Articles From Roberta C. Conwell

Road map to closing on a co-operative apartment By Roberta C. Conwell Real Estate Law, June 2009 When the real estate practitioner encounters a co-op transaction for the first time, it is not a smooth ride. There are numerous roadblocks that pop up and you have to know how to get around them. This is not the same as selling a house or a condo. In the interest of saving yourself from having to re-invent the wheel, you can use the following roadmap as a starting point in your research.
ISBA MentorCenter a stepping stone to success By Roberta C. Conwell Young Lawyers Division, October 2005 If you’re not working for yourself, you’re dead in the water!” Thus spoke the experienced lawyer to the newly admitted, mother-of-six lawyer who was finding it all she could do to drag herself to the job everyday. The words stuck in my head for six years while I worked for a giant corporation handling leasing and zoning. I pictured myself a dead fish, floating on my side. Dead in the water. As if that wasn’t bad enough, I was feeling like another kind of animal too—a chicken.

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