Jensen Baird Gardner and Henry
Jensen Baird Gardner and Henry
Jensen Baird Gardner and Henry

Charles M. Katz-Leavy

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Charles M. Katz-Leavy

Direct Phone: (207) 518-5909

Area(s) of Practice:

Real Estate

Land Use and Permitting

Charles M. Katz-Leavy

Charlie is a member of the firm's Real Estate and Land Use & Permitting Practice Groups.  He handles commercial and residential real estate transactions for a variety of corporate, municipal, and individual clients. His practice is results-focused, with a priority on understanding and achieving the client's goals in an efficient and practical manner.

Charlie's clients include corporate entities and individuals involved in real estate, including large and small owners, investors, lenders, developers, condominium and homeowner associations, landlords and tenants, utilities, municipalities, and others with real estate needs.  He regularly assists clients with drafting association documents, acquisitions, sales, leasing, financing, zoning, permitting, title, boundary disputes, and other real estate matters. Representations vary from drafting commercial leases in urban areas to negotiating access easements over waterfront properties to conducting the sale of commercial timberland.  

Charlie has written and spoken on numerous real estate topics, including condo association best practices, property taxes, FEMA flood insurance rate maps, option agreements, licenses, and easements.  

Outside of the law, Charlie is a proud parent of two young children and a greyhound, a volunteer basketball coach, and an active community member.


Columbia College 2002
Boston College Law School 2006

Admitted to Practice

State of Maine 2006
Commonwealth of Massachusetts 2006


Community Associations Institute (CAI) Maine Legislative Action Committee
The Jewish Community Alliance (JCA)
Port Resources
Coach, City of Portland Parks & Recreation Department


The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law 
New England Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Real Estate, Land Use/Zoning, Energy & Natural Resources (2009-2019)
Chambers and Partners Listed as an "up-and-coming attorney who is making a name for his transactional, commercial and residential real estate practice"

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