Roslindale, Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyers

Mai L. Huynh
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Massachusetts Real Estate Law Attorney with 12 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 20 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 15 years experience

New England Law | BostonMassachusetts and U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
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John A. Pulgini
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(617) 426-1244 294 Washington St
#435
Boston, MA 02109
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 15 years experience
(617) 327-3811 1990 Centre St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal and Personal Injury
New England Law | Boston
Mr. David Glenn Baker Esq.
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 23 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.
Martin Flax
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Dedham, 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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Mai L. Huynh
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Dorchester, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(617) 288-9400 117 Neponset Ave
Dorchester, MA 02122
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...
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.
Chiara Urbani LaPlume
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Newton, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(781) 325-8810 1340 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02459
Real Estate and Business
General business law and real estate attorney, specializing in providing personal attention as a business advisor to small and medium-sized businesses, as well as individuals, in the greater Boston area. Provide international experience and legal services in Italian as well as English.
Mehdi Rahmani
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(617) 207-4088 800 Boylston St
Suite 1600
Boston, MA 02199
Real Estate
Richard C. Bremer, Jr
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Dedham, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 40 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
Joseph K. Curran
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Massachusetts 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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Alan Pransky
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Dedham, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 41 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...
Laura E. Days
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Brookline, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(617) 277-3774 1318 Beacon Street
Suite 19
Brookline, MA 02446
Real Estate
Denzil Kanarek
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney
(617) 651-0439 566 Commonwealth Ave.
Mezzanine Level
Boston, MA 02215
Real Estate
Jacob Walters
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Brookline, MA Real Estate Law Attorney
(617) 566-2300 27 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02445
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 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...
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...
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...
Christopher Tolley
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 34 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...
Patricia Bloom-McDonald
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Canton, 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...
Daze Swift Lee Esq.
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(617) 523-4552 500 Commercial Street
#4R
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Business
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Osler (Pete) L. Peterson
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Newton, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(617) 969-1500 580 Washington Street
Suite B
Newton, MA 02458
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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• AV rated since 1988 (“Very High to Preeminent” attorney) by fellow lawyers, per Martindale-Hubbell (http://martindale.com). (“An AV rating is a significant accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers...
Joseph K. Curran
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Weymouth, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer
(781) 277-3262 11 Front St
#1
Weymouth, MA 02188
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Roger Williams University School of Law
Lawrence Hoyle
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Wellesley, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 36 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.
John A. Norton Jr.
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Braintree, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 35 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.
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. ...
Keith E Phillis
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(617) 933-9621 One Boston Place, Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02108
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Boston University School of Law and Roger Williams University School of Law
Keith E. Phillis focuses his practice on tax, corporate and renewable energy matters. His tax experience includes extensive involvement with the structuring and sale of investment assets in a wide range of industries. His corporate experience includes all aspects of business formation and governance, from start-ups to asset portfolios valued at over $500M. Keith's renewable energy experience extends to the identification, structuring, development, financing and sale of renewable energy projects throughout Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Keith represents renewable energy asset developers and asset managers at all stages in an asset's life, from identification and due diligence of opportunities to acquisition...
Herbert Warren Cooper IV
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Wellesley, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 28 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.
Nicholas J. Rosenberg
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 16 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...
Brian Goodwin
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 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.
Keith Lane Miller
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(617) 523-5803 58 Winter Street
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 40 years experience
Real Estate, Insurance Claims, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Virginia School of Law
Keith L. Miller is a civil trial lawyer licensed for the practice of law in the states of Massachusetts and New York. He has been trying cases in both state and federal courts in Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont for over thirty years. He graduated from Yale University in 1976 and from University of Virginia Law School in 1980. He began his legal career in Paris, France and is fluent in French. In 1981 he returned to the U.S. and opened his own law practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He spent several years in the 1980’s practicing...
Mr. Jonas Jacobson
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Cambridge, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(617) 230-2779 872 Massachusetts Ave.
Unit 1-6
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Collections, Construction and Foreclosure Defense
Suffolk University Law School
Consumers, and business owners, will appreciate the litigation experience I bring to managing their issues. I handle all types of civil litigation related to money owed, and money owing. That includes bankruptcy. If you are in debt, or if someone owes you money, you call me for help. Likewise, if you are facing foreclosure, and want to pursue the bank - I am your man. I try to avoid litigation, where possible, especially if the client has an on-going relationship with the potential plaintiff or defendant. However, I am more than happy to to take a matter to a jury,...
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
Daniel C. Hill
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Cambridge, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(617) 494-8300 43 Thorndike St
Cambridge, MA 02141
Real Estate, Administrative, Business and Environmental
Northeastern University School of Law
Roderick S. Oreste
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 10 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 S. Cohen Esq.
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 62 years experience
(617) 523-4552 500 Commercial Street
#4R
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Business
Columbia Law School
Joshua Krefetz
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Allston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(617) 254-8000 20 Linden Street, Suite 205
Allston, MA 02134
Real Estate and Landlord Tenant
Boston College Law School
Joshua Krefetz specializes in commercial and residential landlord-tenant law, and real estate, including litigation. Attorney Krefetz has established a record of successful, rigorous legal representation of members of the Boston community. He is known for his strong work on behalf of landlords, developers, investors, and other real estate clients. He aggressively defends his clients against counterclaims, and is comfortable on both offense and defense. Prior to partnering with John Seed to found Krefetz & Seed (now Krefetz, Seed & Chan), Attorney Krefetz established a solo practice known as Krefetz Law Firm in Allston, MA. Before going out on...
Geoffrey Millsom
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 24 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.
Jason Savageau
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Boston, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(617) 340-6623 One Boston Place
Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02108
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Landlord Tenant
Suffolk University Law School
Laura Cannon-Ordile
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Waltham, MA Real Estate Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(781) 894-3309 685 Main St
Waltham, MA 02451
Real Estate
Boston College Law School
David Hunt Nickerson
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Wellesley, MA Real Estate Law Attorney with 33 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.
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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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