15 Mar IR Global: Why property lawyer Alexa Woods prefers real estate deals to court room battles
Densborn Blachly partner and real estate attorney Alexa Woods was featured in this month’s IR Global spotlight.
“Alexa Woods was a relative late comer to the law. She was 30 years old, married and keen to build a new career for herself as lawyer in Indianapolis.
At first Alexa wasn’t sure which practice area she wanted to focus on, but quickly understood that she preferred commercial and business transac- tions rather than the cut and thrust of adversarial legal issues.
“I’m just not keen on all that conflict,” she admits. “People think I always had this desire to work in real estate, but that’s not true either. I joined a firm after law school and liked the people in the real estate group – simple as that really. I liked the type of transactions and gravitated towards the people involved. I also really enjoyed working with the clients.”
Alexa believes that when most people first practice law they seldom know which area to focus on. But they tend to be sponges soaking everything up and looking for their own sweet spot. She knew early on she wasn’t cut out to be a litigation lawyer.”
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