84 Rowe Street Newton, Ma 02466
617-928-3350 tel    617-244-8130 fax
617-928-3350 tel    617-244-8130 fax

Principal Attorney

Burton S. Kliman

Mr. Kliman is a graduate of Brandeis University (B. A. summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1978) and The National Law Center, George Washington University (J. D., Phi Delta Phi, 1981).  He has been practicing law since 1981 in all aspects of residential and commercial lending and is the owner of Kliman Law Offices, PC.  Mr. Kliman has acted as counsel to over one hundred national servicing companies and lending institutions, banks and mortgage lenders.  He has been extensively involved in the financing, loan servicing, relocation, and lending industry.

Mr. Kliman has spoken at conferences and seminars and has been involved with a number of educational and industry activities relating to loss mitigation; loan disclosure and reform; and RESPA compliance. He is a member of REOMAC, the Employee Relocation Council, the Massachusetts Mortgage Bankers Association, and the National Mortgage Bankers Association of America, and the REO Managers Association of California.

Selected Publications and Speaking Engagements

Environmental Hazards in Real Estate Transactions – Massachusetts, Professional Education Systems, Inc., Boston, MA, April, 1994, Moderator and Panelist.

Litigation in Residential Real Estate Transactions, National Association of REO Brokers, Los Angeles, California, February, 1996, Speaker addressing Orange County Realtors.

Hanging Your Shingle: Becoming a Successful and Ethical Lawyer-Entrepreneur: A Step-by-Step Workshop to Establishing, Marketing and Running a Law Practice, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. Boston, MA, April 1997, Panelist.

Loss Mitigation Strategies and Approaches, Loss Mitigation Conference, AIC Conferences, Scottsdale, Arizona, May 18, 1998, Panelist.

Practical Alternatives to Bankruptcy:  A Legal Series Presented by the Newton Free Library, Newton, MA, April 2002; Speaker.

A Guide for First Time Home Buyers:  Presented by the Newton Free Library, Newton, MA, June 2002; Speaker.

Into The Money Pit: How to Buy Your First Home: Presented by the Newton Free Library, Newton, MA, June 2002; Speaker.

Hot Topics in REO Transaction, Attorney and Title Agent Session; REOMAC,  Indian Wells, CA; April 2008; Panelist.

An Analysis of the Proposed RESPA Guidelines; ERC, San Antonio, Texas; May 2008; Member Presentation.

Reverse Mortgages as a Loss Mitigation Strategy in Short Sales, Luncheon Seminar at Bank of  America, Burlington, MA., September 2008; Speaker

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