Lawyers

Joseph W. Lash

Shareholder

Assistant - Laura Perkett - lperkett@seyburn.com

Joe is a Shareholder in the Firm.  He concentrates his practice on business law and commercial real estate.  He represents a wide variety of clients, such as entrepreneurs, real estate developers, manufacturers, physicians, dentists, physical therapists, banks, landlords and tenants, in all aspects of their business.  This includes assisting clients with the formation of business entities; negotiation of leases (shopping center, industrial, office, etc.); syndication of investment opportunities; negotiation of loan documents; and purchase and sale of businesses, land and buildings. Joe is known as a “deal maker,” who uses his experience and expertise to help his clients achieve their goals in an efficient manner.

 

Memberships/ Associations

Legal
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Note, "Wisconsin v. Mitchell & R.A.V. v. St. Paul: Developing a Constitutional Test for Ethnic Intimidation Laws" 40:4 Wayne Law Review 1653 (1994)
  • Article, "What Do Those ©®TMSM Symbols Mean Anyway?" 8 Laches 372 (1997)
  • Article, "Beware of the Homestead Trap!" 8 Laches 418 (2000)
  • Assistant Editor of Wayne Law Review, 1993-94
  • Chairman, Oakland County Bar Association Real Estate Committee, 2001-02
Civic / Community
  • Member, Board of Directors for the Fresh Air Society, 2009-Present
  • Officer, Fresh Air Society, 2011-Present
  • President, Fresh Air Society, 2018-Present
  • Educator, Junior Achievement Program at Burton Elementary School
  • Member, Executive Walk Team, Boys & Girls Clubs of South Oakland County, 2008 & 2009
Awards
  • Presidents Award, Tamarack Camps, 2011
  • Michigan Super Lawyer Rising Star® 2008
Speaking Engagements
  • "Anatomy of the Shopping Center Lease Economics", ICSC Michigan Continuing Education Program for Real Estate Professionals, February 2016
  • "Selected Key Elements of a Dirt Deal: Purchase and Sale Agreements", Real Property Law Section - State Bar of Michigan Summer Conference, July 2016
  • “Everything You Ever Really Wanted to Know About Title and Survey, But Were Afraid to Ask”, Real Property Law Academy 1, Real Property Law Section - State Bar of Michigan, October 2017
Publications
  • Joseph W. Lash Receives Fresh Air Society President's Award (August 7, 2011). Read more.
  • Joseph Lash recently presented “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Reviewing Title and Survey, But Were Afraid to Ask” at the State Bar of Michigan’s Real Property Law Academy I in Grand Rapids, Michigan (December 28, 2017). Read more.