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Real Estate, Family, Corporate Attorney

Location:
Mooresville, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
May 31, 2017

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TINISHA M. ST. BRICE, ESQ.

Mooresville, NC ***** 860.***.****

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ATTORNEY

Effective and Efficient Exceptional Research and Writing Skills Client Focused

Sturdy foundation of law using knowledge of legal precedents, interpretations, rulings, regulations and settlements. Proficient in gathering evidence to formulate legal strategies, initiate actions and dissect probable outcomes. Strength in analysis and negotiation of transactions. Adept in managing significant workload of different matters in timely and accurate manner. Recognized for ability to pivot quickly as needs and priorities change. Excellent communication skills. Strength in presenting strong analytical, interpersonal, drafting, negotiating, written and oral competencies. Demonstrated ability in building trusted and lasting client-attorney relations.

Expertise Includes:

Commercial and Residential Real Estate

Court Procedures

Small Business Formation

Document Drafting

Landlord Tenant

Trusts and Estate Planning

Client Relationship Management

Employment Discrimination

Negotiations

Contract Management and Review

Areas of Specialization:

Civil Law

Real Estate

Family Law

Probate and Estate Planning

Landlord/Tenant Law

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TINISHA M. ST. BRICE & ASSOCIATES, West Hartford, CT

Solo Practitioner (2005 to 2016)

Formed and advised small businesses, including non-profit organizations, reinforcing business evolution.

Tried family law cases, including child custody, earning sole custody awarded to clients.

Handled child neglect cases, reuniting children with biological parents and prevention of children being removed from their home, including termination of parental rights trials, generating judgments of termination of biological parent in favor of clients.

Negotiated complex residential and commercial real estate contracts, resolved difficult title issues, including foreclosure mistakes, which would have resulted in clients’ inability to purchase desired properties.

Consulted and drafted commercial lease agreements, facilitating first time business owners to occupy office space, employment contracts and independent contractor agreements, bringing about doctors joining medical practices.

Represented Plaintiffs in employment discrimination cases in public hearings at Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities which resulted in negotiated settlements favorable to clients above their expectations.

Ensured clients were well educated in real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and finance matters, general corporate matters, asset acquisitions and refinancing loans by providing in-depth counseling.

Drafted estate planning documents, including special needs trusts, which have withstood probate process. Defended clients in will contest matters, resulting in them receiving family owned property both real and personal.

Secured favorable judgments for landlords and tenants during evictions proceedings.

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SCOTT B. FRANKLIN & ASSOCIATES, West Hartford, CT

Associate (2002 to 2005)

Processed all facets of commercial and residential real estate transactions, including resolving difficult title issues, allowing clients to close within reasonable time periods.

Acted for clients in land use, zoning, and environmental cases securing decisions granting variances in cases of first impression.

Advocated for corporate clients in court, as only litigation attorney in the office, widening firm’s ability to take on additional cases that included small claims matters.

Composed estate planning documents, including researching and drafting first special needs trust.

Added to firm’s Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTA), as 1st associate in firm providing opportunity to sign business checks and manage company funds.

Governed the operation of practice in the absence of the managing attorney, directing support staff.

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT SCHOOL OF LAW, Hartford, CT

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Major: Criminal Justice, Minor: Sociology

UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, West Hartford, CT

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CLE: Best Practice Compliance

Commercial Real Estate

Land Title Issues

Ethics

CERTIFIED AND CERTIFICATIONS

TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Certified

Connecticut Attorney Title Insurance Agent

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

Proficiency in Word and Excel

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND VOLUNTEERISM

Appointed to the Governor’s Domestic Violence Restraining Order Task Force

First Time Homebuyer Speaker

ADMISSIONS

Licensed to practice before all State Courts and Court of Appeals in Connecticut

Comity Application pending in North Carolina



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