In January 2011, Chris Corey joined Smith, Gildea & Schmidt as a law clerk and continued working for the firm while he was enrolled in law school. After passing the Maryland Bar Exam, Chris joined the firm as an associate, and he is currently a me...
Practice areas & skills: Residential, Construction & Development, Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning
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A residential real estate lawyer deals with all home-ownership issues, including the purchase, sale, ownership, occupancy, and use of condos, apartments, single-family houses, and other living spaces. Typical problems a residential real estate lawyer can resolve include disputes between home buyers, real estate agents and brokers, home sellers, home builders, escrow companies, and lending banks. Because home ownership is the biggest investment most people make, you need to support every transaction with written documents. Residential real estate lawyers can prepare these documents and make sure your home-ownership rights are protected.