Jim Kerouac Elected Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers


Jim Kerouac Elected Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers

Manchester, NH and Portland and Augusta, ME (March 18, 2021) – Bernstein Shur Shareholder Jim Kerouac has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the premier organization of U.S. real estate lawyers.

Kerouac is one of two attorneys in New Hampshire that currently holds this designation, as well as the only attorney in the state to hold dual fellowships at both the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the American College of Mortgage Attorneys.

“I am deeply honored to be elected as a fellow of the ACREL,” said Kerouac. “I consider this to be the highest professional honor of my legal career and am dedicated to further advancing  the practice of real estate law in this new role.”

Admission to the college is by invitation-only after a selective nomination and rigorous screening process. Fellows are distinguished, nationally known practitioners who have been elected to fellowship for their outstanding legal ability, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of real estate law. Nominees must also have made significant efforts towards educating the public on industry matters and working to improve the practice of real estate law.

More About Jim Kerouac
Jim Kerouac is a Shareholder in the Real Estate and Commercial and Governmental Finance Practice Groups with nearly twenty years of experience handling complex and multi-jurisdictional commercial real estate and commercial lending transactions. He is recognized by Martindale-Hubble with an AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rating and was ranked in Chambers USA for Real Estate. He was also recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2009 – 2014 and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America ® for Real Estate Law and Commercial Transactions/UCC each year since 2016.

About Bernstein Shur
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