Dedham, Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyers

James J. Finn, III
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Eliot Brais
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Free Consultation! Unmatched Real Estate Attorney! Skilled Representation!

I am a real estate lawyer with extensive experience and success. I will aggressively and skillfully advocate for your rights and interests! Visit my website for verdicts and settlements. Call for a free consultation.
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Mai L. Huynh
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Massachusetts Real Estate Law Attorney with 11 years experience

Massachusetts School of LawMassachusetts
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John A. Pulgini
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Massachusetts Real Estate Law Lawyer with 26 years experience

I have been successfully representing injured workers before the Massachusetts Department of industrial Accidents for over 20 years. Our firm prides itself on keeping constant communication with our clients... Read More »
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Alan Pransky
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Dedham, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
20 Eastbrook Rd
Dedham, MA 02026
Real Estate, Criminal, Divorce and Landlord Tenant
In Dedham, Massachusetts, we represent individuals and families in a wide range of areas under the law, including: •Family law and divorce — including all aspects of divorce law, such as child custody, child support and property division, as well as other family law issues, including spousal abuse, paternity and separation •Real estate — including guidance for buyers, sellers, lenders, landlords and tenants in a wide range of transactions and litigation issues •Estate administration and probate — including settling debts, notifying creditors, preparing and filing all documents and resolving any claims against an estate •Civil law — including personal injury, breach of contract and...
Richard C. Bremer, Jr
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Dedham, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(781) 461-8600 450 Washington Street
Suite 107
Dedham, MA 02026
Real Estate, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Boston University School of Law
Alicia Cummings
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Dedham, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(781) 251-0540 347 Washington St, Suite 303
Dedham, MA 02026
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Dedham, MA Real Estate Law Attorney
(781) 329-0267 7 Fox Meadow Ln
Dedham, MA 02026
Real Estate, Business and Personal Injury
Dedham, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(781) 461-6115 649 High St
Dedham, MA 02026
Real Estate
William D. Kickham Esq.
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(781) 320-0062 119 Fisher St
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Westwood, MA 02090
Free ConsultationWestwood, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
Real Estate, Construction, Criminal and Landlord Tenant
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney William Kickham has more than 20 years of legal practice from diverse positions in law and media, providing counsel on a wide range of legal and trial issues, in both the civil and criminal arenas. Mr. Kickham presently practices law in his own firm in Westwood, Massachusetts, and until recently was the Executive Producer and host of his own TV talk show, At The Bar, previously broadcast on the Comcast network in the suburban Boston market, discussing a variety of legal and litigation issues within Massachusetts and nationally. In his diverse legal roles, Mr. Kickham has...
John A. Pulgini
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Braintree, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(781) 843-2200 10 Forbes Rd
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Braintree, MA 02184
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
New England Law | Boston
I have been successfully representing injured workers before the Massachusetts Department of industrial Accidents for over 20 years. Our firm prides itself on keeping constant communication with our clients to ensure they are aware of all developments. Each client is provided my personal cell phone number so their questions and concerns can be addressed at any hour. Additionally, I have been recognized for my expertise in workers' compensation, as I have been appointed by two successive Massachusetts Governors to the Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Advisory Council. For the past 10 years, I have served as one of four statewide labor...
Kevin M. Cloutier
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West Roxbury, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(617) 327-3811 1990 Centre St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal and Personal Injury
New England Law | Boston
Howard Goldman
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Needham, MA Real Estate Law Attorney
(781) 292-1080 160 Gould Street
Needham, MA 02492
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Boston University School of Law
HOWARD S. GOLDMAN concentrates his practice in business law for closely held companies, real estate, litigation, conveyancing, condominium law, civil litigation, and financing. He is a lecturer for the National Business Institute and the Institute of Real Estate Managers, and is the editor-in-chief of The Community Association Institute and The Professional Planner. Mr. Goldman has been admitted to practice in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He is an active member of the Boston, Norfolk, and Massachusetts Bar Associations, the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Real Estate Bar Association, and the Attorneys Committee of the Community Association Institute. He is also...
Alan Segal
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Needham, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(781) 444-9676 175 Highland Ave
Needham, MA 02494
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
The Needham, Massachusetts Law Office of Attorney Alan H. Segal has been providing legal services to the Greater Boston Massachusetts community for over 30 years. Alan and his associates through the years have provided legal consultation in the areas of Massachusetts real estate law, business law, and estate planning with a sincere, personal touch to their clients. Alan has appeared on local television, cable and the radio offering his insights on current legal issues. He and his staff understand that finding your way through the legal system can be a complex and overwhelming task. They take pride in being available when...
Kevin M. Cloutier
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Massachusetts Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience

