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Christie McDonnell Awarded Closing Attorney of the Year

Christie McDonnell, the Chief Strategy Officer for McDonnell and Associates, received the coveted "Closing Attorney of the Year" award at the Charleston Home Builders Association's annual PRISM awards. Christie plays an essential role in decision-making for the firm on a national scale; actively engaging with each division to implement policies and procedures that move the firm's initiatives forward. Christie is thrilled about the award. She states, "We were honored to receive the award two years in a row and are committed to continuing to provide exceptional client service and serve the Charleston Home Builders Association. We pride ourselves on exceptional client service and commend the HBA for its tireless commitment to continue to raise the bar in our ever-evolving industry." As 2018 and 2019's Winner of CHBA Closing Attorney of the Year, Christie McDonnell has dedicated her career to helping and protecting her clients while being a trusted resource to her colleagues and community. Her commitment to educating others has afforded her the opportunity to become a trusted resource and teacher of real estate licensing courses for real estate agents in the community. About McDonnell and Associates Founded by Edward G. McDonnell in 2003, McDonnell and Associates is a multi-state law firm with a focus on real estate law, title development, and settlement services. The firm has been a long-time advocate for innovation in the workplace. Since its inception, the firm has utilized technology and mobile closing attorneys to transform the closing process by allowing the firm to meet the modern-day needs of scheduling, flexibility, and convenience. They were proudly acknowledged three separate times on "Inc. Top 5000" Lists, as being among the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. About Charleston Home Builders Association Since 1959, the Charleston Home Builders Association (CHBA) has served as the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the future of the Lowcountry, encouraging growth and development within four counties – Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, and Colleton. The CHBA works with organizations, including the government, to promote and protect homeownership. The association continues to provide members with the ability to ethically and efficiently provide local communities with safe, quality and affordable housing. CHBA members consist of residential contractors, remodelers and developers, in addition to members representing all professions that support the home building industry. The CHBA is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Home Builders Association of South Carolina. To learn more about Christie and McDonnell and Associates, go to To learn more about Charleston Home Builders Association, go to

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