Deborah L. Best

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Deborah has been with JBSL since 1995. Her practice emphasizes representation of lenders who originate loans under the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily housing loan programs. She has extensive experience with the due diligence, documentation and closing of these loans. She also represents borrowers, real estate developers, landlords and tenants in transactions involving the acquisition, financing, development, leasing, and sale of commercial property

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Business Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(206) 516-3219  Phone
(206) 292-1995  Fax
University Attended:
Cornell University, B.A., History, 1991
Law School Attended:
University of Puget Sound School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1994
Year of First Admission:
2001, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; 1994, Washington
Seattle-King County (Member, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section) and Washington State and American Bar Associations.

Peer Reviews

4.6/5.0 (6 reviews)
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Seattle, Washington

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