New England Law | BostonMassachusetts and U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
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Blanca G. Silvestrini
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Massachusetts Real Estate Law Attorney

University of Puerto RicoPuerto Rico
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Cameron Pease
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Needham, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(781) 292-1080 160 Gould Street
Needham, MA 02492
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Needham, MA lawyers: CAMERON C. PEASE concentrates his practice in civil litigation, commercial and business law, commercial and residential landlord tenant matters, and employment law. Mr. Pease has been admitted to practice in Massachusetts since 1992 and has tried cases before the Superior Court, District Court, Probate and Family Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and Housing Courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Mr. Pease has also successfully mediated and arbitrated numerous matters. He is a lecturer for the National Business Institute and the Institute of Real Estate Management, and is a frequent contributor to The Professional Planner. He...
Peter G. Calabrese
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney
(617) 340-6623 One Boston Place
Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals, Business and Construction
Massachusetts School of Law
Peter Calabrese is the firm's founding member and chair of the Construction, Litigation and Real Estate practices; he also handles Appellate Litigation cases. Mr. Calabrese's practice covers a broad spectrum of litigation matters related to commercial and residential real estate, condominium association and construction disputes, and he maintains a niche practice that focuses on high stakes appellate litigation, administrative law and regulatory matters. Upon graduating law school, Mr. Calabrese began his legal career at one of Boston's largest law firms where he represented international investment banks involved in complex securities fraud/contract litigation. While in law school, Mr. Calabrese...
Zachary Alan Waksman
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(617) 340-6623 One Boston Place
Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Construction and Landlord Tenant
Syracuse University College of Law
Zachary Waksman focuses his practice on litigation matters in Boston and throughout Massachusetts, representing clients involved in a wide range of real estate, construction, and business disputes. Mr. Waksman is a detail-orientated attorney who possesses an ability to process and analyze large complex litigation files to find the facts and the legal basis necessary for the firm’s litigation clients to succeed. His brilliant legal research and writing skills also provide litigation clients with an unquestionable advantage, especially when the clients’ case depends on formulating a persuasive nuanced legal argument. Mr. Waksman started his legal career at a New York...
Christopher Tolley
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(617) 367-8787 One Washington Mall
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Construction and Consumer
Suffolk University Law School
My name is Christopher S. Tolley. I bring the accumulated wisdom of my broad experience to exercise the best judgment I can in providing my clients fast, efficient legal services and practical, cost-effective solutions in several areas of the law.

REAL ESTATE
I represent buyers/borrowers, lenders and sellers in institutional and private loan transactions, commercial and residential real estate sales and acquisitions, land use/zoning matters, resolving landlord and tenant issues, issuing title insurance and resolving title defects.

