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Kara McGillis 100 Broadway Lane

New Parkland, CA, 91010

Cell: (555) 987-1234



Accomplished, steadfast Real Estate Lawyer dedicated to ensuring that clients successfully complete real estate transactions in a way that’s fair to all parties involved. Committed to establishing productive communications while representing clients’ best interests. Focused on remaining updated on real estate regulations and legalities pertaining to real estate contracts, agreements and leases.


    • Extensive knowledge of residential and commercial real estate procedures
    • Updated understanding of typical terms of real estate agreements and leases
    • Vast experience with the contract negotiation process
    • California State Bar member since 2010
    • Ability to carry out all aspects of discovery
    • Experience representing clients in real estate disputes
    • Possesses clear and effective verbal and written communication skills


Work Experience

March 2013 to Present Neighborhood Legal Center–New Cityland, CA Real Estate Lawyer
• Negotiated contracts and lease agreements on behalf of clients.
• Represented corporate clients in efforts to complete real estate purchases.
• Worked to find an agreeable solution to real estate contract disputes.
• Prepared cases for court when negotiation efforts fell through.
• Participated in the drafting and execution of real estate contracts.
• Responded to client inquiries in a courteous, timely manner.
• Facilitated contract/lease renewals for clients. May 2010 to March 2013 Smith & Jones Real Estate Law–New Cityland, CA Real Estate Lawyer
• Assisted the resolution of real estate contract disputes.
• Reviewed and analyzed leases for potential legal issues.
• Handled litigation related to real estate foreclosures on behalf of clients.
• Provided reliable counseling advice regarding franchise contracts.
• Worked to resolve development and property encroachment issues.
• Responded to legal issues regarding zoning regulations.
• Participated in real estate contract negotiations for new homeowners.
• Sought agreeable resolutions to real estate contract disputes.



2009 University of California, New Cityland, CA Bachelor of Science, Real Estate Law