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Eminently Experienced: Attorney Has Worked Both Sides in Eminent Domain

“Imagine airplanes taking off and landing using the airspace “easement” that starts a mere 3 feet above your roof – and an airport authority offers minimal “just compensation.” In a challenging case, attorney Kirby Albright used a bright yellow yardstick […]


“Imagine airplanes taking off and landing using the airspace “easement” that starts a mere 3 feet above your roof – and an airport authority offers minimal “just compensation.”

In a challenging case, attorney Kirby Albright used a bright yellow yardstick in his closing argument to demonstrate how close planes were permitted to fly over a client’s house. He and his team, with an expert real estate appraiser, put forward the position this was a “total take” of the property, and the airport needed to buy the client’s house at full market value. “

To find out how the case concluded, click over to the Legal News to read a feature article by Sheila Pursglove.