Jeffery S. Watson is an Ohio attorney who has had an active trial and hearing practice since 1991. Jeff has also been a real estate investor since 1994, investing in both residential and commercial properties. He currently represents established real estate investors in commercial and residential matters when the transactions involve self-directed retirement accounts. He has become recognized as a thought leader and teacher in the field of real estate investing, self-directed retirement account transactions and wealth protection.
Jeff is general counsel to the National Real Estate Investors Association. He advises four different national organizations with a combined membership of over 100,000 investors.
From 2010 to present, he has led a lobbying effort in Washington, DC on behalf of real estate investors which has brought about several changes in both government regulation and policy on distressed property purchases, taxation and resales. In Ohio he works with the Ohio Division of Real Estate on teaching compliance in the area of wholesaling real estate.
Jeff is general counsel to and a co-founder of Realeflow, LLC, which made the Inc 500 list in 2011.