Selected as a 2017 Rising Star in Real Estate by Super Lawyers Magazine
Carrie Snoke Lott
Ms. Lott is a 1995 graduate of Lancaster High School. She obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration, summa cum laude, from Ohio University in 1998. She received her law degree, cum laude, and her LLM in Business and Tax from Capital University Law School in 2002 and 2003, respectively. Immediately following law school, Carrie worked as a state and local tax consultant at Ernst & Young, LLP in Columbus. For the last thirteen years though, Carrie has enjoyed practicing law in her hometown of Lancaster, Ohio. Ms. Lott engages in the general practice of law with an emphasis on real estate law, agricultural law, business law, contracts, estate planning including wills and trusts, and estate administration.
Carrie has extensive experience with real estate law matters including real estate sales and acquisitions (commercial and residential property), title curative matters, subdivisions, shared driveways, easements, deed restrictions, homeowners’ associations, condominium law, zoning changes, variances, landlord/tenant issues, underground storage tanks, Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 exchanges, liquor licenses, current agricultural use valuations, real estate taxes and Board of Revision complaints, partition actions, leases, mortgages, land contracts, mechanic’s liens, timber contracts, farm leases, farm markets and more. Ms. Lott was recognized as a 2017 Rising Star in Real Estate by Super Lawyers Magazine, a company that rates outstanding lawyers based upon their professional achievements and peer evaluations.
Ms. Lott also represents clients with regard to general business matters including entity selection and formation, entity governance, asset purchases and sales, succession plans, and entity dissolutions.
In terms of estate planning, Carrie takes the time to learn about her clients, their families and their goals and concerns. With all of this in mind, Carrie designs estate plans tailored to her clients’ unique situations to make sure their wishes are carried out after death. Estate plans may include transfer-on-death designations, last wills and testaments, family trusts, durable powers of attorney, and advance directives such as living wills and health care powers of attorney. After a client's death, Carrie works with family members to transfer the decedent's assets to the heirs by way of probate administration or affidavit, as appropriate.
Ms. Lott is an active member of the Fairfield County and Ohio State bar associations and the Ohio Farm Bureau. Ms. Lott is a past President and Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fairfield County, Inc. and a former 4-H advisor. Ms. Lott resides in Lancaster with her family.