Cleveland, Ohio Real Estate Lawyers

Joseph Michael Romano Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(216) 621-7777 526 Superior Avenue
333 Leader Building
Cleveland, OH 44114
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Landlord Tenant
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
I always knew I wanted to do something in consumer protection. I started my first career out of graduate school as a policy analyst in the Office Of Public Safety for The Mayor of The City Of Los Angeles. I helped increase the quality of life of 12 million Angelenos and did not know any of them. So, I decided to move back to Cleveland to help the people I grew up with, saw on a daily basis, shared interests and cares with, and came to know and call friend.

II went to law school to do just...
Eric Valente
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Brecksville, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(440) 792-6777 7650 Chippewa Road
Suite 214
Brecksville, OH 44141
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
University of Toledo
Eric Valente, JD, MBA, is an attorney and founding member of Valente Law, LLC. He studied business administrations and earned his MBA while attending law school at the University of Toledo. Eric began his career doing business litigation at J.W. Krueger & Associates, LLC, where he still maintains an office. Eric has always had a creative, entrepreneurial spirit, and estate planning and business counseling provides him with the opportunity to engage these interests while helping clients achieve their goals. Eric's focus areas are estate planning (Wills, Trusts, Healthcare Planning), Probate Administration and Business Law. Eric is a...
Russell Moorhead Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(216) 344-3800 614 W Superior Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Consumer and Landlord Tenant
University of Akron School of Law
I have a wide variety of experience coming from my practice in many different areas of law . I have done everything from drafting deeds for my clients to representing them in adoption cases and working with them while they purchased their first homes. I have handled many cases of many different types over the years some of the very unusual to the common. They were all as important to me as they are important to you. I have had wide experience representing single individuals , married couples, retirees, students, and a large variety of small businesses, restaurants, salons,...
Daniel Seink Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(800) 393-2324 8180 Brecksville Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44141
Real Estate, Administrative, Elder and Estate Planning
Cleveland State University
I am dual certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, and as a Specialist in Elder Law by the Ohio State Bar Association. I am one of twenty-three attorneys with this dual certification. I devote my practice to those issues uniquely affecting the elderly, the disabled and their families. Having been raised by a parent with early onset Parkinson's Disease, and having witnessed a grandparent spend over sixteen years in a nursing facility suffering from Alzheimer's, I gravitated early in my career towards the practice of elder and disability law. I established my Law...
Erika Flynn Apelis
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Beachwood, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(216) 378-7644 2000 Auburn Drive
Suite 200
Beachwood, OH 44122
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Erika provides estate planning counsel to families and assists families in various aspects of elder law, including long term care planning and Medicaid planning. Prior to founding Apelis Law, Erika gained valuable experience representing Fortune 500 companies. Erika has now translated that global experience into advocating for and counseling individuals and families in Northeast Ohio. Erika received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2005 and her J.D. from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in 2009. She is an active member of the Latvian community, participating in various local and national Latvian...
Jeffrey W. Krueger
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Strongsville, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(440) 732-2100 11925 Pearl Road
Suite 201
Strongsville, OH 44136
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Bowling Green State University
Jeff has represented individuals and business entities ranging from sole proprietorships to multi-national corporations.

Jeff held a number of positions as an attorney in both the public and the private sector including positions with small, mid-sized, and large law firms. Jeff’s practice areas cover a wide-ranging spectrum, but he primarily focuses on real estate law, commercial law, business and civil litigation matters.

