As a Director in the firm's Litigation and Real Estate practice groups, Mr. Abair's... more
As a Director in the firm's Litigation and Real Estate practice groups, Mr. Abair's legal practice encompasses a broad array of civil litigation and real estate permitting matters. His litigation work focuses on complex commercial disputes in both the state and federal courts, where he has extensive experience trying cases at the trial court level and handling appeals at the Massachusetts Appe... view profile
I provide case evaluation and collaboration in appellate and trial court cases, most... more
I provide case evaluation and collaboration in appellate and trial court cases, most often in cooperation with a client's principal counsel. I especially enjoy pre-trial consultation with a goal of exploring alternative methods of dispute resolution.Litigation through the courts is usually expensive, and the ultimate decision is made by a stranger (judge or jury), usually after a long time, som... view profile
Land use / zoning attorneys help you understand land use laws and zoning regulations, both of which concern how you use your land (for businesses, homes, farms, factories, etc.). Zoning regulations specify things such as how close together different types of buildings can be (for example, single-family homes versus high-rise apartment buildings), how far back from the sidewalk buildings must be set, how high you can build, and how much parking you need to provide. A land use / zoning attorney can determine which rules apply to your property and development activities, and whether you qualify for any exceptions to these rules.
Land Use / Zoning Attorneys in cities near Somerville, MA