Message from the Chairs

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


10 Practical Considerations in Deposing an Expert Real Estate Appraiser

By Kevin H. Brogan, Esq. – March 21, 2019 | How to make your cross-examination more effective and possibly even entertaining for the court, jury, or both.

Justice Kavanaugh Could Be Key Vote in Inverse Condemnation Case after Reargument Ordered

By Joe Willis – January 31, 2019 | The case involves the search of a property for any evidence of old gravesites.

Practice Points

A Quick Guide to Leasing to a Marijuana-Related Business

By Stanley S. Jutkowitz – February 28, 2019 | It is important for both parties to be represented by counsel well versed in local, state and federal laws for the parties to have a successful long-term relationship.

Top Five Lessons from My First Jury Trial

By Saba F. Sayed – February 26, 2019 | An associate’s takeaways from a four-year case involving parties from two continents and 400 filings.


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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