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Lonergan Law Firm, PLLC

  1. 1. The Lonergan Law Firm, P.L.L.C by Gaylene Rogers Lonergan, Esq.
  2. 2. <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Who we are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attorneys practicing real estate, business law, bankruptcy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closing Office for real estate transactions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What we do </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protect our clients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make deals happen </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why choose us </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our philosophy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our fees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our stragegy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our attorneys </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Who We Are - Attorneys </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial and residential real estate law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Representing investors, landlords, tenants, lenders, distressed owners, realtors and agents, mortgage professionals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Short Sale and Loan Modification negotiation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real Estate Related Small business law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Setting up business entities, such as corporations, S-corps, LLCs, and Series LLCs as it relates to a real estate transaction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drafting, review, and negotiation of contracts and resolution of disputes as it relates to real estate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real Estate Related Litigation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Representation in disputes, responses, claims, defenses, evictions, foreclosures, mechanics liens and collections. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bankruptcy – consumer and business bankruptcy </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Who We Are – </li></ul><ul><li>Unusual and complex real estate transactions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wraps, assignments, subject-to’s, double closings, short sales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial transactions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Straightforward retail closings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If it’s legal and ethical, we can handle it </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What We Do </li></ul><ul><li>Make deals happen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Different from other attorneys – we don’t overlawyer for the sake of fees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t let overprotection get in the way of a good deal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate transactions for our clients – whatever that takes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educate our clients to make savvy decisions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Protect our clients </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Counsel clients when a deal has bad terms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide strategies that could save clients money down the road </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide growth models with asset protection entities to help grow and protect </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enable and empower our clients </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with new clients as deals start out simple and grow more complex </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Empower clients to make better business decisions </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Why Choose Us </li></ul><ul><li>Our Strategy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be progressive, but protect the client </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t get in the way of business by being overly protective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help the client achieve his goals – become a partner with the client in achieving their objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide the best service while maintaining the highest level of ethics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build relationships and trust so that client leave the firm happy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be a wealth of information that can help clients – </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide every real estate related service needed by a client – legal advice, closing, litigation support, corporate organization – Our staff can take the client through the whole process from the beginning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide reasonably priced legal assistance – Full value for the cost </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Why Choose Us </li></ul><ul><li>Our fees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our associate attorney rates are $225 per hour, but for BNI members, we will give a discount to $200 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My rates as the firm partner are $375 per hour, but for BNI referrals, it will be $350 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most closing costs are around $1000, and the title policy premiums are based on the purchase price </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our fee for setting up most entities is around $400 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review of contracts and documents is done on an hourly basis, and many simple contracts can be reviewed for as little as $150 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bankruptcies costs vary depending on whether consumer or business </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Why Choose Us – Our Attorneys </li></ul><ul><li>Gaylene Rogers Lonergan – Founder and Managing Attorney </li></ul><ul><li>More than 25 years experience in all aspects of real estate law, banking, mortgage & title transactions. </li></ul><ul><li>Board Certified in Residential and Commercial Real Estate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Title Insurance Associate by the Texas Land Title Association </li></ul><ul><li>Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Woman Owned Business </li></ul><ul><li>Owner of the Lonergan Fee Office of Attorneys Title Company since 2002. </li></ul><ul><li>Co-owner of Texas Real Estate Investors Circle, the largest real estate investment association in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, with over 1200 current members </li></ul><ul><li>Member – Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys </li></ul><ul><li>“ AV” Rating under Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review System </li></ul><ul><li>Member – Texas Land Title Association, North Dallas Chamber of Commerce, Southwest Women’s Business Council </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Texas Tech University (B.A. Cum Laude, History, 1979), Texas Tech University Graduate School (M.B.A., 1983), and Texas Tech School of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 1983) </li></ul><ul><li>Native Texan (Sudan, Texas) </li></ul><ul><li>Mother of Gwyneth Lonergan </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Why Choose Us – Our Attorneys/Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Abid Hussain – Associate Attorney </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Why Choose Us – Our Attorneys/Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Jennifer Mitchell – Associate Attorney </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Why Choose Us – Our Attorneys/Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Jennifer Wade – Of Counsel </li></ul>
  12. 12. LONERGAN LAW FIRM, PLLC 12801 N. Central Expressway Suite 150 Dallas, Texas 75243 214-503-7509 214-503-8752 facsimile www.lonerganlaw.com www.northdallasbankruptcyattorneys.com