Inger Brockman has been spent her entire legal career at Montgomery Purdue. During that time she has focused primarily on real estate transactions and related issues (buying, selling, leasing, boundary and title issues; title insurance; development; and management), but also on general contract and business planning for a wide array of individuals and privately held businesses.
What drew you to the idea of practicing law?
My interest in law evolved from an interest in general business problem solving and planning. My undergraduate studies were in business and accounting. When I was introduced to real estate related tax planning, I realized how much that fit with my personal interest in land, buildings, and architecture.
What do you like about your work?
I like helping people navigate procedures and overcome hurdles to help them realize their vision while minimizing or mitigating issues along the way.
What skills and experiences have you acquired that make you comfortable and qualified in your practice?
I'm only 20 years in, with an amazing breadth of projects and relationships established in that time. Looking forward to deepening my significance in the industry in the next 20.
Who is the smartest person you know personally? Why?
My dad. He never finished college and is the last person who would want to talk you about the classics. Yet for his whole life has never stopped talking to people, getting and sharing information, reading, reading people, pushing himself, and thinking about how others can push themselves and how he can help them in getting things done.
When was the last time you said "no" to a client?
Fifteen minutes ago. Anybody can (and should) say "no". It's following up with a better alternative that is important.