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Law Office of Joel A. Stein

Attorneys

Joel A. Stein, Esq.

Experience: 

Law Office of Joel A. Stein, Nowell, MA
2007-Present
Attorney/Owner
Attorney/Owner of fifteen-person law firm with practice concentrating in real estate conveyancing, title examination, title insurance, and Land Court Actions.

Friedman & Stein, P.C., Braintree, MA
2000-2007
Attorney/Managing Partner
Attorney/Managing Partner of twenty-five person law firm with practice concentrating in real estate conveyancing, title examination, title insurance, and Land Court Actions.

Perlman Rubin & Stein, P.C., Braintree, MA
1987-2000
Attorney/Managing Partner
Attorney/Managing Partner of a law firm with practice concentrating in real estate conveyancing, title examination, foreclosure, title insurance, and Land Court Actions.  The office employed approximately forty people and conducted title research and insured transactions not only in Massachusetts, but in New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Maine.

Carvin, Stein & Friedman, Braintree, MA
1984-1987
Attorney

Carvin & Stein, Braintree, MA
1980-1984
Attorney

Law Office of Donald Carvin, Boston, MA
1976-1980
Attorney
· Originally trained as a title examiner working in the Registry of Deeds from 1976 through 1988
· Subsequently reviewed title examinations, trained other title examiners, prepared title certification, and title insurance policies.
· Prepared and attended District Court, Superior Court, and Probate Court motion sessions.

New York University, New York, NY 
B.A. 1973

Metropolitan Leadership Program; University Scholars

Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA
J.D. 1976

Legal Aid Program

Affiliations:

  • Member, Massachusetts Conveyancers Association/REBA, Board of Directors, 1988-Present
  • Chairman, MCA Registries Committee, 1988-1996
  • Chairman National Affairs/Title Insurance Committee, 1997-2010
  • Editor, MCA Guide to the Registries of Deeds, 1992, 1994, and 1996
  • President, Massachusetts Conveyancers Association, 1994
  • Member, MBA Property Section Council, 1993-1996
  • Instructor, Boston University Metropolitan College, 1988-1990
  • Lecturer, MCLE seminars on Foreclosures, Real Estate Liens and Advanced Principals of Residential Real Estate Practice
  • Lecturer, MCA seminars, 1988, 1990, and 1992
  • Lecturer, PESI and NBI seminars on Title Insurance, Title Examination and Real Estate Liens
  • Member, Abstract Club, 1996-Present
  • Land Court Title Examiner, 1978-Present
  • Land Court Guidelines Committee, 2000-Present
  • Contributing Author, Crocker’s Notes on Real Estate (MCLE), Residential Real Estate Transactions (MCLE), and Real Estate Practice in Massachusetts (MCLE)
  • Concentration, Title examination and title opinions, Land Court and Superior Court Actions
  • Awarded Richard B. Johnson Award for Service to REBA, 2007

Reference: Professional references furnished upon request


 

Victoria Q. Queeney
Attorney at Law

 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  •  complex title examination and resolution of title problems
  •  issuance of title insurance
  • drafting and negotiation of purchase and sale contracts
  • due diligence
  • commercial and residential loan documentation
  • settlement/escrow/closing services

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

Law Office of Joel A. Stein, formerly Friedman & Stein, 2001-present:  Senior attorney specializing in residential and commercial real estate law.  Buyer, seller, lender and title company representation.

Law Offices of Victoria Q. Queeney, 1996-2001: Self employed attorney concentrating in commercial and residential real estate law, title examination, small business law, probate and estate planning.

Stanton & Davis, 1992-1996: Associate attorney with focus on commercial and residential real estate law, foreclosures and small business law.  Primarily responsible for managing the residential real estate closing department and handling foreclosures. Additional areas of practice included contracts, business formation and probate.

Closings, Ltd., Associate Attorney, 1989-1992: Title work and residential loan closings.

EDUCATION

Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C., J.D. 1979, Dean’s List.

Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, B.A. 1976, Magna cum Laude; Honors Degree in History; Phi Beta Kappa.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Massachusetts Bar, December, 1979.  United States District Court Massachusetts, March 1980.