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George Alphonse Schell

George Alphonse Schell Jr.

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Estate Planning, Business

About Me

George A. Schell, Jr. concentrates his practice in the areas of residential and commercial real estate and lender servicing.  He regularly works with buyers and sellers in the purchase, sale, or lease of residential and commercial properties and he represents lenders in residential and commercial mortgage lending.


 


His experience in lender servicing and banking law consists of representing both residential and commercial lenders and servicers in the financing and servicing of residential and commercial real estate, including: mortgage lending; lines of credit; evictions; and foreclosure of residential properties. He oversees closings for mortgage lenders in every county of the State of New York, from title generation through closing.  The types of loans closed include, but are not limited to the following: conventional, FHA, VA, SONYMA, rural development, reverse mortgages, construction loans, commercial loans and NYS Consolidation, Extension, and Modification Agreement transactions.


 


George believes in a detail oriented approach to ensure maximum results for each of his clients.  George and his highly trained staff ensure that every matter is handled professionally, timely, and thoroughly.


 


George is a graduate of McQuaid Jesuit High School, the University of Rochester and the Villanova University School of Law.  While at Villanova, George was the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Villanova University School of Law Sports and Entertainment Law Forum.


 


George is an active participant in and supporter of the Volunteer Legal Services Project.  In the year 2000, he was the recipient of the William E. McKnight Award annually awarded by the Volunteer Legal Services Project to the Monroe County New York attorney who best exemplifies high quality service to indigent clients.  In the year 2006, he was designated Empire State Counsel by the New York State Bar Association in recognition of his pro bono service. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Real Estate: 90%
    22 years
  2. Business: 5%
    22 years
  3. Estate Planning: 5%
    22 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-225/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Schell & Schell, P.C.

280 Perinton Hills Office Park
Fairport, NY, 14450-3605

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 199403/13/2015
PAAdministrative Suspension199505/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
BV Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
BV Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Empire State CounselNew York State Bar Association2006
BV Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
BV Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
BV Peer RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
William E. McKnight AwardVolunteer Legal Services Project1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneySchell & Schell, P.C.2000 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Greater Rochester Association of Realtors - Realtor/Bar CommitteeMember2011 - Present
Mortgage Bankers Association of the Genesee RegionVice-President2011 - Present
Mortgage Bankers Association of the Genesee RegionTreasurer2010 - 2010
Greater Rochester Association of Realtors - Charitable Heart Fundraising Task ForceChairperson2010 - Present
Greater Rochester Association of Realtors - Realtor Charitable FoundationBoard Member2010 - Present
Monroe County Bar Association - Real Estate CouncilMember2010 - Present
Greater Rochester Association of Realtors - Charitable Heart Fundraising Task ForceVice-Chairperson2009 - 2010
New York State Land Title AssociationMember2008 - Present
Greater Rochester Association of Realtors - Agent's Fair CommitteeMember2007 - Present
Women Council of Realtors - Rochester ChapterAffiliate2007 - Present
American Land Title AssociationMember2007 - Present
Greater Rochester Association of Realtors - Charitable Heart Fundraising Task ForceMember2007 - Present
Greater Rochester Association of RealtorsAffiliate2007 - Present
The National Association of Mortgage BrokersAffiliate2007 - 2010
New York Association of Mortgage BrokersAffiliate2007 - 2010
Monroe County Bar Association, Real Estate SectionMember2006 - Present
Mortgage Bankers Association of the Genesee RegionMember2006 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Real Property Law SectionMember2006 - Present
American Inns of Court - Rochester, New York ChapterMember1997 - 1999
Monroe County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawN/AJuris Doctor1993
University of RochesterPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
McQuaid Jesuit High SchoolN/AN/A1986

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2008 GRAR Agent's FairChanging Landscape in Lending Practices2008