He has extensive experience in franchise, secured financing, and real estate title disputes. Mr. Beelen regularly assists clients in understanding and addressing commercial and legal risks associated with leases, purchase contracts, and financing.
Mr. Beelen has substantial transactional and litigation experience working with residential and commercial real estate professionals, bankers and brokers, as well as builders, developers and property owners associations.
Previously, Mr. Beelen practiced transactional residential real estate law in Georgia for six years. Prior to that, he was engaged in the Atlanta residential real estate market as a mortgage loan consultant, managing offices for a Wells Fargo subsidiary and for Shearson Lehman American Express.
Mr. Beelen serves on the firm's Diversity Committee.
Related News, Publications & Presentations
Overview on Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Partnerships: Which Fits Your Business? Presentation at the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast. March 2016.
“Overview of Title Insurance Claims and Litigation.” Gary Beelen. Title Law From Start to Finish. National Business Institute. Dec 2015.
“Protect Yourself At All Times: Wear A Veil.” Gary D. Beelen. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 24, No. 139. January 2012.
“The (Bankruptcy) Trustee Cometh.” Gary D. Beelen. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 23, No. 138. January 2011.
“Odd Are, It's Not Your Closing Attorney.” Gary D. Beelen. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 21, No. 126. November 2009.
State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Real Property Section
State Bar of Ohio
American Bar Association
Gwinnett Bar Association
American Association for Justice (The American Trial Lawyers Association)
Atlanta Bar Association
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