Kenneth A. Krems

Managing Partner

(617) 556-0244, Ext. 200
Fax (617) 556-0284

"Since I began the practice of law, I have always enjoyed being able to help people. I believe in working as hard as possible to serve our clients, to satisfy their needs, and to achieve the best possible results for them."

Practice Focus

Real Estate Management

Sample Matters

Represents large residential management companies and has responsibility for more than 15,000 units of housing in Massachusetts; represents landlords and tenants regarding commercial leasing issues, condominium associations and purchasers and sellers of real estate.

Community and Professional Involvement

Director, Greater Boston Real Estate Board's Rental Housing Association
Member, Real Estate Bar Association Board of Directors
Co-chair, Real Estate Bar Association Landlord/Tenant Section
Overseer, Newton-Wellesley Hospital; Director, Family Access of Newton
Chairman, Newton Ward 4 Democratic Committee
Co-chair, State Representative Kay Khan’s Re-Election Committee
Former Member, Department of Public Health's Alcohol and Drug-free Housing Task Force
Former Vice President, Boston University General Alumni Association

Memberships, Teaching, and Publications

• Instructor, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Massachusetts Bar Association and National Apartment Association
• Speaker, New England Affordable Housing Management Association
• Author of numerous articles in Greater Boston Real Estate Board's Bay State Apartment Owner Magazine, Banker & Tradesman, & REBA News
• Author, MCLE Lease Drafting in Massachusetts, Chapter on Special Issues in Residential Leases
• Co-author, MCLE Residential and Commercial Landlord-Tenant Practice in Massachusetts, Chapter on Collection Practice in Residential and Commercial Tenancies
• Former author, “Legal Ease” column in New England Affordable Housing Management Association newsletter
• Guest on Newton TV regarding landlord-tenant issues
• Member, Real Estate Bar Association
• Member, Massachusetts Bar Association, Property Law Section


    • Boston University School of Law, J.D. (1977)
    • George Washington University, B.A. (1974)

Honors and Awards

    2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2016 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and New England Super Lawyers as featured in Boston Magazine;

    New England Affordable Housing Management Association Award;

    Member Boston University National Alumni Council.