Witherspoon Kelley represents a wide variety of buyers, sellers, lenders, and borrowers in every type of industrial, commercial and residential real estate transaction. As the largest real estate practice in the Inland Northwest, we handle environmental land use and zoning work for both developers and retailers, in conjunction with the preparation of documentation.
The real estate group has a substantial real estate litigation practice representing builders, owners, sellers, purchasers, landlords, tenants, developers, realtors, title insurance companies and their insureds, citizens groups, and financial institutions. We are a Tier 1-rated law firm for Real Estate pursuant to US News and World Report - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms."
Areas of Emphasis:
Condominium formation and conversion
Easements, boundary disputes and real property covenants
Environmental conditions and impact statements
Land use planning
Platting and subdivision work
Purchase and sales agreements
Real estate and asset-based financing
Water rights and transfers
Creation of several mixed-use condominiums in urban areas
Leasing for branch offices of large commercial bank and downtown Spokane shopping mall
Negotiated ownership and transfer of water rights under a 100 year old pre-statute land and water right lease between client and municipality
Organization, siting, leasing, construction, and operation of a juvenile detention facility by a consortium of nine Eastern Washington counties, 1995-present