Stefan Nagellast updated: January 2015

Stefan Nagel, J.D., is a nationally recognized authority on the private protection of environmentally and culturally significant properties.

Following an active real estate and environmental law practice in this country and abroad, Stefan served for nearly 15 years as legal counsel to The Nature Conservancy and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Since 1995 Stefan has been Of Counsel to the Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P. C. in Boston.

Stefan has negotiated and closed hundreds of land conservation and historic preservation transactions and assisted innumerable property owners in planning the succession of important properties. The author of the sections devoted to historic preservation considerations in the seminal "The Conservation Easement Handbook", Stefan is also the co-author of "Model Conservation Easement and Historic Preservation Easement", 1996, and editor of "Appraising Easements" (3d Ed.) and "Conservation Options: A Landowner’s Guide" (2003).

Stefan was honored with the Wright Spirit Award for the year 2004, given by the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, Chicago, Illinois. Stefan received his law degree from Boston University and his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Reviewer and Major Contributor, Second Edition of The Conservation Easement Handbook, Land Trust Alliance and Trust for Public Land, Washington, D.C., 2005.

With Konrad Liegel, “Land Trust Ethics - Fundraising and Grant Funding”, Exchange, Land Trust Alliance, Washington, D.C., Fall, 2004.

With Konrad Liegel, “Land Trust Ethics - Exploring Nonprofit Accountability”, Exchange, Land Trust Alliance, Washington. D.C., Summer, 2004.

With Katie Goldberg Zwick, “Saving Open Space in Suburbia: The Application of the Governmental Policy Test”, Exchange, Land Trust Alliance, Washington, D.C., Spring, 2004.

Major Contributor, 6th Edition, Conservation Options: A Landowner’s Guide, Land Trust Alliance, Washington, D.C., 2003.

Principal Author and Revisions Editor, Third Edition, Appraising Easements, Land Trust Alliance in Cooperation with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1999.

Columnist of “Law Notes”, The Bulletin, Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, Chicago, Illinois, 1996 - 2004.

With Tom Barrett, Model Conservation Easement and Historic Preservation Easement, 1996, Land Trust Alliance, Washington, D. C., 1996.

“Gifting Conservation Lands: Secrecy Breeds Controversy”, New England Forestry Foundation, Groton, MA, Spring 1996.

Establishing an Easement Program to Protect Historic, Scenic, and Natural Resources, Rev. Ed., Information Series No. 25, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1991.

Legal Considerations in Establishing a Historic Preservation Organization, Rev. Ed., Information Series No.14, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1991.

Preface to Second Edition, Appraising Easements, National Trust for Historic Preservation and Land Trust Alliance, Washington, D.C., 1989.

Major Contributor, Conservation Easement Handbook, Trust for Public Land and Land Trust Exchange, Washington, D.C., 1988.

Assistant Editor, Environmental Policy and Law, Environmental Law Center, Bonn, Germany, 1978 – 1979.
 


Contact Stefan Nagel


Contact Stefan Nagel

Law Office of Stephen J. Small, Esq., P.C.
One Gateway Center
Suite 801
Newton, Massachusetts  02458
Phone: (617) 357-4012 x261
Fax: 617-357-1857


 

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