Attorney Chesley Oriel

Business Law | Real Estate | Litigation

Attorney Chesley Oriel -smAttorney Chesley Oriel has handled thousands of real estate transactions over the past thirty eight years, including:

Representation of buyers and sellers for both residential and commercial real estate, including the negotiation and preparation of Purchase and Sale Agreements; handling the closing for the mortgage lender, and the issuance of title insurance.

Representation of every national mortgage lender.

Real estate title searches in every County in Massachusetts. Our office provides title search services for many national companies.

In addition, Attorney Oriel has handled all kinds of civil matters in the District Court, Superior Court, and Probate and Family Court.

He has practiced before the Federal District Court in Boston, as well as the First Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been an Arbitrator for FINRA (formerly NASD), which is the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority for the Securities industry, for over fifteen years, for which he has been selected to serve as Chairman of a three person Arbitration Panel in dozens of cases.

Attorney Oriel was involved in the unanimous reversal by the First Circuit Court of Appeals of the Federal District Court decision as set forth in: Nba Properties, Inc., Plaintiff, Appellee, v. Richard Gold, et al., Defendants, Appellants – 895 F.2d 30

Recently, he was successful in persuading a mortgage lender who had foreclosed on his client’s home to return the house to his client without any consideration, including the cancellation of the mortgage balance.

Middle East Business:

Attorney Oriel has developed business contacts in several of the Middle East countries, including Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Anyone desiring to do business in any of the Middle East countries should contact Attorney Oriel, who can help them facilitate getting the business licensed and/or approved by the appropriate licensing authorities. He can also arrange for translators, and any necessary security assistance that may be necessary for clients doing business in the Middle East.


University of Rhode Island: BS Degree 1966
Suffolk University Law School: JD Degree 1970

Bar Admissions:

Massachusetts Bar: April, 1970
United States District Court For Massachusetts: September, 1970
United States First Circuit Court of Appeals: November, 1971

Massachusetts Bar Association
Arbitrator for over fifteen years with FINRA (formerly NASD, National Association of Securities Dealers)
Pro Bono Services: Participant with South Middlesex Legal Services

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Attorney Chesley Oriel represents individuals and businesses throughout Massachusetts and the entire Greater Boston and Metro-west region including the communities of Acton, Arlington, Belmont, Boston, Braintree, Brockton, Brookline, Burlington, Cambridge, Canton, Dedham, Framingham, Lexington, Marlborough, Milton, Natick, Needham, Newton, Norwood, Quincy, Waltham, Watertown, Wellesley, and Worcester.