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Theresa M. Santoro presents at the Real Estate Bar Association’s 2022 Annual Meeting & Conference

November 15, 2022

Theresa M. Santoro, Of Counsel in the firm’s Real Estate Department, presented, “When Estate Planners and Real Estate Lawyers Don’t Speak the Same Language,” at the Real Estate Bar Association (REBA)’s 2022 Annual Meeting & Conference on Monday, November 14th. Theresa discussed topics related to both estate planning and real estate law, including certifications by trustees vs. trustee certificates under M.G.L. c. 184, §35 vs. trustee certificates under, the effect of informal probate on the intestate estate; deeds of distribution; reporting the sale and disbursement, and more.

Theresa advises developers, investors, lenders, retailers, landlords and tenants on commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and financing. As Of Counsel in the firm’s Real Estate Department, her experience includes entity formation, real estate and business acquisitions, dispositions, and financing, as well as transactional commercial real estate, condominium developments and conversions, due diligence, and risk assessment involving a variety of multifaceted legal and title problems. Her practice includes representing clients in the development of businesses, hotels, restaurants, retail spaces, multifamily buildings, office and industrial buildings, warehouses, business parks, and raw land.

For nearly 150 years, The Real Estate Bar Association (REBA) has been advancing the practice of real estate law while upholding and promoting fair dealing, professional networking and collegiality among members of the real estate bar. Today, REBA continues that enduring and proud legacy by creating and sponsoring professional standards, advocating in the legislative process on behalf of its members, mentoring new members of the profession and creating educational programs.