Professor Wilson Elected Treasurer of AALS Real Estate Transactions Section
Professor Lloyd T. (Tom) Wilson was elected treasurer of the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on Real Estate Transactions at the January 2006 meeting in Washington, D.C. Wilson was originally elected to the executive committee of the AALS section when it was first formed in Atlanta in January 2004. At the 2005 meeting in San Francisco, he was re-elected for a second term. The real estate law section focuses on issues relating to land use and regulation, including smart growth responses to urban sprawl, revitalization of brownfields, mixed-use developments, affordable housing, the effects of gentrification, tax increment financing, securitization of mortgages, predatory lending, and mass transit-based development.
Wilson is Associate Professor of Law and has served as Director of the Central and Eastern European Law Summer Program. An expert in real estate law, he also has taught business law courses for the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University – Bloomington. In 2000, 2002, and 2005 Professor Wilson taught business and commercial law courses to Hungarian M.B.A. students at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
In 2004, Professor Wilson was the featured guest lecturer in the Law, Ethics, & Business module in the M.B.A. program at the International Graduate Business School in Zagreb, Croatia. The IGBS was established in January of 2004 as a partnership between Kelly School of Business and the Institute of Economics in Zagreb. While in Zagreb, Professor Wilson also met with the dean and several professors at the University of Zagreb School of Law to establish the law school’s summer study program involving the University of Zagreb and Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, which is now held annually near Dubrovnik, Croatia.