Norfolk County, Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyers

Mai L. Huynh
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 11 years experience

Boston Real Estate Attorney Mai Huynh concentrates her practice in residential and commercial real estate including financing, leasing, acquisitions and sales. She also focuses on helping small to mid size businesses... Read More »
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John A. Pulgini
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Free Consultation! Experienced, Comprehensive Real Estate Law Attorney!

I am dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of those with real estate law needs. I am ready to tenaciously advocate for the best possible outcome! Visit my website for information, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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James J. Finn, III
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Massachusetts Real Estate Law Attorney with 19 years experience

James J Finn, III joined Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry in 2017 as a real estate attorney. Prior to joining Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry, Jim was the founder and managing partner of the Law Office of James J. Finn.... Read More »
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Kevin M. Cloutier
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Massachusetts Real Estate Law Attorney with 14 years experience

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William D. Kickham Esq.
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(781) 320-0062 119 Fisher St
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Westwood, MA 02090
Free ConsultationNorfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 31 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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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 27 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 William Gaughen Jr
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(781) 335-0374 528 Broad St.
Weymouth, MA 02189
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Kevin W. Gaughen, Jr. joined the firm in August of 2009 from the Norfolk County District Attorneys office. Gaughen served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Wrentham, Quincy, Stoughton and Dedham District Courts and as the Assistant District Attorney in charge of the Brookline District and Juvenile Courts. Attorney Gaughen is known for his zealous trial advocacy. In an appeals court case, opposing counsel characterized him as to have "pummeled into the jury's consciousness"1 important portions of the case. The case was decided in his client's favor.

Attorney Gaughen is a graduate of...
John A. Norton Jr.
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(781) 843-2200 10 Forbes Rd
#410
Braintree, MA 02184
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Construction, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
St. John's University School of Law
John A. Norton Jr., an attorney at Pulgini & Norton, offers diligent representation to individuals throughout the Boston region who are buying or selling property, or recovering from workplace injuries. He provides clients with the personalized representation they need to assert their rights and protect their interests.
Lawrence Hoyle
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(781) 489-1489 40 Washington Street, Suite 200
Wellesley, MA 02481
Real Estate, Elder, Probate and Tax
Boston University School of Law and Syracuse University College of Law
Lawrence Hoyle has been an attorney for thirty-five years. His law practice includes estate planning, estates and trusts, probate law, elder law, asset protection and tax law. He also assists clients with residential real estate and business law.

Attorney Hoyle provides personal service, a thorough review of each client's circumstances, practical legal advice and knowledgeable representation.
Joseph K. Curran
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(781) 277-3262 11 Front St
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Weymouth, MA 02188
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Roger Williams University School of Law
Mai L. Huynh
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Norfolk County, 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
Boston Real Estate Attorney Mai Huynh concentrates her practice in residential and commercial real estate including financing, leasing, acquisitions and sales. She also focuses on helping small to mid size businesses with formation, including Incorporations, LLC, LLP, helping each client to protect their interests and minimize the risks that come with starting a business.

She is a member of REBA and an agent for Catic, New England's largest domestic title insurance underwriter, and represents many clients in the purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties.

Attorney Huynh also focuses on family based immigration, helping...
Keith Durden
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(617) 328-4844 24 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
The University of Chicago Law School
Mr. Durden has represented numerous clients in both civil and criminal matters in trial courts throughout Massachusetts. He has successfully argued motions to suppress and dismiss and has tried numerous cases successfully before judges and juries. In his criminal law practice, he has handled hundreds of cases involving drug possession, drug distribution, school zone violations, 209A violations, larceny, and insurance fraud and has won many acquittals for his clients. ...
Patricia Bloom-McDonald
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 16 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...
Herbert Warren Cooper IV
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 27 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.
Joseph K. Curran
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer

