Maryland Eminent Domain Lawyer Joseph Suntum Earns Prestigious CRE® Designation

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Owners’ Counsel of America congratulates condemnation attorney Joseph Suntum, the Maryland representative of OCA, on his recent CRE® designation from the Counselors of Real Estate®.

Joseph Suntum, the Maryland member of the Owners' Counsel of America, recently earned the CRE designation from the Counselors of Real Estate.

Joseph Suntum, the Maryland member of the Owners' Counsel of America, recently earned the CRE designation from the Counselors of Real Estate.

Joe Suntum is one of the few exceptional trial lawyers who has achieved success in both high profile criminal trials and complex multi-million dollar civil lawsuits.

The Owners’ Counsel of America is pleased to announce that Joseph P. Suntum, was recently awarded the prestigious CRE® designation from the Counselors of Real Estate®. A partner at Rockville-based Miller, Miller & Canby, Chartered, Mr. Suntum is the Maryland representative of Owners’ Counsel of America, a national association of eminent domain lawyers dedicated to representing property owners in condemnation, inverse condemnation and property rights matters.

“I am honored and humbled to receive the CRE designation from the Counselors of Real Estate,” said Suntum. “I am confident that collaboration with other CREs across the country and the globe will assist me in providing the best possible representation to my clients.”

Joseph Suntum, who began his trial practice career as an Assistant Public Defender for Montgomery County, has achieved significant success over the last 26 years representing property owners throughout Maryland in eminent domain and land valuation litigation. Decades of trial experience coupled with an intimate knowledge of the law of eminent domain and the science of real property valuation, have equipped him to vigorously defend his clients' private property rights and secure just compensation in condemnation proceedings. In addition to eminent domain and property rights defense, he practices in the areas of real estate litigation, complex business litigation and appellate advocacy.

Founded in 1953, the Counselors of Real Estate® is the membership organization established exclusively for real estate advisors who provide intelligent, unbiased, and trusted advice for a client or employer. The organization serves 1,100 members worldwide, all holding the CRE® credential, of which approximately 50 are practicing attorneys. CREs are recognized in the real estate industry as having consistently demonstrated the highest levels of knowledge, experience, integrity, and judgment.

“Joe Suntum is one of the few exceptional trial lawyers who has achieved success in both high profile criminal trials and complex multi-million dollar civil lawsuits,” said Cathy Newman, Executive Director of the Owners’ Counsel of America. “Joe is a highly effective litigator who is committed to his clients and to integrity in the law of real estate. We congratulate him on earning the prestigious CRE designation, for which he is extremely deserving.”

About Miller, Miller & Canby, Chartered:

For 70 years, Miller, Miller & Canby has been one of the most respected law firms in Montgomery County, Maryland. This recognition is built on experience, a stellar record of achievement and deep roots in the community. The firm focuses on five core areas of practice: Land Development, Real Estate, Litigation, Business and Tax, and Trusts, Estates and Elder Law. Miller, Miller & Canby is proud to have maintained this standard of service since the firm’s founding in 1946 and continues to abide by this standard every single day. For more information, please visit http://www.millermillercanby.com.

About Owners' Counsel of America:

The Owners’ Counsel of America (OCA) is a nationwide network of experienced eminent domain lawyers dedicated to protecting the rights of private property owners large and small, locally and nationally, and to advancing the cause of property rights. The condemnation attorneys affiliated with OCA are in private practice in nearly every state and represent private owners against federal, state, and local governments, utilities, transportation and redevelopment authorities and other agencies that may be armed with eminent domain power. For more information or to locate a property rights lawyer in your state, please visit http://www.ownerscounsel.com.

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