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Karen Abrams Published in “Probate and Property”

Published: December 6, 2009

The November / December 2009 edition of Probate & Property, an American Bar Association bi-monthly journal of items of interest to “dirt” lawyers, features an article written by Karen Abrams, Senior Attorney at the law firm of Meislik & Meislik, titled “‘Memorandum of Lease Clause – More Than Just Boilerplate.” Her article provides a detailed explanation of the need, or lack thereof, for the execution of a Memorandum of Lease when entering into a lease, as well as factors that one should take into consideration when determining whether or not to execute and record a Memorandum of Lease.

Karen is a senior attorney at Meislik & Meislik. Her practice includes a broad range of leasing, banking, and commercial real estate transactions. She has extensive experience in crafting and negotiating commercial leases, representing local, regional, and national commercial landlords, tenants, and brokers with respect to both office and retail space. Her real estate practice also includes the acquisition, sale, and financing of real property. She regularly writes and speaks in the field of Retail Real Estate law, and recently returned from such an engagement at the ICSC Shopping Center Law Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. She can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this e-mail address) or at (973) 783-3000.

Meislik & Meislik is a law firm focusing on business and commercial real estate matters. The firm provides their clients with special expertise in the area of Retail Real Estate Law. Located in Montclair, New Jersey, it represents developers, investors, landlords, and single and multiple-location tenants locally as well as nationally and regionally. More about Meislik & Meislik can be found on its website at

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