Jim Saad has been practicing law in Ohio for over 25 years providing counsel in commercial and residential real estate transactions, affordable housing, business transactions, and estate planning. Mr. Saad received his Juris Doctor Degree from Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio in 1977; and was admitted to the practice of law by the State of Ohio in 1977. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Columbus Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, United States District Court of Ohio, Southern and Northern Districts, United States Tax Court, and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

Since 1979, Mr. Saad has represented businesses in the real estate industry.  He has especially represented developers, builders and managers in the business of providing affordable residential housing.  He also represents various nonprofit organizations in the affordable housing industry.  The financing of such projects has typically been provided through programs of the United States Department of Agriculture, through Rural Development, f.k.a. Farmers Home Administration, and of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and through the low income housing tax credit program (LIHTC), along with real estate syndications.  

He is also President and owner of Star Title Agency, LLC, which provides real estate title insurance and escrow services. His title insurance licensing includes Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. 

Admission Details

  • Supreme Court of United States, 1995
  • Supreme Court of Ohio, 1977
  • Ohio Northern District Court, 1985
  • Ohio Southern District Court, 1978
  • Ohio Sixth Circuit Court, 1986
  • United States Tax Court, 1981
  • United States Court of Appeals

Law School Attended

  • Capital University, J.D., 1977

University Attended

  • Ohio Dominican College, B.A., 1974

Columbus Office

  • Address

    500 S. Front Street
    Suite 250
    Columbus, Ohio 43215, US