Roger Williams University School of LawConnecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
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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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Howard Goldman
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Norfolk County, 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...
Jonathan Moriarty
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 20 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.
Kevin William Gaughen
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(781) 335-0374 528 Broad St
East Weymouth, MA 02189
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Suffolk University Law School
Osler (Pete) L. Peterson
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 43 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
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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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Steven David Weil
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(508) 541-3000 124 Grove Street
Franklin, MA 02038
Real Estate, Business, Divorce and Family
Attorney Steven Weil is a shareholder in the firm, who has practiced law in Massachusetts since 1986. He concentrates in the areas of civil litigation, domestic relations and real estate law. He is a 1982 graduate of Union College and a 1986 graduate of Boston University School of Law. Before joining Doherty, Ciechanowski, Dugan & Cannon, he worked as a staff attorney at South Middlesex Legal services, served as a law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court and spent 17 years at two private law firms located in the City of Boston. Attorney Weil regularly appears in the...
Scott Fishman
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(781) 337-4221 775 Pleasant St
Weymouth, MA 02189
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
I'm a no nonsense attorney that stays in close contact with clients. My representation is practical and efficient and my client's interests always come first.
Nicholas Nashawaty Jr
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(781) 848-8545 654 Washington
Braintree, MA 02184
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Attorney Nicholas T. Nashawaty Jr. and Attorney Lindsay P. Rand founded the bankruptcy and real estate law firm of Nashawaty & Rand in 1983. With a main office in Braintree, the firm has remained committed to the aggressive pursuit of outstanding results for its clients for over 25 years.
Cameron Pease
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Norfolk County, 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...
Glenn James Murphy
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(508) 533-7157 77 Main Street
Medway, MA 02053
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Massachusetts School of Law
Alan Segal
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 45 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...
David Hunt Nickerson
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 32 years experience
177 Worcester St., Suite 305
Wellesley, MA 02481
Real Estate, Business and Probate
Boston College Law School
David H. Nickerson has been practicing in Massachusetts since 1986.After working for a Boston firm after graduation, Attorney Nickerson then opened his own practice focusing on: residential and commercial real estate sales and purchases; the formal and informal probate of estates; preparation of commercial leases ;setting up corporations and LLCs and establishing nominee trusts; preparation of wills. The office is focused on meeting client goals in an effective and cost efficient manner. I have acted as a Superior Court appointed receiver in the past and have taught Landlord-Tenant law.
Edward Cannon Jr
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(508) 541-3000 124 Grove Street
Framingham, MA 02038
Real Estate and Business
A 1986 graduate of Union College in Schenectady, New York, and a 1992 graduate of New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, Edward V. Cannon, Jr. concentrates his practice in the areas of representing corporations and individuals in business and real estate matters. His business practice includes assisting clients with issues surrounding the creation, operation, merger and dissolution of business entities, as well as providing advisory services for various human resource and risk management problems. He also represents developers (corporate and individual) with all phases of acquiring, operating, leasing and selling commercial and residential developments. Such developments generally range from...
Alan Pransky
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Norfolk County, 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...
Martin Flax
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney
(781) 329-4850 4 Kings Ct
Dedham, MA 02026
Real Estate, Education, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Minnesota Law School
I have been an attorney for more than twenty-five years and use my extensive experience practicing law in the following areas.

Probate Matters

I assist families with obtaining guardianships, conservatorships and name changes. I also represent clients in probate administration, negotiating the transfer of real estate, contested will litigation and special needs planning.

Special Education Law

I handle matters relating to special education law including mediation, appearing before the Bureau of Special Education Appeals, and helping to secure educational placements.

Real Estate

I represent buyers and sellers of real estate and assist with purchase and sale agreements and real estate closings.


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Stephanie Sprague
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(617) 472-8400 1495 Hancock Street
2nd Floor
Quincy, MA 02169
Real Estate, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
New England Law | Boston
Matthew Scafidi
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(781) 210-4710 310 Washington Street
Suite 201
Wellesley, MA 02481
Real Estate and Estate Planning
New England Law | Boston
Patrick M Culhane
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(781) 843-3585 100 Grandview Place
Suite 304
Braintree, MA 02343
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Construction
Daniel S. Rosemark
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(203) 297-8574 1073 Hancock Street
Suite 100
Quincy, MA 02169
Real Estate, Business, Communications and Energy
Meredith A. Stratford
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(781) 575-0400 793 Washington Street,
Suite One
Canton, MA 02021
Real Estate, Divorce and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Alicia Cummings
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(781) 251-0540 347 Washington St, Suite 303
Dedham, MA 02026
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Richard C. Bremer, Jr
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Norfolk County, 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
Michael Holiday
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(781) 591-0113 27 Mica Ln
Wellesley, MA 02481
Real Estate
Laura E. Days
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(617) 277-3774 1318 Beacon Street
Suite 19
Brookline, MA 02446
Real Estate
Brad Mahoney
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(617) 471-0700 43 Quincy Ave
Quincy, MA 02169
Real Estate
Jacob Walters
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Norfolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney
(617) 566-2300 27 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02445
Real Estate
Richard M. Stone Esq
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Suffolk County, 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.
Christopher Tolley
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Suffolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(617) 367-8787 1 Washington Mall Suite 7A
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Collections, Construction and Consumer
Suffolk University Law School
Meeting Your Business And Personal Legal Needs
Your needs are our needs. Your goals are our goals. We strive to provide our clients the best representation we can, employing rigorous legal analysis and considerable experience to develop client relationships where we consistently deliver success. From common to complex legal issues we seek solutions that are creative, inventive, even counter-intuitive – but always practical.

Our areas of practice include:

Debt Collection Regulation - Federal and Massachusetts
Construction Supplier Litigation
Real estate transactions – buying, selling, mortgages title issues, title insurance
Commercial and Consumer Collections
Commercial And Consumer Mortgage Foreclosures
Personal injury
Chapter 7 and 13 for Individuals and Small Businesses
Bankruptcy...
Zachary Alan Waksman
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Suffolk County, 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...
Peter G. Calabrese
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Suffolk County, 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...
Kevin M. Cloutier
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Suffolk County, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(617) 327-3811 1990 Centre St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal and Personal Injury
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Buying, selling, or renting property?

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.

Some states provide a certification for lawyers who have demonstrated experience and competency in the practice of real estate law. These attorneys must meet certain educational, experience, and examination requirements to receive the certification as a specialist.


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

Mortgage: A mortgage is a document signed by a borrower when a loan is made that gives the lender a right to take possession of the property if the borrower fails to repay the loan.