DEBTOR/CREDITOR
I collect debts for lenders, small businesses and individuals whether through negotiation or litigation, demand letter or trial, and I use all remedies...
Steven Charles Goldwyn
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Cambridge, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
Steven E. Altman
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Cambridge, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
Michael J. Moore
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(617) 340-6623 One Boston Place
Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals, Construction and Landlord Tenant
Boston College Law School
Michael Moore provides the firm's Real Estate, Construction and Litigation practice groups with experienced counsel on complex matters. Prior to becoming Of Counsel, Mr. Moore was an associate attorney at the firm where he represented clients involved in real estate, construction, and business litigation related matters. As an associate Mr. Moore prepared a broad scope of litigation filings and for real estate transactional matters, he prepared a variety of agreements for residential and commercial real estate transactions, including offers to purchase, purchase and sale agreements, deeds and he also provided experienced legal representation at residential real estate closings. ...
Mai L. Huynh
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Quincy, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(617) 288-9400 760 Southern Artery
Quincy, MA 02169
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Immigration and Personal Injury
Massachusetts School of Law
David Altman
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Cambridge, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
Mr. David Glenn Baker Esq.
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(617) 340-3680 236 Huntington Ave
Suite 302
Boston, MA 02115
Real Estate and Bankruptcy
I graduated from Massachusetts School of Law in 1996. Since graduation, I have practiced Bankruptcy almost exclusively. Within the context of Bankruptcy, I also deal with predatory lending, mortgage modifications and similar issues. On November 6, 2006, I became the first bankruptcy lawyer in Massachusetts in the last twenty years to argue a case before the US Supreme Court.
Joseph K. Curran
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Roger Williams University School of LawConnecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
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Michael B. McCarthy
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney
(978) 270-2189 8 Faneuil Hall
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Elder and Estate Planning
Massachusetts School of Law
Jonathan Moriarty
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Randolph, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(781) 961-2200 53 S Main St
Suite 3
Randolph, MA 02368
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal and Personal Injury
Roger Williams University School of Law
The Law Office of Jonathan J. Moriarty was established in 1999 and has been responsible for providing legal services, including real estate related legal services and criminal defense ever since. Our main areas of practice are real estate law, criminal law, personal injury and civil litigation. Our office is conveniently located at in Randolph, Massachusetts. We hope that our website at www.attorneymoriarty.com will familiarize you with our personnel, areas of practice, and firm philosophy. Please call us at 781-961-2200 or e- mail us at info@attorneymoriarty.com.
Patricia Bloom-McDonald
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Canton, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(781) 713-4709 1017 Turnpike Street, Route 138, Suite 23
Canton, MA 02071
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth
Attorney Patricia Bloom-McDonald is a licensed attorney in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and has been in private practice since 2003. She is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, 1st Circuit; U.S. Bankruptcy Court; and all courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She has extensive knowledge and experience with the preparation of Wills, Trusts, Health Care Proxies, Durable Power of Attorneys, and other Estate Planning documents. Additionally, Attorney Bloom-McDonald possesses exceptional knowledge of Probate law as it is applied to Estate Administration, Guardianships, Conservatorships, Adoptions, and Name Change procedures. She possesses...
Keri E Angus
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(617) 340-6623 One Boston Place, Suite 2600
Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02108
Real Estate, Administrative, Construction and Landlord Tenant
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Mid-level litigation attorney with experience in commercial and business litigation, administrative law, tax, finance, procurement, government contracts, employment, entitlements, criminal prosecution, civil litigation, government policy, business, marketing and operations. Other skills include brief writing, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, client interaction and other advisory roles.
Roderick S. Oreste
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(617) 871-9662 75 Arlington Street
Suite 500
Boston, MA 02116
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney Roderick S. Oreste is the principal attorney of Oreste Law. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Before founding his law firm, Rod spent over 12 years working for New England's beloved baseball team, the Boston Red Sox. During his tenure there, he held several management positions in the Public Affairs department and acted as the Red Sox alumni liaison. He dealt with all issues concerning former Red Sox players and coaches...
Herbert Warren Cooper IV
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Wellesley, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(781) 237-7766 8 Grove St
Suite 205
Wellesley, MA 02482
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Boston College Law School
My practice focuses on assisting small businesses in their contractual, employment, and intellectual property legal needs, guiding couples and individuals through the estate planning process, helping fiduciaries and beneficiaries through the necessary tasks required to wrap up the affairs of a decedent, including preparation of estate tax returns, and assisting buyers and sellers of residential real estate in the purchase or sale of homes and houses.
Geoffrey Millsom
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(617) 482-0600 175 Federal St
Boston, MA 02110-2247
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Environmental
Fordham University School of Law
Geoff is a commercial litigator who focuses his practice on business disputes. He is an experienced trial lawyer who has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants at trial and on appeal in courts across the country in high-stakes and business-critical commercial matters. Geoff’s business litigation practice has a particular emphasis on claims against commercial banks brought by customers, third parties and regulators.
Bart Peter Simonian
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Cambridge, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Criminal
New England Law | Boston
Brian Goodwin
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(617) 571-3310 8 Faneuil Hall Marketplace
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Real Estate, Business and Criminal
Suffolk University and Western New England College
Brian Goodwin is a criminal defense attorney based out of Boston Massachusetts. Attorney Goodwin has over 16 years of experience in the Massachusetts criminal justice system. He has worked as a police officer, police detective, county prosecutor and criminal defense attorney over the past two decades. Attorney Goodwin’s law enforcement background gives him a unique perspective that few other criminal defense practitioners possess.
Nicholas J. Rosenberg
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(617) 390-7570 33 Mount Vernon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Real Estate, Business and Environmental
Boston College Law School
Nick's practice encompasses a broad range of complex commercial litigation matters, including the representation of clients in contract, corporate governance, securities and real estate disputes, as well as in civil and criminal investigations and government enforcement actions. Nick has brought and defended numerous cases in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts and New York on behalf of public and private corporations, hedge funds, universities, corporate officers and directors and other individuals. Nick's real estate litigation experience includes representing residential and commercial developers, buyers and brokers, in cases involving construction claims, condominium disputes, zoning appeals, and the enforcement of purchase and...
Lawrence Hoyle
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Wellesley, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(781) 489-1489 One Hollis Street, Suite 422
Wellesley, MA 02482
Real Estate, Elder, Probate and Tax
Boston University School of Law and Syracuse University College of Law
Lawrence Hoyle has been an attorney for twenty-nine years. His law practice includes estate planning, estates and trusts, probate law, elder law, asset protection, tax law, real estate law, business law and litigation. Attorney Hoyle provides personal service, a thorough review of each client's circumstances, practical legal advice and knowledgeable representation.
Jonathan Fitch
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Wellesley Hills, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(617) 542-5542 110 Cedar Street
Suite 250
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Real Estate, Business, Consumer and IP
Boston College Law School
Jonathan Fitch, managing partner of Sally & Fitch in Boston, has been practicing complex business litigation for over 30 years.
Osler (Pete) L. Peterson
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Medfield, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(617) 969-1500 66 North Street
PO Box 358
Medfield, MA 02052-0358
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
PETERSON | Law
580 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02458
66 North Street, P.O. Box 358, Medfield, MA 02052.

