Christopher E. Pazar

Associate

(207) 774-0317

Chris Pazar is a Maine attorney who focuses on Real Estate and general Civil Litigation.   In addition to his own real estate litigation practice, Chris regularly serves as a mediator in real estate disputes or as an expert witness.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Mediationand Expert Witness Testimony
  • Title Insurance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation

Experience

Chris Pazar has been practicing law for 26 years.  Before joining Drummond & Drummond in December, 2008, Chris spent nine years as claims counsel for First American Title Insurance Company across the entire State of Maine.  There, he developed extensive experience in title insurance underwriting, claims litigation, and the resolution of a wide variety of real estate disputes.

Prior to his extensive real estate law career, Chris served as a prosecutor for eight years and spent nine years in private civil practice.

About Chris

Chris was raised in Arlington, Massachusetts and spent most summers and many weekends at his family’s hunting camp in Limington, Maine.

During law school, he worked as a summer associate for a small Lewiston, Maine law firm searching real estate titles.  Following law school, he accepted a position as a law clerk for the Maine Superior Court.   Chris has been practicing law in Maine ever since.

In 1987, he and his wife Anne Marie met while working together in the York County District Attorney’s Office.   They live in Yarmouth, Maine and enjoy spending their free time watching their four children on the various athletic fields, music and theatre auditoriums and scouting events in the local area.

Community Involvement

Chris volunteers for a variety of youth groups and most recently has served as the Scoutmaster for Yarmouth Boy scout Troop 35.

Education

  • Boston College Law School, J.D. (1986)
  • Boston College, B.A. (1983)

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine
  • Massachusetts

Professional Memberships

  • New England Land Title Association,
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • Massachusetts State Bar Association.

Professional Publications

  • A Practical Guide to Maine Residential Real Estate Transactions and Foreclosure (Editor)

News

3/12/2015 - Employment Law Update 2015

MAINE EMPLOYMENT UPDATE 2015 Wondering how Maine’s new laws regarding medical marijuana might impact your personnel policies? Did you know that Maine has certain leave policies in addition to FMLA? Trying to determine whether you can engage an individual as an independent contractor? Concerned that your salaried employee might not be overtime exempt? Learn the… Read more »

6/28/2013 - Attorneys at Drummond & Drummond edit and author Maine real estate treatise.

Drummond & Drummond is considered a leader in the Maine real estate law community.  Attorney Christopher E. Pazar serves as editor of the recently published “A Practical Guide to Residential Real Estate Transactions and Foreclosures in Maine,” a book designed as a legal practice manual for real estate attorneys state wide.  Attorneys at Drummond &… Read more »