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Edward S. Shelton

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Practice Areas

Commercial Real Estate Transactions including Conveyancing; Leasing; Easements; Finance; Land Assemblage and Development; Multi-State and Portfolio Transactions; Corporate, and Bank Facilities and REO Management, Acquisition and Disposition; Land Use Permitting and Compliance; Transactional Due Diligence; Review and Resolution of Title and Survey Issues; Tax Deferred Exchanges; Dispute Resolution Services including Landlord/Tenant and Lender/Borrower issues and Workouts; Joint Venture and Entity Formation and General Business Transactions.

Admitted
Connecticut; New York; Florida; U.S. District Court, Connecticut

Law School
Western New England College (J.D., cum laude, 1996); Member of Law Review, 1995-1996

College
Emerson College (B.S.S.P., 1980)

Member
Connecticut (Member, Executive Committee, Business Law and Real Property Sections) and American (Member, Business Law and Real Property, Probate and Trust Section) Bar Associations.

Biography
Mr. Shelton’s practice is concentrated primarily in the area of commercial real estate transactional work including acquisition, sale, lending, leasing, brokerage, title, survey, development, land use, environmental compliance and permitting as well as business law including formation of entities and related agreements. In addition to his legal skills, Mr. Shelton’s “real world” business experience in commercial sales and marketing, equipment leasing and commercial real estate, acquired prior to embarking on his legal career, brings a valuable level of business acumen to the firm. As a result, he is able to comprehend, distill and counsel clients on the legal issues inherent in both real estate and business transactions. As an active member of the community in both civic and professional organizations, Mr. Shelton served for six years on the Zoning Board of Appeals for Rocky Hill and served as the Chairman of the Rocky Hill Economic Development Commission for four years. He has been a frequent lecturer on topics within his areas of expertise, and has volunteered his time and services since 2001 as a member of the board of The New England Cognitive Center, Inc.; formerly serving as its President and Chairman of the Board. Mr. Shelton is also a board member of the Hartford Chapter of the Real Estate Finance Association of CT.

Born: New York, New York