Raymond A. Ceresa, P.C. is
a law firm formed in 1997 to specialize in the representation of condominium and homeowners associations. Mr. Ceresa is a 1984 graduate of Washington & Lee University
and a 1987 graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law. Mr. Ceresa joined
the law firm of Rees, Broome and Diaz in 1987 and practiced community association law there until March 1997, when he opened
his own firm. Mr. Ceresa started his own firm because he believed that he could
provide better and more individualized service to community association clients, than he could at a large firm. He also believed that he could provide legal services at a fairer price.
Raymond A. Ceresa, P.C. serves clients in Loudoun County,
Prince William County,
Fairfax County, Arlington
County and Frederick County
Raymond A. Ceresa, P.C.
offers a unique approach to the practice of condominium and homeowners association law.
It is not enough for lawyers to know the law. A good attorney must also
appreciate the social and economic needs of community association clients. For
example, while community association law is well established in Virginia
by the Virginia Condominium Act, Virginia Property Association Act, and numerous case law decisions, it cannot be applied
in a vacuum. Owners are individuals and a good lawyer must be able to distinguish
between someone who will respond to negotiation and one who requires a more aggressive approach. A lawyer who cannot tell the difference or who does not take the time to find out, will often waste a client’s