Areas of Practice
Valerie predominantly concentrates her transactional practice on advising clients in the areas of Real Estate, general Corporate Law and governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Probate litigation and administration. As head of the Real Estate department at Phifer Pinkham, Valerie has a breadth of experience with matters involving residential and commercial properties, conveyancing, leasing and assisting landlords with tenant default remedies, condominium conversions, and 1031 exchanges, while routinely representing buyers, sellers, and lenders. Valerie is a Title Agent with First American Title Company.
Upon admission to the bar, Valerie practiced for over two years focusing on Medicaid and probate law, as well as collections litigation.
Prior to joining Phifer Pinkham, LLC, Valerie also gained valuable experience with title review and title curative matters, as well as code violations, eviction and foreclosure litigation.
Valerie is a current active member of the Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (REBA), the Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association.
Massachusetts- November 2018
New Hampshire- September 2019
New England Law | Boston – J.D. 2018
Concentration: Intellectual Property
Honors: Deans List 2016-2018, New England Scholar 2017-2018
Affiliations: Entertainment and Sports Law Organization and Intellectual Property Law Association (IPLA)
University of Florida- B.S. in Psychology (Pre-Law track) 2014
Honors: Machen Florida Opportunities Scholar 2010-2014
Valerie resides in northern Rhode Island, with her golden retriever, Appa and ball python, Carlton. While not in office, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and pets, doing various social activities as well as attending music and entertainment shows.
Valerie is the caretaker of our office pets: Pico (betta fish) and Pierre (mystery snail), pictured below.