Estate lawyer scores in Midwood

Mordechai Serle and his wife, Chana, bought a 1,462-square-foot home at 1221 E. 28th St. in Midwood from Timothy and Peter Kelly for $623,000 on July 7.

The house, which is in the Midwood subdivision, was built in 1925.

Serle has been a trust and estates associate at the Debevoise and Plimpton law firm.

He received his J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law.

There have been 123 home sales in Midwood in 2008, with a median sales price of $425,000.

Address: 1221 East 28th Street
Buyer(s): Serle, Mordechai, Serle and Chana
Seller(s): Kelly Premises (Trust), Timothy Kelly and Peter W Kelly
Sale date: Jul. 7, 2008