Residential Landlord Tenant Representation
Our clients benefit from our familiarity with the laws of buying, selling, and leasing properties and from Kim's years of personal experience as a Pittsburgh landlord. We will work with you as an advocate in court, a negotiator in transactions, and a trusted real estate business adviser to help you achieve the best possible outcomes.
Kim represents some of western Pennsylvania’s largest luxury apartments buildings and professional property management companies. She has served as an instructor and course planner for Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Representing Residential Landlords and Tenants, the premier course instructing Pennsylvania attorneys on all matters landlord-tenant. She has also served as a court-appointed arbitrator in Allegheny County for more than 15 years, and more recently as a mediator in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas’ Housing Court. In addition, Kim’s extensive background in employment law translates to helping property managers avoid Fair Housing claims or representing their interests should a matter arise before a city, state or federal commission.
Kim also represents small real estate investors and mom-and pop landlords in the drafting, review, interpretation and negotiation of residential leases. Should disputes arise requiring dispute resolution or litigation, you can rely upon the experience and skill of Kim to protect your interests in court in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.
Kim represents landlords and property managers regarding:
- Rent disputes
- Eviction actions and proceedings
- Lease termination
- Collection of unpaid rent
- Breach of lease litigation
- Maintenance and repair requirements
- Regaining possession of property
- Recovering damages for unpaid rent
- Recovering for damage done to the property
- Fair Housing, HUD, and discrimination claims