Justin C. Strane

Top rated Real Estate attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Front Door Legal
Justin C. Strane
Front Door Legal

Practice Areas: Real Estate, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2010

Education: The John Marshall Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2024

Front Door Legal

2502 N Clark St
Ste 236
Chicago, IL 60614 Visit website

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Founder of Front Door Legal LLC, Justin Strane focuses his practice primarily on commercial and residential real estate transactions, and estate planning. His firm is located in Chicago, and he provides representation to people and businesses throughout the greater metropolitan area. In addition to his real estate practice, Justin handles a variety of other types of business matters for his clients, and he is admitted to practice in Illinois and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Justin attended the University of Michigan, where he studied political science and music and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2007. He then enrolled at The John Marshall Law School, which is now the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. While he was there, Mr. Strane was an editor of the John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law and won a first place award in a national moot court competition prior to graduating with his Juris Doctor in 2010. He also holds an LL.M. in real estate from his law school alma mater.

In his real estate practice, Mr. Strane has represented buyers and sellers in connection with the purchase and disposition of residential and commercial properties. He has also assisted condominium associations, and he has negotiated, prepared, and reviewed lease agreements involving office buildings and other commercial real property. Outside of the real estate and estate planning areas, he has helped clients launch new ventures and provided them with advice and counsel on regulatory compliance as well as mergers and acquisitions. Held in high regard by his colleagues, Mr. Strane possesses a 10.0 “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo.

Practice areas

Real Estate: Consumer, Estate Planning & Probate, Real Estate: Business

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 50% Real Estate: Consumer
  • 40% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10% Real Estate: Business

First Admitted: 2010, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.frontdoorlegal.com/about

Educational Background:
  • B.A., The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Minor in Music; Volunteer, University Unions Arts and Programs
  • The John Marshall Law School, LL.M. (Real Estate)
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Commercial tenancies: Clearly define every term in a lease agreement." Illinois State Bar Association Section on Real Estate Law (June 2016)
  • Letters of Intent (Presenter), and Landlord Tenant Representation (Panel), Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Commercial Leasing Seminar (November 2016)
  • Panelist, Exit Planning Exchange May Meeting, Exit Planning Exchange - Chicago, 2017
  • Chicago Bar Association YLS Commercial Real Estate Leasing Seminar, 2016
  • Moderated panel discussion during 2017 Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers' Section seminar on "The Role of Real Estate in Chicago's Segregated Landscape"., Moderator, How Real Estate Attorneys Can Help Resolve Chicago's Segregation, Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers' Section, 2017
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Chair, Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Real Estate Committee, 2016
  • Co-Chair, Chicago Bar Association Residential Real Estate Committee
  • Chicago Association of Realtors - Affiliate Member, 2022
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2022
  • Chair, Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Real Estate Committee, 2017
  • University of Michigan Alumni Club of Greater Chicago, 2022
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Chair, Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Real Estate Committee, 2018
Honors/Awards:
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2021
  • The Clients' Choice Award is reserved for legal professionals who receive five or more 4 or 5 star reviews on Avvo within a period of one year., Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2019
  • The Clients' Choice Award is reserved for legal professionals who receive five or more 4 or 5 star reviews on Avvo within a period of one year., Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2021
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2016
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2017
Transactions:
  • Represented the purchaser of a 78,500 square foot industrial property in Chicago for a purchase price of $3.8 million. , 2022

Office location for Justin C. Strane

2502 N Clark St
Ste 236
Chicago, IL 60614

Phone: 312-262-5522

Selections

8 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2024

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