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William Debear - Boston, MA

175 Federal StreetSuite 1210 Boston, MA 02110

Updated: 02/18/2024

Boston Real Estate Lawyer

About William Debear

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate


  • 60%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1979
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Other Affiliations

  • Community Associations Institute-New England (Chair, Attorney’s Committee, 1997)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association


  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1979
  • Cornell University, 1976
    Honors: With Distinction in All Subjects


Office Information


175 Federal StreetSuite 1210 Boston, MA 02110

Accepts Credit Cards




  • Author, Massachusetts Condominiums, Chapter 5, 2017 Supplement (Residential Condominiums-How to Handle a Condominium Unit Sale)
  • Co-author, Real Estate Title Practice in Massachusetts, Chapter 20 (Condominiums and Homeowners’ Associations, 2010)
  • Panelist, Real Estate Title Practice in Massachusetts (2005, 2006)
  • Panelist, Handling Residential Real Estate Transactions in Massachusetts (1999-2008)
  • Panelist, Nuts & Bolts of Residential Real Estate Transactions (1998)

Representative Cases

  • Entis v. Rent Control Board of Brookline, 399 Mass. 158 (1987)
  • Spinnaker Island and Yacht Club Holding Trust v. Bd. of Assessors of the Town of Hull, 49 Mass.App.Ct. 20 (2000)
  • Eisenberg v. Phoenix Association Management, Inc., 56 Mass.App.Ct. 910 (2002)
  • One Salem Street Improvement Association v. Marchese, 84 Mass.App.Ct. 1117 (2013)
  • Viola v. Millbank II Associates, 44 Mass.App.Ct. 82 (1998)
  • Osorno v. Simone, 56 Mass.App.Ct. 612, 779 N.E.2d 645 (2002)

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