My first career was in municipal management, including stops with the Michigan... more
My first career was in municipal management, including stops with the Michigan Municipal League and the City of Oakwood Ohio before serving as Manager of Springboro, Ohio. I decided to go back to Law School at that point and graduated Magna Cum Laude. I have practiced in Real Estate and Local Government law for 25 years. I lecture frequently on related topics. I am proud to have been selected b... view profile
Alan has been with Pickrel, Schaeffer and Ebeling for over 40 years, working in the... more
Alan has been with Pickrel, Schaeffer and Ebeling for over 40 years, working in the firm’s Real Estate and Business Department. Alan represents buyers and sellers, owners, engineers, architects, contractors, and appraisers. In the area of real estate development, Alan is typically involved in all facets of a project, from land acquisition and initial zoning review, contract prepara... view profile
State, local, and municipal lawyers focus on a particular area of state, local, and/or municipal government regulation. These lawyers can work for the government itself or work in the private sector helping people interact with the government. State, local, and municipal lawyers are often former government agency employees and, like their federal law counterparts, usually know the best contacts for each case, and what approach to take when negotiating with local officials.