Message from the Chairs

A note from the cochairs about upcoming events and other committee activities.


Tips for Navigating the Complex Web of Shopping Mall Real Estate Agreements

By David J. Marmins and Lindsey E. Hughes– May 6, 2019 | Now more than ever, it is vital that a real estate lawyer understand the agreements that govern the operation of these properties to avoid costly and time-consuming litigation.

Certificates of Insurance and the Additional-Insured Trap

By Kenneth R. Van Vleck, Esq. – May 6, 2019 | If you have a great client, with an on-the-ball staff who ties up every loose end, then you’re fine. But in reality, not every client is quite that dogged and on point.

Practice Points

New York Supreme Court Bolsters Viewpoint That Green Energy Initiatives Are Not Taxable as Land Improvements

By Paul F. Stibbe – May 13, 2019 | The decision has important implications for clean power development and green initiatives.

The Importance of Complying with Statutory Formalities in Non-Judicial Foreclosures and Preserving Objections

By Julianna M. Charpentier, Esq. – April 25, 2019 | For lenders claiming possession of a property by virtue of a foreclosure deed, rather than through a judicial foreclosure, it's important to go back to basics.


Up in Smoke? Cannabis Law Roundtable

This discussion explores the collision of the cannabis industry and the real estate industry, including leasing, zoning, financing, personal injury and property liability, insurance (business/title insurance etc.) issues and other legal issues, along with other considerations for practitioners who may be thinking about becoming "cannabis counsel."

Section 15a of the MA Mechanics Lien Law

Boston real estate litigator Ross Wecker explains the ins and outs of the Bay State’s mechanics lien law, specifically section 15a. (9:55 min.)

Real Estate, Condemnation, and Trust Litigation

Learn how to get involved with the Real Estate, Condemnation & Trust committee and maximize your Section membership!

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