real estate chapters in the Oregon State Bar's Continuing Education Publications ("CLE "), as well as chapters for private continuing education publishers. He is a member of the Oregon Bar's Real Estate and Land Use Section, its Litigation Section, and it's Debtor-Creditor Section. He is also a member of the American Bar Association as well as its Real Estate and Litigation Committees.
Mr. Querin is intimately involved with the Oregon manufactured housing industry, having served nearly 16 years as legal counsel for MHCO, where he is responsible for drafting its landlord-tenant forms and representing its interests on all legal matters. Phil currently represents many manufactured housing communities, advising and assisting them on legal and compliance issues. He also drafts legislation for MHCO during the legislative sessions. Mr. Querin also represents the Portland Metropolitan Association of Realtors® and Oregon Real Estate Forms, LLC, the statewide forms provider for Realtors® throughout the state.