At Crawford Law Group PLLC, we focus on real estate law, providing legal advice and transactional services in the following areas:
Residential Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate
Wills and Contracts
With our experience, technology, and well-trained staff, we complete residential deals in a timely, professional fashion-sometimes representing both the buyer and the seller. This puts many legal responsibilities squarely on our shoulders, and we are up to the task.
Our normal offices hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but we are available evenings and weekends to conduct closings for the convenience of our clients.
AND A PROFESSIONAL FRIENDLY MANNER. . .
You will find that our attorneys and staff are friendly and professional. We provide refreshments for closings, and there are toys on hand to keep children occupied while business is completed.
Our knowledge and experience in real estate law means that complex commercial real estate purchase contracts are handled professionally and properly-- to avoid future legal hassles. Banks know that we can conduct the proper due diligence for a commercial transaction when they are considering a significant real estate development loan to a commercial property purchaser.
Real estate developers also rely on our knowledge of the community and real estate law to do the proper things to make their projects successful.
If you are looking for experienced legal advice in residential or commercial real estate transaction or a real estate development issue, contact a real estate purchase lawyer now.
Or visit our Practice Areas page to learn more about how we can assist you with matters including real estate purchase contracts, real estate development loans, land use issues, and attorney title services.
A few representative clients and lenders we work with:
> Bank of Charles Town
> Branch Bank & Trust Company
> K. Hovnanian Homes
> Bank of America
> Arcadia Communities, LLC
> Shendoah Springs, LLC
> NVR, Inc. & NVR Settlement Services, Inc.
> MVB Bank, Inc.
> Jefferson Security Bank
> Navy Federal Credit Union
> Pentagon Federal Credit Union
> Midatlantic Farm Credit
> Apple Federal Credit Union
> United Bank, Inc.
> Integrity Home Mortgages
> The Mortgage Center
> Wells Fargo
> City National Bank
> Franklin American Mortgages
> Prime Lending
> Revolutionary Mortgage
Our Attorneys & Staff
Resident Attorney in Charles Town
Jim Crawford has practiced in this region of West Virginia for more than 40 years, spending most of his time in real estate law. He also served his fellow citizens as the Commander of West Virginia Air National Guard (Brigadier General, Retired 2005). Jim is the senior partner and supervises the Charles Town office which includes a paralegal, three legal assistants, title abstractor, a bookkeeper, and receptionist.
Virginia, 2017 VBS #91472
Resident Attorney in Martinsburg
Before joining the firm, Kate Ridgeway received her undergraduate degree from West Virginia University, graduating magna cum laude with a major in political science and a minor in philosophy. In May 2014, she graduated in the top third of her class from the West Virginia University College of Law. While in law school, Kate was a research assistant for an international and human rights law professor and earned three CALI awards, in recognition of the highest grade in each course. Kate was also a member of the Land Use and Sustainable Development Clinic, and as student clinician, was able to gain valuable land-use planning experience. In addition to her experience as a student clinician and research assistant, Kate has focused primarily on real estate law, spending the summer of her 1L and 2L years interning at local real estate law firms. Kate currently resides in Inwood, West Virginia.