Attorney Profile:

Carl B. Lisa, Jr.

Carl B. Lisa, Jr.: Attorney with Lisa & Sousa, Ltd.

Biography

(Partner) LISA & SOUSA, LTD.

Admitted to Bar: 1996, Massachusetts; 1996, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 2003, Rhode Island.
Education: University of Rhode Island (B.A., 1989); University of Massachusetts School of Law (SNESL) (J.D., 1996).
Special Agencies: Commissioner, Rhode Island Real Estate Commission, 1997-2005.

Franchisee Representation: Full service representation of franchisees in development and financing of retail franchises; entity formation; purchase and sale of business assets and real estate throughout the United States; employment law; negotiations with franchisors and lenders; work with attorneys as counsel and co-counsel in multiple jurisdictions throughout the United States representing and defending franchisees in compliance, default and termination cases brought by franchisors.

Business Law: Purchase and sale of business assets and real estate; financing; entity formation and dissolution; shareholder/member agreements; mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations; leasing; franchising; civil litigation; arbitration and settlement negotiations.

Family/Domestic Law: Draft and negotiate pre-marital and separate property agreements; co-counsel and/or legal consultant in divorce cases involving business assets.

Secured Transactions/Financing: Draft private and commercial loan and security documents; negotiation of loan terms with lenders; representation of borrowers in commercial financing transactions, workouts and matters of loan defaults.

Wills, Trusts and Estates: Draft wills, trusts and estate plans; probate.

Real Estate: Purchase and sale of residential and commercial real estate, draft and negotiate purchase and sale agreements and leases; financing; land development; subdivision of real estate; permitting; zoning; boundary disputes; land use law.

Elder Law: Represent Rhode Island clients and their families in applications for state medical assistance programs as well as administrative appeals.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Franchise Law
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Financial Law
  • Banking Law
  • Contracts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
401-274-0600  Phone
401-421-6117  Fax
www.lisasousa.com
University Attended:
University of Rhode Island, B.A., 1989
Law School Attended:
Southern New England School of Law, J.D., 1996
Year of First admission:
1996
Admission:
Admitted to Bar: 1996, Massachusetts; 1996, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 2003, Rhode Island.
Memberships:
Massachusetts (Member, Sections on: Real Estate Law; Business Law) and American (Member, Sections on: Real Estate Law; Corporate Law) Bar Associations.
Special Agencies:
Commissioner, Rhode Island Real Estate Commission, 1997-2005.
Birth Information:
Providence, Rhode Island, October 9, 1964
ISLN:
912195696

Peer Reviews

  • 3.4/5.0 5 reviews
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  • Legal Knowledge

    3.4/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    3.4/5.0
  • Judgment

    3.4/5.0
  • Communication

    3.4/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    3.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 03/29/10 in General Practice

    Mr. Lisa is an excellent attorney and is highly regarded in the legal community. Read more

    Mr. Lisa is an excellent attorney and is highly regarded in the legal community.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Judge on 03/27/10 in Divorce

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      5.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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  • 3.0/5.0 by a Principal on 04/04/10 in Real Estate

    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0
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  • 3.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/03/10 in Real Estate Development

    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0
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  • 1.4/5.0 by a Member on 04/20/13 in Commercial Law

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      1.0/5.0
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      2.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      1.0/5.0
    • Communication

      1.0/5.0
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      2.0/5.0

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