During his practice, Bob has represented individuals and businesses generally and concerning a myriad of issues and disputes. He has earned the AV rating, the highest rating given by the prestigious lawyer listing firm Martindale Hubbell.
Bob has advised families, executors, and trustees concerning the settlement of estates. He has also organized and counseled start-up and established corporations and other business entities of all sizes, prepared simple wills and trusts as well as complex estate plans, litigated personal and business matters, represented buyers, sellers, and lenders in residential real estate and leasing transactions, represented investors purchasing multifamily buildings in transactions exceeding $20 million, prepared small-business leases and anchor leases for national chains. For many years Bob was chief legal officer (General Counsel) to a company with over 13,000 employees and at one point was the largest supermarket chain in New England. Bob graduated from Brookline High School when it was named the best public secondary school in the United States; received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colby College in Waterville Maine, a Doctor of Laws degree from the Boston University School of Law, which school was recently chosen among the top 10 (and in certain years the top 5) law schools in the USA. At B.U. Law School he was appointed to Law Review, (the honor society at law schools),and after graduating, while in the full-time practice of law, Bob obtained a masters degree in taxation from B.U. Law School. Approximately 10 years ago, Bob established a law office in his home, physically apart from the residential portion of his home, which he equipped with the most current computers and software, telephones, fax, e-mail, copying and research equipment, providing him facilities of most law firms. Bob acts as legal advisor and counselor to families, executors, and trustees concerning the settlement of estates, employment issues, personal injury claims, preparation of simple wills and trusts as well as complex estate plans and settlement of estates. He has also organized and counseled start-up and established businesses, litigated personal and business matters, represented buyers, sellers, and lenders in residential real estate and leasing transactions, represented investors purchasing and selling multifamily buildings, and prepared small business and anchor leases for national chains. He has been active in real estate transactions in Jamaica Plain and Greater Boston. With his vast experience and exposure to virtually all areas of law, Bob will work with you to obtain the best possible resolution to the legal transaction, cause or issue that currently concerns you, as quickly and economically as is reasonably possible.. Bob is a dedicated athlete finding time to play vigorous and highly skilled tennis 3 to 4 times per week. "Today's 70s are yesterday's 50s". ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
111 Perkins Street
Jamaica Plain MA 02130
During the earlier part of his career, Bob Grodberg specialized in the representation of business entities and individuals in connection with commercial and personal real estate matters, including acquisitions and sales of investment property, residences, business and investment real estate, commercial retail leasing, and estate planning.
At one point in his career, he was employed as General Counsel for the law department of the then largest supermarket chain in New England, during which time his responsibility included general corporate matters, anchor leasing, security and employment issues.
Throughout his career he has been involved in virtually every area of the law.
After the pleasure and obligations of support for his family, including college and law school tuitions (two of his children are successful lawyers) , the reduced responsibilities enable him to fulfill an important responsibility of lawyers; that being, to devote a portion of a lawyer's professional time to helping people in meritorious situations to resolve problems; whether to right a wrong in an employment or other situation, counsel a start-up or existing business, prepare wills, trusts and estate plans, in each instance, on a basis which accommodates the client's financial condition and the issue at hand, and, considering the client's financial condition and the complexity and resolution of the matter, allows for a fair payment for legal services rendered.
Over the past several years Bob has accepted representation in a variety of matters, including: senior's issues; discrimination and harassment issues, representation of business organizations, sales and purchases of residential and commercial real estate, and personal injury, malpractice and employment matters.
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