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Real Estate Law

Comprehensive legal advisory for real estate projects

We counsel and represent numerous clients with respect to all stages and various types of commercial real estate transactions, including both sale and purchase transactions, seller-financing and sale-leaseback transactions, and tax-deferred property exchanges.

Real Estate Sale and Acquisition

Our firm guides clients through every step of their commercial real estate sales and acquisitions. Our attorneys advocate for our clients’ interests beginning with the Letter of Intent and continuing through the due diligence review process, negotiation of title insurance coverage and through closing. A well-drafted purchase agreement can be an efficient road map to this process.

Commercial Leasing - Landlord and Tenant

We represent property owners and businesses in the leasing of office, retail, warehouse manufacturing and other spaces. We work closely with our clients and carefully prepare each lease to meet their needs and to avoid future legal issues and disputes.

Real Estate Development

We work with our clients to negotiate, document and successfully complete real estate development projects for commercial, office, golf club, residential and industrial developments. We have solid industry relationships which we utilize throughout the development process.

Real Estate Tax Appeals

Our attorneys have relationships with county assessors and work closely with county representatives to effectively negotiate commercial real estate valuations. Through simple classification requests to complicated valuation appeals, we have saved our clients tens of thousands of dollars.

Real Estate Financing

Our attorneys negotiate the best possible loan terms and documents. We have decades of experience in commercial real estate financing and lending and guide clients through this process.

Title Defense Resolution

Through quiet title actions and proceedings subsequent we resolve all title defects efficiently for our clients.

Exceptional Outcomes

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Our Attorneys

Joel LeVahn


Scott Hagel


Tom Zappia

Of Counsel

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