Civil lawyer scores Queens townhome

Medium 7962450a3034eaafc1504ef7c0f74185 Sharmela Bachu bought a five-bedroom, three-bath townhome at 279 Burns St. in Queens from Jean A. Rochester and the estate of Dorothy Morosky Mazzola for $950,000 on March 13.

The 2,500-square-foot townhome in Forest Hills was built in 1925.

Bachu is an attorney with a private practice in Kew Gardens. She focuses her practice on personal injury, immigration, matrimonial and civil litigation matters.

She attended New York University and the City University of New York School of Law.

Mazzola was the owner of M & I Dress Co. in New York City.

She passed away in March 2010.

Bachu also owns a home at 256 Burns St. in Queens.

According to, there have been 7,129 home sales in Queens during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $407,000.

Address: 279 Burns Street
Buyer(s): Bachu and Sharmela
Seller(s): Jean A Rochester, As Executrix and Dorothy Mazzola Dorothy Morosky
Sale date: Mar. 13, 2012