Saxton & Stump Attorney Erik Hume Elected as Vice Chair of PBA Real Property Section

Saxton & Stump attorney Erik M. Hume was recently elected as the vice chair of the Real Property Division for the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.

The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section is focused on bringing together practitioners with varying levels of experience throughout Pennsylvania to develop their knowledge of respective areas of law. This objective is achieved through collaboration and mentorship among group members. It is the largest section of the PBA.

The section is also charged with keeping members of the PBA up to date on real estate law and to advocate for improvements and amendments relating to real estate legislation.

Hume will serve a one-year term as vice chair. During this year, he will be responsible for supervising and directing the work of the Real Property Division. This work includes legislative and professional development initiatives as well as serving on the section’s Executive Committee.

“I am looking forward to working with the new chair, Marshal Granor, and the vice chair of the Probate and Trust Law Division to further enhance our services to our members,” said Hume.

Hume, a resident of Hampden Township in Cumberland County, is a shareholder in Saxton & Stump’s Harrisburg office and chair of the firm’s Real Estate Group. He handles a variety of matters, including commercial and residential real estate transactions, land development, commercial loan origination and counseling of clients on complex condominium and planned community matters.

He regularly takes the lead in complex real estate development projects, including the negotiation of agreements of sale, coordinating due diligence, obtaining entitlements and managing the closing process. Hume has represented a number of clients in complex real estate transactions, including commercial and residential real estate developers, financial institutions, landlords, regional retail chains, colleges and universities and health care providers. Hume is also a licensed title agent.

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