Tina M. Waters

Tina Waters is an OSBA Certified Paralegal and assists clients with a variety of matters related to commercial real estate law. She plays an important role in asset-based credit facilities, construction loans, permanent loans, letter of credit facilities, loan restructuring, loan participations and syndications.

Tina has extensive experience drafting complex financial documents as well as other general real estate related documents. She assists with title and survey reviews and focuses on ensuring transactions close efficiently and within the expected timeframe.


  • $120 million mixed-use development project

    Successfully led the closing of a mixed-use public-private development project in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Served multiple roles in the project’s financing, including as bond counsel to the developer, commercial loan bank representative and legal counsel for PACE financing.

  • Syndicated construction loan

    Represented a lender in connection with a syndicated construction loan for a large office/residential project including a bridge loan addressing timing issues with public financing.

  • Campus housing refinancing

    Represented a lender in connection with the refinancing of a collateral pool of 55 one- to four-unit single-family residential investment properties in close proximity to The Ohio State University campus. 

  • "Bridge Street" development

    Represented a lender in connection with financing for the first office/retail building in a large multi-phase project with significant public/private partnerships involved. 

  • $17 million student housing projects

    Represented a national bank in connection with two student housing projects to be developed near The Ohio State University. The value of the two projects was approximately $17 million.

  • $52 million construction loan

    Represented a national bank in connection with a $52 million construction loan for a mixed-use project in the state of Texas. 

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Commercial Real Estate Women Columbus
  • Past Co-Chair, Paralegal Group, Bricker & Eckler LLP

Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Member, OSBA Paralegal Specialty Board
  • Member, OSBA Paralegal Committee
  • Associate Member, Ohio State Bar Association


  • Ohio State Bar Association Paralegal Certificate
  • Paralegal Certification from the National Academy for Paralegal Studies, Inc.
Lake Vacations

Tina enjoys boating in the summer at Lake Norman, North Carolina with family and friends.