The first part of my career was spent as partner in a large international law firm,... more
The first part of my career was spent as partner in a large international law firm, then I opened the Seattle office of a large regional lawfirm, where I was also a partner. I found that the structure and attitudes of large firms did not fit how I wanted to practice law, so I decided to hang up my own shingle and practice law in the manner that I believe in. I believe that a lawyer has a... 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.