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Jeana Publico McMurray

Real estate Attorney at Newport News, VA

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    Maryland - MD 5 years
    Virginia - VA 11 years
  • Licensed for 5 years
    State MD
    Acquired 2018
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State VA
    Acquired 2012
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Jeana

Learn Jeana’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Landlord or tenant
    20%
    Landlord and tenant matters can be complicated. Whether dealing with an eviction, security deposit or repairs dispute, or just reviewing your lease. Jeana has years of experience, representing landlords and tenants.

    11 years

  2. Real estate
    20%
    A home purchase is often the largest and most significant investment of a person’s life. Likewise, the sale of a home is no simple task. It is important to have an attorney on your side to handle whatever issues come up.

    10 years

  3. Contracts and agreements
    15%
    Contacts are more than just a piece of paper. They can oftentimes create turmoil if not written and defined properly. It is important to have an attorney review or draft your contract and provide clarity regarding your legal rights.

  4. Foreclosure
    10%
    Whether you think you want to fight a foreclosure in court, apply for a loan modification, sell as a short sale or deed in lieu of foreclosure, speaking to an experienced lawyer is crucial to understanding your rights.

    11 years

  5. Bankruptcy and debt
    8%
    When a financial crisis hits, and you can’t pay your bills, be sure to consult with an experienced attorney. The consequences of collection actions like lawsuits, foreclosures, and repossessions can be severe.

  6. Litigation
    8%
    Whether you're filing a civil suit or are being sued you need an attorney that will look out for your best interests. Jeana is a skilled negotiator and will zealously advocate for you in and out of the courtroom.

    11 years

  7. Business
    7%
    Whether you are just getting your business started or it’s already up and running, you will want an attorney you can turn to for advice.

  8. Estate planning
    7%
    Most people should have some type of estate plan, will, transfer-on-death deed, living will and medical directive. Planning ahead will ensure that your wishes are known if you should die or become incapacitated.

    11 years

  9. Debt settlement
    5%
    When a financial crisis hits, and you can’t pay your bills, be sure to consult with an experienced attorney. The consequences of collection actions like lawsuits, foreclosures, and repossessions can be severe.

Jeana P. McMurray is an experienced litigator with a strong background in matters of real estate, title, foreclosure, landlord tenant, collections, contracts, wills, estates, and business disputes. Jeana prides herself on being able to swiftly resolve matters for her clients using both alternative dispute resolution and tactful litigation when the situation calls for it.

Jeana has been in private practice representing homeowners, mortgage lenders, loan servicers, banks, landlords, business owners, and families since 2012 and has handled matters ranging from complex mortgage disputes to simple will or deed drafting. Jeana takes a personal interest in each of her clients ensuring that expectations are properly communicated and all questions are answered swiftly.

After finishing her bachelor’s degree at the University of California San Diego, Jeana pursued her juris doctorate at Regent University School of Law. Jeana focused her time in law school as a founding member of the Center for Global Justice and spent a summer abroad drafting legislation to combat human trafficking in India.

Jeana is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of Maryland. She is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

A San Diego native, Jeana relocated to Virginia in 2009 and now calls Yorktown home. She lives with her husband, two daughters, and two dogs. Jeana enjoys baking, day trips to the mountains and beach, and visiting the local sights and sounds on the Peninsula.

Location

Hanger Law
760 McGuire Place
Newport News, VA, 23601
Hanger Law
618 Village Dr.
Suite J
Virginia Beach, VA, 23454
Hanger Law
1100 Volvo Parkway
Suite 340
Chesapeake, VA, 23320
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Reviews

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Posted by Julia | October 9, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very nice to work with!
She explained all the paperwork very well and was detailed without making it feel long or drawn out. She also was very upbeat and made the entire process a lot of fun! Would recommend and would do again.

