Attorneys

KAREN L. KRUSKAL is a founding partner of the firm and has been practicing law for over 35 years. Her law practice is focused primarily in the areas of real estate law, including purchases and sales, condominiums, and real estate agreements; personal injury cases, real estate litigation and other trial work; wills, trusts and other estate planning issues; and the representation of lesbian and gay clients, including same-sex couple adoptions.

Ms. Kruskal was a trial counsel in the first major verdict in a lead poisoning case in 1982. She and the firm have since been responsible for a number of major Massachusetts court decisions in lead poisoning cases.

She consults to and handles cases on referral from attorneys statewide, and is counsel to a number of charitable organizations, condominium associations and real estate developers. She has authored articles and has been a frequent speaker on the subject of childhood lead poisoning, buying and selling real estate; estate planning; and legal protections for gay and lesbian clients.

Ms. Kruskal is a graduate of Northeastern University Law School and Colby College.

e-mail: kkruskal@pressmankruskal.com

JASON B. COHEN is a partner at the firm and has been practicing law for 18 years.  His primary focus is real estate law, handling purchases, sales and closings on behalf of buyers, sellers, and mortgage lenders; representing condominium associations in a variety of matters; and handling real estate litigation. He also consults with and represents clients in estate planning, foreclosures, landlord-tenant cases, and other civil litigation matters.

Jason is a frequent speaker at real estate workshops, with a special focus on issues of concern to first-time home buyers. He has authored articles in the areas of real estate law, condominium law, and landlord-tenant law.

Jason is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law and Tufts University.

e-mail: jcohen@pressmankruskal.com

SUSAN J. GOLDSTEIN is a partner at the firm and has been practicing law for 20 years. Her primary focus is real estate law. She handles purchases and sales for buyers and sellers, represents clients in condominium conversions, and works with a broad network of real estate brokers and mortgage lenders. She also prepares wills, trusts and other estate planning documents for clients.

In addition, Ms. Goldstein handles civil litigation in state and federal courts, including the representation of clients in personal injury and lead paint poisoning cases. She also has practiced employment, civil rights, discrimination and criminal law, and served as a Commissioner for the City of Somerville Human Rights Commission.  Currently, she is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Prospect Hill Academy Charter School.

Ms. Goldstein is a graduate of Northeastern University Law School and Hamilton College.

e-mail: sgoldstein@pressmankruskal.com

William C. Schramm is a partner at the firm. The focal point of Will’s practice involves a broad range of real estate matters, including representing buyers, sellers, lenders, and developers in the acquisition and sale of residential and commercial real estate. Will also regularly handles condominium development and conversion projects throughout the Greater Boston area.

Will is s 2012 cum laude graduate of Suffolk University Law School, where he served as an editor of the Suffolk Transnational Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College.

Will lives in Charlestown with his wife and two sons.

e-mail: wschramm@pressmankruskal.com

COLLEEN COURT is an associate at the firm and has been practicing law for almost ten years. She represents lenders, buyers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions.

Colleen is a graduate of Boston College and New England School of Law.