Leaving important items out of the contract can cause big problems months after the sale goes through. In preparation for this practical, top challenges legal guide, savvy real estate professionals across the nation were asked what they consider to be the top stickiest items they've had to resolve over the last few years in a purchase and sale agreement. The responses were compiled and now this guide is ready to take you through the list of problematic items most often encountered and increasingly litigated. You'll take away best practices and real-life examples so that you can protect your clients and keep them out of trouble. Order today!
SHARON MENCHYK is an attorney with Blumling & Gusky, LLP, where her practice focuses primarily on commercial, real estate transactions and employment matters. Ms. Menchyk is admitted to practice law in the Pennsylvania state courts as well as the U.S. District Court for the Western and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association. Ms. Menchyk has utilized her experience with commercial matters to author Pennsylvania Secured Transactions Under Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code: Forms and Practice Manual. She graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
JEFFREY T. MORRIS is a partner with the law firm of Elliott & Davis, PC, where he practices in the areas of zoning; construction; business and commercial litigation matters; representing lenders in state, federal and bankruptcy courts; as well as corporate, transactional, and construction litigation matters. He is a frequent lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Federal Bar Association on commercial litigation and employment law issues. Mr. Morris is a member of the Pennsylvania, Allegheny (member, Construction Dispute Resolution Group) and American bar associations; as well as the American Arbitration Association (Commercial Arbitration Panel). He also is past vice chair of the Bradford-Wood Borough Planning Commission. Mr. Morris is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
KENNETH J. YARSKY II is a shareholder and director of Sherrard, German & Kelly, P.C., and chair of the firm's real estate services group. His practice focuses on all aspects of real estate, business and banking, estate planning, estate administration, creditor's rights, civil litigation and title insurance litigation. Mr. Yarsky's real estate practice with developers and lenders includes acquisition, development, construction, finance, leasing and zoning. He is a frequent lecturer on real estate law and related law for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Allegheny County Bar Association, National Business Institute, and various other providers of continuing education for legal, real estate, accounting, banking and insurance professionals. Mr. Yarsky is a member of the Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and American bar associations. He is a past chairman and current council member of the Real Property Section and is on the Landlord-Tenant Advisory Rules Committee, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County. Mr. Yarsky earned his B.S. degree from the University of Dayton and his J.D. degree from Duquesne University School of Law.