Shaevel, Krems, O'Connor & Jackowitz, LLP
Attorneys at Law

David R. Jackowitz

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David R. Jackowitz

Practice Focus: Real Estate Management, Real Estate Development, Commercial Leasing

"As an attorney my job is to be an agent of reality for my clients. This involves respect for the economic realities of the matter, as well as an awareness of the legally achievable results. Within this context I will do whatever it takes to meet our clients’ needs. "


• University of San Diego School of Law, J.D.
• University of Connecticut, B.A.

Memberships, Teaching, and Publications

• Massachusetts Bar, 1994 
• Massachusetts Bar Association, Real Estate and Civil Litigation Sections
• Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association


David’s legal experience since 1994 has consisted primarily of real estate, zoning, landlord/tenant, commercial leasing, litigation and representation of non-profit entities. David is a frequent presenter before the Mass Bar Association on landlord tenant matters.

Community and Professional Involvement

  • Chairman, Natick Zoning Board of Appeals

  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association Property Law Section Council

  • Board of Advisors, Huntington Ave YMCA

  • Greater Boston YMCA Member, Building and Property Committee

  • Former Trustee, Bethany Hill School, Inc. Board of Trustees

  • Former Member, Anti-Defamation League Executive Civil Rights Committee

Sample Matters

  • Represents developers regarding land use, zoning and permitting issues

  • Represents large residential management companies and has responsibility for more than 20,000 units of housing in Massachusetts

  • Represents lessors and lessees in commercial leasing issues

  • Negotiates commercial construction contracts

  • Represents purchasers and sellers of real estate