Coverage Denied to Attorney Simultaneously Practicing Law & Real Estate Brokerage

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From the PLUS Journal article “Risky Business: Coverage Denied to Attorney Simultaneously Practicing Law & Real Estate Brokerage” (July 2012) by Joel T Shackelford. Oftentimes, attorneys practicing in real estate, whether in real estate transactions or litigation, become intimately involved in the real property dealings of their clients. It is common for these attorneys to draft offer letters, or purchase and sale agreements, and/or communicate directly with brokers, agents, buyers, sellers, and financial institutions in order to consummate a successful real estate deal, or resolve a litigated real estate matter. It is reasonably held and believed amongst attorneys that the regular [...]