I practice in the field of Real Estate, Lending and Business Law.
This is a very broad field of law as it involves me in probate matters, bankruptcy, tax, zoning, development, landlort/tenant issues, mortgage lending, foreclosures, business planning and even criminal law from time to time.
I like to deal with complex title issues, property disputes and the resolution of title defects. I often serve as an expert witness in real estate litigation matters.
I also work closely with real estate focused business clients in the acquisition, sale, leasing and development of real estate througout New England and New York. I am an approved attorney for Fannie Mae mortgage default services.
Languages spoken: Greek
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubble||2015|
|Boston's Top Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Boston's Top Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|Partner||Gelinas & Ward, LLP||1991 - Present|
|COO Gould Title Company||Mirik, O'Connell||1989 - 1991|
|Partner||Grassia & Mariolis||1985 - 1989|
|Attorney||D'Angio & Grassia||1983 - 1985|
|Attorney||Sullivan & Webb, PC||1979 - 1983|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts, Registries Committee||Member||2010 - 2015|
|Northern Worcester County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Worcester County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts||Member||N/A|
|New Hampshire Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Lorman Education Services publication||Commercial Real Estate Financing in Massahcusetts||2008|
|Lorman Education Services publication||Real Estate Lending Requirements and Loan Documentation in Massachusetts||2007|
|PESI Publication||Massachusetts Boundary Law and Landowner Disputes||2006|
|Half Moon Publications||Practical Real Estate Title Skills in Massachusetts||2004|
|Suffolk University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1979|
|Northeastern University||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1976|
|Title Law in Massachusetts||Real Estate Title Law||2013|
|Lorman Educational Services||Commercial Real Estate Financing in Massachusetts||2008|