Jeff was raised in Summit County, Ohio and he and his wife have resided in Strongsville, Ohio since 1992. They have four children and three grandchildren. He is an avid football fan and a...
Benjamin Calkins Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(216) 479-6892 600 Superior Avenue East
Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44114
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Securities
University of Michigan Law School
Building a New Kind of Law Firm
Early in his career, a client told Ben: “You are the first lawyer I’ve ever met who did what he said, when he said, and for how much he said.” It shocked Ben that a client who had dealt with many attorneys would say that. Ben vowed to be a lawyer who did for clients what he would want done for himself. The Calkins Law Firm is different in three ways:
1. We are staffed with well educated, top-rated, and highly experience attorneys. We do not assign multiple lawyers to a client and our clients don’t...
Robert Danzinger Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(216) 771-8990 820 W Superior Ave
#700
Cleveland, OH 44113
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Divorce and Family
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
As a property tax attorney, Robert (“Kip”) has extensive experience in the area of property tax litigation, and related matters. For nearly 25 years, he has handled property tax matters in all 88 Ohio counties and in various jurisdictions throughout the country. In addition, Kip has represented clients in civil, business and family law disputes inclusive of litigating cases and arguing appeals in the Courts of Common Pleas, Appellate District Courts, Federal District Courts and the Supreme Court of Ohio. Recently, Kip successfully argued and established legal precedent in favor of Ohio taxpayers in Groveport Madison Local Schools Bd. of...
Frances Fitzgerald Allington Esq
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Fairview Park, Ohio , OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(440) 356-1100 21300 Lorain Road
Fairview Park, Ohio , OH 44126
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
Frances Fitzgerald Allington, Esq. is an Ohio attorney who, having been a licensed real estate broker for twenty-two years prior to forming her law practice, deals largely with real estate law and litigation. This is not to the exclusion, however, of family law, business law and and general civil litigation. While best known for complex real estate litigation, Frances Allington presents her clients with a wide array of services and options for representation, and is always welcoming new clients. Ms. Allington has been a member of the Ohio Bar and in private practice since 1997, and earned her...
Grant James Keating Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(216) 861-4211 1468 W. 9th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Collections and Construction
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Mr. Keating joined Dworken & Bernstein in 2007 and primarily practices in the firm's business and commercial litigation department. He received his Juris Doctorate with a concentration in litigation from Case Western Reserve University in 2005. His undergraduate education was completed in 2001 at Ithaca College where he received a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Psychology, and co-authored and presented studies on juror member decision-making to the American Psychological Association. Over 90% of Mr. Keating's practice is devoted to civil litigation. During his career, he has successfully represented clients in the areas of corporate formation and dissolution, director and...
Steven Rothchild Gill Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(216) 771-8990 820 W Superior Ave
#700
Cleveland, OH 44113
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Tax
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
A pre-eminent property tax attorney, Steve is the former National Director of Property Tax Services for Ernst & Young’s State and Local Tax Practice, and specializes in property tax matters throughout the United States. He has more than 25 years of experience handling property tax appeals and related matters for large national clients inclusive of national REITs and Fortune 500 companies. Steve’s experience has led to the successful representation of clients with complex legal issues related to the valuation of real and personal property for all types of commercial and residential properties. Steve’s more recent successes include the representation of...
John Brandt Shepherd Jr
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Westlake, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(440) 899-9990 25935 Detroit Rd #329
Westlake, OH 44145
Real Estate, Business, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Cleveland State University
John maintains the preeminent Martindale Hubble AV rating and practices in all Courts serving Bay Village, Rocky River, Lakewood, Berea, Brookpark, Parma, North Olmsted, Olmsted Falls, Linndale, Valley View, North Ridgeview Valley, Lorain, Elyria and all other Courts in the Cleveland area. He has many years of experience in successfully handling Business, Traffic Tickets, DUI, OVI, and Speeding Tickets. His practice also includes Probate, Real Estate, and Personal Injury/Car Accidents.
Craig Kahn Esq
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Independence, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(216) 621-6101 6200 Rockside Woods Blvd. N
#215
Independence, OH 44131
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Employment and Personal Injury
Craig A. Kahn founded Kahn & Associates, L.L.C., a growing consumer law firm dedicated to providing legal counsel to consumers in the fall of 1996. As one of the nation’s leading lemon law firms, Kahn & Associates, L.L.C. has assisted thousands of consumers who purchased defective, new motor vehicles and other products and has grown to include offices in multiple states.

A highly regarded legal professional and managing partner of Kahn & Associates, Mr. Kahn is devoted to consumer advocacy and consumer related issues. He has been featured in newspaper and magazine articles, and radio interviews discussing the merits of the...
Anthony M Rifici Esq
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Westlake, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(440) 899-7710 28025 Clemens Road
Suite 4
Westlake, OH 44145
Real Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Social Security Disability
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Mr. Rifici limits his practice to the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Probate matters, which include: preparing Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Deeds, and related planning documents; advising clients on efficiently transferring family wealth to younger generations; administration of Probate Estates, Guardianship Estates, and various types of Trusts; Probate Court litigation of contested Wills, Trusts, and related matters; and, assisting clients with long-term health care needs like care planning, asset preservation, veteran's benefits, and Medicaid applications.
Marc Rossen Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(216) 696-2428 30539 Pinetree Road
Suite 224
Cleveland, OH 44124
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, IP and Trademarks
Cleveland State University
Marc Rossen Attorney at Law advises startups, founders and investors in the Cleveland and Akron area on matters ranging from entity formation, protection and licensing of intellectual property, executive compensation, raising capital, and other corporate transactions. Whether you manage a thriving business or simply have an idea for a product or business you wish to pursue, our office can help you reach your goals.
Phillip John Henry Esq
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Middleburg Heights, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(440) 243-2800 7530 Lucerne Dr., Ste. 200
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
I am experienced in the following types of litigation: consumer protection, foreclosure, commercial litigation, collections, corporate disputes, criminal defense, personal injury, medical malpractice, appellate advocacy and also practices in the area of corporate law. I am a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Cuyahoga County Bar Association. I am an active member of St. Adalbert’s Church in Berea, and was a member of the St. Adalbert’s Parish Council from 2009-2015. I am a member of the Lawyers Guild of the Cleveland Catholic Diocese, a Den Leader for Cub Scout Pack 107, a member of the Middleburg Heights...
Benjamin F. Farah Esq
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Rocky River, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(440) 331-0801 1154 Linda Street
Suite 175
Rocky River, OH 44116
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Lynn Ann Kriessler
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Parma Heights, OH Real Estate Law Attorney
(440) 884-8881 6674 Pearl Road
Parma Heights, OH 44130
Real Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
donald miehls
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(216) 928-2967 1301 East 9th Street
Suite 3500
Cleveland, OH 44114
Real Estate
Gregory K Boop Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(216) 920-3040 2015 The Superior Building
815 Superior Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44114
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Consumer
James A. Vargo
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(440) 842-6717 P.O. Box 30778
Cleveland, OH 44130
Real Estate, Estate Planning, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
Cleveland State University
James Alexander Jr
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(216) 269-9569 2000 Lee Rd, Suite 14
Cleveland, OH 44118
Real Estate, Civil Rights, Divorce and Employment
Case Western Reserve University
Frederick Middleton Jr
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Attorney
(216) 566-8000 815 Superior Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44114
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Personal Injury
Patricia Mobberly Esq
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Westlake, OH Real Estate Law Attorney
2156 Walter Rd
Westlake, OH 44145
Real Estate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Charles Edward Feuer Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer
(440) 461-1054 405 Longspur Rd
Cleveland, OH 44143
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
28 years criminal law experience. Juvenile and all Municipal Courts in Ohio.
Joseph Mark Saponaro Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(440) 681-8005 5910 Landerbrook Drive
Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44124
Real Estate, Business, Environmental and Landlord Tenant
Accomplished attorney with 10 years of experience as Chief Administrative Officer for a national industrial company and 14 years of experience focusing on general counsel representation and corporate transactions, including but not limited to: business contracts drafting/review/negotiations; business advice and strategic planning; real estate and leasing transactions; regulatory compliance matters; environmental transactions; acquisitions and dispositions; and litigation management/dispute resolution.
Nathan Haskell
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer
(216) 363-1400 600 Superior Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44114
Real Estate, Business and IP
Byron Douglas Van Iden Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer
(216) 589-5622 1370 Ontario St
Cleveland, OH 44113
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Elder
Kevin M. Butler
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Lakewood, OH Real Estate Law Attorney
(216) 529-6030 Law Department
12650 Detroit Ave.
Lakewood, OH 44107
Real Estate
Keith Robert Kraus
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(216) 861-4211 1468 West 9th St.
Suite 135
Cleveland, OH 44077
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Business
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Mr. Kraus graduated from Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia) in 1981 with a B.A. in Political Science. He received his law degree in 1984 from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (Cleveland, Ohio). He practiced law in a small family firm, Kraus & Kraus, from 1984 until 2000. In 2000, Mr. Kraus joined Dworken & Bernstein as an associate attorney and in July 2003, was made a partner in the firm. He has been a member of the Lake County Bar Association, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Florida Bar. Mr. Kraus has also served as a mediator with...
Melvyn Resnick Esq
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Cleveland, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 51 years experience
(216) 861-4211 1468 West 9th St.
Suite 135
Cleveland, OH 44077
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Melvyn E. Resnick earned his undergraduate degree in Business and Accounting with honors from Ohio University. He was awarded his law degree from Case Western Reserve School of Law and admitted to the Bar in 1966. Mr. Resnick is a member of the Lake County Bar Association. He is a past president of Tau Epsilon Rho Law Fraternity. He is licensed to practice in all Ohio courts as well as U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, since 1968 and the U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit. Mr. Resnick's practice emphasizes real estate, commercial litigation, general business, corporate banking, estate...
Joseph D Carney Esq
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Avon, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(440) 249-0850 1540 Peach Drive
Avon, OH 44011
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Landlord Tenant and Securities
Georgetown University Law Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
A highly experienced attorney with a broad spectrum of legal expertise and extensive track record of success in Securities, Corporate, Business, Real Estate, and Construction Law. Strengths include specialized knowledge of broker-dealers, investment managers, investment companies, insurance securities, investment advisers. Extensive experience with private placements, entrepreneurial ventures, venture capital, and private equity. Helps starts-ups to $Billion dollar entities with financing rounds, offerings, and planning. Additional qualifications include accounting investigations and related securities investigations and litigation. Corporate Law skills in M & A, financing transactions. Extensive real estate skills as counsel and as owner, in the acquisition, development, construction,...
Adam E. Carr
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Hudson, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(330) 655-1662 5824 Akron-Cleveland Road, Suite A
Hudson, OH 44236
Real Estate, Construction, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
Cleveland State University
Avvo Rated 10.0 out of 10.0 Superb

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating Martindale-Hubbell

Adam E. Carr represents large and small companies, people, and insurers who require a legal defense against injury, property damage, and other claims from auto, bus, truck, premises, and other accidents; contracts and business disputes; premises liability; products liability; real estate and construction litigation; and other issues requiring the intervention of an experienced trial lawyer.

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Mr. George N. Wukovich Esq
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North Olmsted, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(440) 734-4417 24130 Salzburg Circle
North Olmsted, OH 44070-1585
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Administrative, Business and Criminal
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Miami University of Ohio
George N. Wukovich is an attorney licensed to practice before all Federal and State courts and agencies exercising jurisdiction within the State of Ohio. Since 1985, Attorney Wukovich has been in private practice as a small firm litigation associate (1985-1997) and as a sole practitioner (1997-present). He successfully represents the interests of individuals, families and small businesses. Attorney Wukovich is also presently active in several professional or legal organizations and other unique special interest groups.
Robert Wilson
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Chagrin Falls, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(440) 708-0445 16716 Chillicothe Rd
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Construction and Employment
Cleveland State University
I have led my law firm, Wilson & Wilson Co., L.P.A., and been a CPA licensed in Ohio for over 30 years, along with being a licensed attorney in Georgia for over 12 years. I have extensive experience in complex civil litigation, personal injury and medical malpractice representing mainly smaller litigants in David vs. Goliath situations by personally handling cases in an efficient and cost effective manner without sacrificing results. My experience as a CPA and many years as outside corporate counsel for a wide range of companies handling litigation, taxation, transactional and management advisory matters have given me...
Justin M. Smith
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Chagrin Falls, OH Real Estate Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(800) 816-6424 395 Park Place
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Foreclosure Defense
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Attorney Justin M. Smith is the founder of J.M. Smith Co., LPA a law firm serving clients throughout Northeast Ohio in the practice areas of Consumer Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law. Attorney Smith and his firm have helped clients through some of the most difficult situations they may encounter in their lives. This includes the decision to file bankruptcy, accusations of criminal charges and devastating personal injuries. J.M. Smith Co., LPA offers personalized service, support and advice to those in need of legal services. Attorney Smith is a graduate of Case Western Reserve School of Law...
Margaret Karl Esq.
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Berea, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(855) 560-6062 1100 W. Bagley Road
Suite 210
Berea, OH 44017
Real Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
I am Attorney Margaret T. Karl. Clients usually call me Margie. In seeking the legal services of an attorney, people will consider any number of qualifications. Please allow me to share mine with you along with a little about myself. After graduating from Marietta College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, I completed my graduate studies at the University of Akron’s School of Law and received my Juris Doctor (also known as professional) degree. I live with my family in Olmsted Falls and maintain my practice in Berea, Ohio. While I provide a range of legal services,...
Eric Grinnell
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Hudson, OH Real Estate Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(330) 655-1662 5824 Akron-Cleveland Road, Suite A
Hudson, OH 44236
Real Estate, Construction, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
Cleveland State University
Cleveland, Ohio, Real Estate Law Attorney
(216) 566-5891 3900 Key Center
Cleveland, OHIO, 44114
Real Estate and Construction
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Cleveland, Ohio, Real Estate Law Attorney
(216) 566-5509 3900 Key Center
Cleveland, OHIO, 44114
Real Estate, Antitrust, Business and IP
Georgetown University Law Center
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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.

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.