Law practice emphasizing (1) litigation, (2) real estate/land use, and (3) estate planning/administration. Litigation experience across a broad spectrum - personal injury, consumer, business, employment, will and probate contests, landlord tenant, collections, construction, and contract disputes. Formerly a partner in Freeto, Peterson & Scoll 1984 - 2006.

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Alan S. Fanger
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Newton, MA Real Estate Law Attorney
(617) 332-3456 275 Grove Street
Suite 2-400
Newton, MA 02466
Real Estate, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Probate
Boston University School of Law
I bring 26 years of experience as a trial lawyer to solve your problems. I am unflinching and unwavering in my commitment to vindicate your rights, while being mindful at the same time of your concern to do so in a cost-effective and responsive manner, at all times working collaboratively with you to demystify the law and litigation procedure and identifying creative solutions to achieve your objectives. Whether you have an inheritance or probate dispute, a failed business or real estate transaction or partnership, a landlord-tenant problem, a wage or compensation dispute, or an issue...
Kat Zavadskaya
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Brookline, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(781) 343-1606 251 Harvard Street,
Suite 4
Brookline, MA 02446
Real Estate and Immigration
We specialize in immigration and real estate law.
Richard M. Stone Esq
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney
(617) 848-9360 31 Walton St
Boston, MA 02124
Real Estate and Tax
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Rick’s practice focuses on State, Federal and International Tax matters, including planning, audits, appeals and litigation. He serves businesses and individuals throughout the country, and works closely with accounting firms and financial firms whose clients need specialized expertise in complex tax issues.
John M. McMahon
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Watertown, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(617) 926-8944 507 Mount Auburn Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Real Estate
Suffolk University Law School
Jennifer Greaney Esq
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Wellesley Hills, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(617) 542-5542 110 Cedar Street
Suite 250
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Real Estate
Boston University School of Law
Jennifer E. Greaney is an experienced litigator with the focus of her practice being real estate law and bank defense. Jennifer has represented both tenants and landlords in complex and simple commercial disputes. She has also defended banks in disputes regarding checks and wire transfers.
Daniel C. Hill
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Cambridge, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(617) 494-8300 43 Thorndike St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Real Estate, Administrative, Business and Environmental
Northeastern University School of Law
William J. McLeod
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(617) 542-2956 77 Franklin Street
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer
Western New England University School of Law
Attorney McLeod is a member of the Bankruptcy Section of the Boston Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys the American Bankruptcy Institute, as well as the Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (REBA). In addition to authoring the comprehensive bankruptcy manual "Chapter 13 in 13 Chapters", he has also written articles of interest to the bankruptcy and insolvency community appearing in the ABI Journal. Attorney McLeod was a contributing author to the legal desk reference for physicians, The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How To Avoid Them. He authored two chapters: “The 10 Biggest Mistakes...
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Real estate refers to land, as well as anything permanently attached to the land, such as buildings and other structures, and covers more than just the drafting of contracts for the purchase and sale of property. Both federal and state laws regulate real estate transactions. The Federal Fair Housing Act, for example, prohibits discrimination in real estate transactions on account of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Many states have enacted similar legislation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of certain characteristics.

Attorneys in this field may handle leasing issues, landlord-tenant disputes, eviction proceedings and homeowner association (HOA) problems. Other matters within this practice area include title disputes, mortgages, covenants, easements, and equitable servitudes. Many real estate issues can affect both commercial and individual renters and landlords. Real estate lawyers who represent commercial interests may also focus on land use, zoning, environmental law, or eminent domain issues.

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Deed: The legal document that transfers the ownership of real property from one party to another.

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