Real Estate & Property Law
1856 ABA Journal Real Estate & Property Law articles.
In recent years, a growing number of law firms reduced their brick-and-mortar office space as a way to cut costs and also better meet the changing workplace needs of their attorneys.
Oct 14, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
Two Florida lawyers have been charged in an alleged foreclosure fraud scheme that cost victims nearly $750,000.
Oct 9, 2020 12:52 PM CDT
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has cut 4% of its global workforce and reorganized practice groups since undertaking a strategic review last year.
Oct 8, 2020 10:41 AM CDT
Law prof who studied Black land ownership wins ‘genius grant’
Thomas Wilson Mitchell, a law professor at the Texas A&M University, is the only lawyer among 21 winners of the…
Oct 6, 2020 3:15 PM CDT
The receiver for investment funds accused of operating as a Ponzi scheme has sued DLA Piper and Fox Rothschild for allegedly facilitating the wrongdoing.
Sep 29, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
A Cuban American judge who fought to keep a Cuban boy in the United States is said to be a top contender for the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Sep 21, 2020 3:26 PM CDT
Nearly six months into a pandemic that’s upended American society, a San Diego property owner cut a deal with a tenant: Take $10,000 and get out.
Sep 10, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
3 fully online law schools get California accreditation
On Friday, California accreditation was given to three online law schools—the Concord Law School at Purdue University Global, the Northwestern California University…
Aug 25, 2020 4:13 PM CDT
A lawyer has been suspended after falsely telling four clients that he had resolved their cases and then paying them amounts ranging from $10,000 to $424,000 from his personal funds.
Aug 5, 2020 8:30 AM CDT
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has filed a lawsuit contending that it is entitled to return of rent on unoccupied New York City offices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 29, 2020 10:24 AM CDT
The Michigan Supreme Court ruled Friday that the takings clause in the state constitution prevents counties from selling homes for unpaid tax debts and keeping all surplus proceeds.
Jul 20, 2020 3:10 PM CDT
A Florida lawyer has been suspended after sending a string of disparaging emails and text messages to the treasurer of a condo association.
Jul 10, 2020 11:57 AM CDT
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a no-pets building in Iowa City, Iowa, should not have allowed a new tenant to have an emotional support dog after an objection by another tenant with severe allergies.
Jul 2, 2020 11:03 AM CDT
Jenner & Block says abatement provisions in its Chicago lease cover situations like the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is entitled to an $840,000-plus credit for overpayment.
Jun 24, 2020 12:49 PM CDT
The legal industry has fared surprising well during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey of mostly larger law firms by Wells Fargo Private Bank's legal specialty group.
Jun 23, 2020 11:49 AM CDT
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