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Robert King Reges Jr.

Robert King Reges Jr.

Over 35 Years of Experience in Environmental Law for Alaska.
  • Environmental Law, Real Estate Law, Business Law
  • Alaska, Arizona
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Reviewed by Sarah Lefebvre December 17, 2020
Invaluable member of our team!
Over the past several years, Robert Reges has provided expert legal advice to us in the ever changing world of environmental regulations. His legal understanding, common sense approach and effective communication have been instrumental in working through numerous issues. Understanding our industry and our corporate responsibility opens the way for him to take an effectual lead in providing a clear path forward when matters involve multiple stakeholders, whether owners, environmental professionals or contractors. We consider him an extension of internal counsel and can always count on his timely response to guide us safely through any environmental concern.
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Biography

Robert focuses on environmental and real estate law.

PERMITS & COMPLIANCE -- For his corporate clients he has become a risk-
management adviser. His detailed familiarity with all state and federal environmental statutes and regulations assists corporations with timely and thorough permit applications, followed by always-defensible permit compliance interpretation.

Robert’s in-depth knowledge of Alaska’s environmental laws and federal environtal laws, honed over four decades of practice, enables him to provide quick, efficient, counseling and violation avoidance.

RESOLVING CONTAMINATED PROPERTY ISSUES -- Contaminated land is a
common problem. Developers, landlords, beneficiaries of trusts or estates and even purchasers of single-family homes are often dismayed to find petroleum or other hazardous substances in the ground of realty they have come to own.

Robert guides purchasers through pre-acquisition
due diligence and negotiated contractual allocation of cleanup costs. For those who already own contaminated land, Robert brings to bear his vast experience working in every region of Alaska, with all manner of pollutants, to identify the most cost-effective remedy. From PFAS to petroleum, Robert has effectively assisted landowners with every manner of pollution problem.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS -- On matters of real estate, Robert drafts,
negotiates, and implements purchase agreements, easements, restrictive covenants, Common Interest Community documents, security instruments, commercial and residential leases, and other documents pertinent to acquisition, management and disposition of real estate. Whether
starting from scratch or spotting and correcting issues in documents generated by the other parties, Robert has garnered compliments from many clients thanks to his eye for detail and ability to succinctly craft precise, thorough, balanced and easily understood provisions.

Practice Areas
    Environmental Law
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Areas
  • Administrative Law
  • Natural Resources Law
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
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  • WebEx
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alaska
Alaska Bar Association
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Arizona
State Bar of Arizona
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9th Circuit
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D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals
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United States Court of Federal Claims
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Member
Reeves Amodio LLC
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Relocated to Anchorage. Continued focus on real estate and environmental law.
Private Practitioner
Private Practice in Juneau Alaska
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General civil practice with focus on real property and environmental law.
Assistant Attorney General - Environmental & Natural Resources
State of Alaska Attorney General's Office
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Advocate for the "Natural Resource Agencies": ADEC, DNR, ADF&G
Associate in Tucson
Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamona
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Staff Attorney
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region VI
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Dedicated to RCRA Permitting and CERCLA Response Actions
Judicial Clerk to Honorable Joseph Livermore
Arizona Court of Appeals
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Education
University of Alaska - Fairbanks
B.A.
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University of Arizona
J.D.
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Awards
Service Award
Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Counsel
Professional Associations
State Bar of Arizona
Member
Current
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Alaska Bar Association
Member
Current
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Speaking Engagements
Environmental Issues Potentially Affecting Estate and Trusts Administration
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered
Q. I own property in Haines Alaska jointly with my ex wife who lives in oregon. I use the property for a business I own.
A: You do not say the capacity in which you "jointly own" but typically in Alaska a husband and wife acquire real estate "by the entirety" meaning 'as husband and wife.' Given that you are apparently divorced I'm presuming your ownership was converted to "tenants in common." Either you or your ex-wife may seek "Partition." This is a remedy employed by Alaska Courts to sever the commonality of the ownership between the "tenants." Fashioning the particulars of the remedy can be accomplished by a skilled attorney. Actual division of the real estate is preferred by the statutes but compulsory sale is an available remedy if "partition cannot be made without great prejudice to the owners." AS 09.45.290. In short, you may be able to compel sale to you with her fair share of the market value being paid by you to her.
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Reeves Amodio LLC
500 L Street, Suite 300
Anchorage, AK 99501
Telephone: (907) 222-7108
Cell: (907) 209-9593
Fax: (907) 222-7199
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Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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