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AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Hanger Law
  • 2019 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Brock and Scott, PLLC
  • 2017 - 2019
  • Associate Attorney
  • Heath J. Thompson, P.C.
  • 2012 - 2017
  • Legal Intern
  • Freedom Firm
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Legal Intern
  • Virginia Indigent Defense Commission
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Legal Intern
  • Legal Aid Society Of Eastern Virginia
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Student Ambassador
  • Center for Global Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law
  • 2010 - 2012
  • Legal Intern
  • Law Offices of David Thompson
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate
  • CASA of San Diego County
  • 2008 - 2009
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Education

  • Regent University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • University of California - San Diego
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2009

Associations

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Admitted
  • 2018 - Present
  • American Land Title Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Admitted
  • 2012 - Present
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Admitted
  • 2012 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Admitted
  • 2012 - Present
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Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Client Champion Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Top Lawyer
  • Avvo
  • 2020
  • Best of 2019
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine
  • 2019
  • Wills for Heroes Project
  • Governors Recognition for Service
  • 2016
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Speaking Engagements

  • Real Estate Continuing Legal Education/Short Sales
  • Real Estate Continuing Legal Education/Short Sales-Instructor
  • 2020
  • Short Sale v Foreclosure in the Marketplace
  • Short Sale v Foreclosure
  • 2019
  • Short Sale v Foreclosure in the Marketplace
  • Short Sale v Foreclosure
  • 2019
  • Short Sale and Foreclosure in the Marketplace
  • Short Sale v Foreclosure
  • 2019
  • Foreclosure and Foreclosure Defense
  • Loan Modification and Loss Mitigation
  • 2018
  • Foreclosure and Foreclosure Defense
  • Loan Modification and Loss Mitigation
  • 2018
  • Foreclosure and Foreclosure Defense
  • Loan Modification and Loss Mitigation
  • 2018
  • Foreclosure Education
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • 2017
  • Foreclosure Education
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • 2017
  • Foreclosure Education
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • 2017
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Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (7)
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Real estate Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeana is detail-oriented, responsive and results-driven! She is a zealous advocate and fully understands what it takes to be an excellent litigator. Her expertise includes Real Estate, Family Law, Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, etc.), Civil Litigation, Business Formations, Contract Review, and Foreclosure Defense. She is results-driven and zealously advocates for her clients’ best interests. I highly recommend Jeana for all of your legal needs!"
Litigation Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeana is a solutions-oriented attorney who aggressively advocates for her client's position. She is a skilled negotiator, yet not afraid to take matters to court. When you see an attorney like Jeana who is as excited to win in court as she is to craft an out of court solution, she's tough to beat! Jeana is professional, calm, courteous, tough, fair-minded and gets results!"
Litigation Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeana is a detail-oriented professional and highly respected in her field. She has an expansive knowledge of the law and is my go-to for foreclosure defense and all litigation matters on the peninsula. Jeana’s experience in and outside of the courtroom makes her a well-rounded attorney for all of your legal needs!!! She is results-driven and zealously advocates for her clients’ best interest!"
Real estate Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeana takes the time to counsel clients on their situation, examine the scenario from every angle and advocate for her client's best interest. She has extensive experience in many aspects of the law, making her an expert in her field. Jeana's expertise includes real estate, foreclosure defense, estate planning (wills, trusts, etc.), civil litigation, business formations, and contract review. She is a results-driven attorney and zealously advocates for her clients’ best interests. I highly recommend Jeana for all of your legal needs!"
Real estate Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeana is honest, trustworthy and passionate about helping others. She is knowledgeable in numerous areas of the law and deeply cares about counseling her clients. She works diligently for the best interests of her clients and obtains outstanding results!"
Real estate Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeana is a knowledgeable, professional and detail-oriented attorney with years of experience in different aspects of the law. Her areas of expertise range from real estate, will and estates, contract law, foreclosure defense, and litigation. Her extensive legal background allows her to handle complex legal matters inside and outside of the courtroom. Jeana is a results-driven attorney and zealously advocates for her clients’ best interest!"
Litigation Attorney | Mar 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeana is an experienced and knowledgeable attorney in many areas of the law. She vigorously defends her clients in and out of the courtroom. Her vast expertise makes her a great asset to every one of his clients and she will quickly become your trusted advisor. I highly recommend her for those looking for an efficient, effective and results-driven attorney."
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Newport News Real estate Lawyer Jeana Publico McMurray
Jeana Publico McMurray
Real estate Attorney
Newport News, VA
Licensed for 11 years