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Jenna Jones

Jenna Jones
Jenna Jones

jjones@bdjalaw.com

Commercial Real Estate Law and Corporate and Transactional Law

Jenna’s diverse experience benefits clients in a range of industries, including local government, utilities, manufacturing, sports and recreation, finance, retail, transportation, development, construction, surveying and engineering.

After building her practice at two firms, Jenna practiced privately for eight years with a focus on real estate, leasing and general business matters. Jenna then served as in-house counsel for a commercial real estate development and management company with a portfolio of more than 20 retail shopping centers in five states. Jenna returned to the firm setting, with her practice focused on corporate, commercial real estate, and economic development and incentives. Her broad experience allows her to provide comprehensive representation to her clients at Bishop, Dulaney, Joyner & Abner, P.A.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Real Estate Matters
  • Business Formation and Financing
  • General Business and Corporate Governance

Comprehensive Corporate and Transactional Representation

Jenna’s typical clients at Bishop, Dulaney, Joyner & Abner include:

  • Members of the retail, development and construction industries
  • Local government and utilities
  • Financial institutions
  • Manufacturers
  • Transport companies
  • Sports and recreation facilities
  • Surveyors and engineers

She has served on numerous municipal projects including the Streetcar Starter Project and as contract counsel to the City of Charlotte for the LYNX Blue Line light rail extension, as well as mitigation banking and conservation easement matters.

Jenna routinely represents clients in all areas of commercial real estate including:

  • Acquisition
  • Finance and refinance
  • Permitting
  • Zoning
  • Resolution of abandoned railroad rights-of-way
  • Construction
  • Lease and sale
  • Title issues, including survey matters, easements, rights-of-way and insurance coverage

Education

University of Miami School of Law

  • Juris Doctor, Dean’s List, 1993
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • University of Miami Inter-American Law Review
  • International Moot Court Team, Award for Best Brief

University of North Carolina at Asheville

  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1990

Community Leadership and Involvement

  • North Carolina Bar Association Real Property Section (Commercial Committee member)
  • North Carolina Society of Surveyors (member)
  • Mecklenburg Surveyors’ Association (member)
  • CREW Charlotte (Commercial Real Estate Women) member
  • Presenter, When Worlds Collide: Resolving Conflicts Between the Deed and the Survey, Mecklenburg Surveyors’ Association, May 2014.
  • Presenter, A Primer on Land Surveys, continuing education seminar for attorneys, engineers, architects, developers and other real estate professionals, Lorman Education Services, presented November 2008, June 2010, May 2011.
  • Pit Crew Member and Weekend Carpenter: Myers Park Marching Mustangs
  • Former Member & VP of the Charlotte Rollergirls; Current Member of the Golden Girls Recreational Derby League