Self-storage owners and managers often encounter challenging legal scenarios that can leave even the most experienced operators scratching their heads. If you have been in a similar situation, then the TSSA Legal Seminar is just the place for you. TSSA Legal Counsel will provide an in-depth review of the basics and will also cover those out-of-the-box circumstances that make you go, “hmmm.” Register now and take the guesswork out of your daily self-storage operations to ensure your facility isn’t making potentially costly legal mistakes.

San Antonio Legal Seminar

May 11, 2023
Marriott San Antonio Airport
77 NE Interstate 410 Loop San Antonio, TX 78216


The deadline for a $129 discounted room rate has passed, but the hotel may provide a limited supply of discounted rooms. To reserve a late hotel room, reserve your room at the hotel website here then email Melissa at with your confirmation number and affiliation with TSSA to discount your hotel reservation rate to $129.

Who Should Attend?

  • New Managers and District Managers who need training on Texas lien law
  • Seasoned Managers and Regional Managers who want to brush up on their knowledge of self-storage laws
  • Owners of single or multiple facilities who are involved in the day-to-day operations
  • Developers who want an in-depth look at the legal situations that will impact your self-storage investment
  • Anyone who has a legal question for TSSA's Legal Counsel
  • Members interested in meeting TSSA's new Legal Counsel

What will be covered?

  • Overview of Self-Storage Lien Law
  • Step-by-Step Guide for Regular Foreclosure
  • Step-by-Step Guide for Special Foreclosures (vehicles, trailers and boats)
  • Abandonment
  • Eviction Process
  • Auction Dos and Don'ts
  • Safety and Security Best Practices
  • Sales Tax and Credit Card Laws
  • And Much More to Help Protect Your Business

Registration Information

Legal Seminars run from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Check in starts at 8 a.m. Lunch is included for all participants and the day will conclude with a Q&A with TSSA Legal Counsel.

Registration Fees

April 20, 2023

San Antonio
May 11, 2023

By 3/19/23

Starting 3/20/23

By 4/10/23

Starting 4/11/23

TSSA Member

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MCE Credit: Real Estate License Holders: Earn five hours of elective continuing education credit from the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). Course number: 43332

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received 10 days prior to the seminar date will receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee. You may send a replacement if you are unable to attend. Cancellations received less than 10 days before the seminar or attendees who “no-show” will not receive a refund. Send cancellations to

About the Presenters

Cathleen Slack and Will Farnsworth of the firm Rigby Slack represent TSSA as legal counsel and serve as the leading legal experts on self-storage law in Texas. TSSA's counsel provides legal feedback and updates for the TSSA Goldbook, a comprehensive guide to laws and regulations affecting self-storage owners and managers in Texas and maintains the TSSA rental agreement and official forms to stay current with Texas laws.

Cathleen Slack handles commercial real estate and business transactions for private and public clients for the Austin-based law firm Rigby Slack. She is board certified in Commercial Real Estate law and her practice is focused on acquisition, development, leasing and finance for commercial properties, including condominium regimes. In her business transactions practice, she assists with business formations, mergers and acquisitions, private offerings and general business transactions. Cathleen holds an escrow officer license and is a fee attorney for Heritage Title Company, Stewart Title Company, Prominent Title Company, Independence Title Company and Texas National Title Company.


Will Farnsworth focuses on a variety of commercial real estate and business transactions, spanning from leasing and acquisitions to business formations and private placement offerings. With a background in representing commercial mortgage lenders, developers, landlords and tenants, Will is dedicated to protecting the interests of clients by anticipating risks and avoiding common pitfalls in complex transactions. 

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Past Seminars

April 8, 2022Renaissance Dallas North Hotel
1590 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway
Dallas, TX 75234
May 6, 2022Marriott South Hotel
4415 S. IH-35
Austin, TX 78744
April 20, 2023Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel
3000 N Loop W
Houston, TX 77092
May 11, 2023Marriott San Antonio Airport
77 NE Interstate 410 Loop
San Antonio, TX 78216