Real Estate Law
Sophisticated real estate transactions and litigation are a major practice area of our firm. Our attorneys are knowledgeable and experienced in real estate-related disputes, including arbitration and traditional litigation. We have represented clients in all areas of the real estate industry, including owners, developers, management companies, brokers, and investors.
We have handled – and tried to conclusion – many real estate-related disputes. Our experience is broad and includes disputes involving:
- Lawsuits between purchasers and sellers of real estate
- Landlord/tenant controversies involving commercial real estate
- Actions among partners or members of partnerships
- Rezoning appeals
- Permitting appeals
- Management agreements
- Multi-family, hotel and office property management contracts
- Title insurance
- Commercial, office and industrial leasing
- Brokerage commissions for office, commercial and industrial properties
- Eminent domain, and in particular, consequential damage and business loss claim
Mr. Creed represents small businesses and individuals in transactional real estate matters, transactional business matters, business/real estate and civil litigation, contracts, technology law, intellectual property law, construction litigation, and personal finance matters such as bankruptcy and estate planning. He is licensed to practice in all courts in Washington State and California.
Lisa R. Elliot
Mrs. Elliott is Special Counsel/Of Counsel to the Law Offices of Joseph W. Creed. She is an accomplished litigator with expertise in the areas of federal civil rights actions and police litigation. She has also successfully handled real estate fraud, contracts litigation, and tort liability claims. Ms. Elliott has practiced in both State and Federal Court. She is licensed to practice in all courts in Washington State and California..
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With a practice that focuses on the representation of consumers and small businesses they aggressively address the legal maze their clients find themselves in and bring a sense of clarity and calm. Specializing in the areas of Real Estate, Business Law, Personal Finance and Family Law, Creed Law was founded on a strong commitment to provide their clients with a personal service that set them apart from most law firms, and the valued legal counsel that Creed Law has a reputation for.