Ethical Considerations for Surveyors Seminar

  • 30 Apr 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Sponsored by the 



Ethical   Considerations  for  Surveyors

Presenter: D. Robert (Rob) Davidson, Esq., PLS

Date:  Saturday April 30th, 2016     

Time:  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Doors open at 8:30 AM

LOCATIONPenn State University Wilkes-Barre Campus - Nesbitt Academic Commons Building, T-103 

Description:  Ethical Considerations for Surveyors

Legal Obligations, Ethics and Professional Responsibility

  • Continuing Education Requirements
  • What is a Professional?
  • Engineers, Land Surveyor, and Geologist Registration Law
  • Code of Ethics
  • Misconduct
  • Methods of Practice for Professional Land Surveyors
  • Principles of Professional Conduct
  • Recent State Registration Board Actions
  • Filing a Complaint with the State Registration Board
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law
  • Legal Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Stature of Limitations
  • Professional Liability
  • Destruction of a survey monument
  • Trespassing – Surveyor Right of Entry

Cost:   $50.00  for PSLS Members

           $60.00  for non-members

Make checks payable to:  “Northeast Chapter, PSLS”

Please include your full registration name and number on the check.

Your certificate will be issued at the end of the seminar for 4 hours, (4 PDH’s)

Mail to:  William E. Heller, 304 St. John’s Road, Wapwallopen, PA 18660

Any questions call me at (570) 956-7891 or email me at

We are providing free Coffee, Tea and Donuts

Presenter bio: D. ROBERT (Rob) DAVIDSON is an attorney with the RHP Law Group where he focuses on real estate, zoning, land use, permitting, right of ways and easements. He also practices in estate planning and business succession with an emphasis on agriculture and agribusiness. He served as corporate council for AgChoice Farm Credit Agricultural Credit Association where he provided legal support to Pennsylvania's largest agricultural lender. Here he served as the Standards of Conduct Officer and was responsible for title examinations.  Rob previously served as special assistant to the Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture and Chief of Land Use and Natural Resources for the Department of Agriculture where he worked with the permitting of agricultural facilities, Right to Farm and ACRE laws, and the State's Agricultural Conservation Easement Purchase Program. He served on Governor Rendell’s Marcellus Shale Executive Committee and developed an OGM leasing guide for farmers, policies for leases on preserved farmland, and legislation related to leases on “Clean and Green” properties. Prior to joining the Department, Rob worked in zoning, planning and code enforcement for rural local government and as a surveyor and project manager for a civil engineering firm. He is certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection as a Sewage Enforcement Officer (SEO), is a Pennsylvania licensed Land Surveyor (PLS), and is recognized as a Certified Planner by the American Planning Association (AICP). Rob received his B.A. degree in Land Use Planning from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. degree from Widener University School of Law

Cancellations:  If you are unable to attend we will apply your fee to our next seminar.

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