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Joseph Cessario

Background

Joseph Cessario is a Principal in the Private Clients Group of Cummings & Lockwood and is based in the Stamford office.  He is a Real Estate/Construction Attorney with prior professional experience as an architectural designer and development consultant, whose practice consists of the representation of individuals and businesses throughout Connecticut, with a focus on Fairfield County and surrounding areas.

Joe handles a wide variety of residential and commercial real estate matters, including real estate closing services, 1031 exchanges, condominium conversions and title issues.  He assists with the representation of a large number of condominium and cooperative associations throughout Connecticut and handles a variety of related legal matters.  Joe represents homeowners, contractors and architects/engineers with those legal issues incidental to residential and commercial construction activities. He represents landlords/tenants with rental and/or leasing of residential and commercial properties, including related eviction/collection proceedings.  Joe also represents homeowners, lenders and various other parties in connection with financing, debt workout/restructuring, foreclosure matters and deed-in-lieu/short sale transfers. He also assists with debt collection efforts by helping businesses and individuals recover unpaid balances for provided goods or services.  

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Joe worked for one of the Northeast’s leading residential real estate developers in a position that managed the development, organization and administration of multi-million dollar projects in the New York metropolitan area. 

Practice Areas

Education

  • Pace University School of Law (J.D., 2006)
  • Tulane University (Masters of Architecture)
  • Tulane University (B.A., 2002)

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2006
  • District of Columbia, 2008

Professional Organizations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • American Institute of Architects, Member
  • Urban Land Institute, Member
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Principal

6 Landmark Square
Stamford, CT 06901

T 203.351.4259

F 203.708.3825

jcessario@cl-law.com

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Background

Joseph Cessario is a Principal in the Private Clients Group of Cummings & Lockwood and is based in the Stamford office.  He is a Real Estate/Construction Attorney with prior professional experience as an architectural designer and development consultant, whose practice consists of the representation of individuals and businesses throughout Connecticut, with a focus on Fairfield County and surrounding areas.

Joe handles a wide variety of residential and commercial real estate matters, including real estate closing services, 1031 exchanges, condominium conversions and title issues.  He assists with the representation of a large number of condominium and cooperative associations throughout Connecticut and handles a variety of related legal matters.  Joe represents homeowners, contractors and architects/engineers with those legal issues incidental to residential and commercial construction activities. He represents landlords/tenants with rental and/or leasing of residential and commercial properties, including related eviction/collection proceedings.  Joe also represents homeowners, lenders and various other parties in connection with financing, debt workout/restructuring, foreclosure matters and deed-in-lieu/short sale transfers. He also assists with debt collection efforts by helping businesses and individuals recover unpaid balances for provided goods or services.  

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Joe worked for one of the Northeast’s leading residential real estate developers in a position that managed the development, organization and administration of multi-million dollar projects in the New York metropolitan area. 

Education
  • Pace University School of Law (J.D., 2006)
  • Tulane University (Masters of Architecture)
  • Tulane University (B.A., 2002)
Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut, 2006
  • District of Columbia, 2008
Professional Organizations
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • American Institute of Architects, Member
  • Urban Land Institute, Member

 

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