Bogle, DeAscentis & Coughlin, P.C. Counsellors At Law, has been serving clients in and around New Bedford since 1989. It provides legal counsel and representation to individuals facing issues related to real estate law. Some of the cases it handles involve affordable housing initiatives, development and preservation, financing for landowners, institutional and personal investors, and land use. The firm's other practice areas are banking law, civil litigation, and creditors' rights. Arthur M. DeAscentis, the principal attorney, is a fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation.