I began my practice in 1976 after graduating from William Mary joining my father's... more
I began my practice in 1976 after graduating from William Mary joining my father's firm that was established in 1905. After a few years handling criminal and traffic defense, real estate transaction, I concentrated my practice in litigation. Although my firm represents plaintiffs for the most part, my real estate practice has led to a speciality in defending realtors in claims of professional ... view profile
Real estate attorneys deal with the many laws and practice areas associated with land ownership issues. For example, a commercial real estate attorney knows which laws apply to commercial transactions for construction/development projects (such as condo construction), or land use/zoning projects (such as subdividing a parcel of land for development), or real property issues (such as financing a large land purchase). Likewise, residential real estate lawyers help you buy a home, or prevent you from losing your home in foreclosure. They also know how residential tenancy laws work and can advise you of your rights as a tenant. With so many types of real estate attorneys, it is important to find a specialist who does the work you need.