Milton L. Kerstein, Managing Partner

Milton L. Kerstein is an experienced attorney specializing in regulatory, administrative, education and employment law, as well as criminal and civil litigation. He has a national practice including appearances in both state and federal court, as well as numerous appearances before administrative tribunals in Washington, D.C.

Working in higher education for more than a decade, Mr. Kerstein served in various roles at colleges and universities. It was his experience working in student services and financial services that prompted him to pursue a career in law. Colleges and universities now turn to Attorney Kerstein when they are faced with complex legal and regulatory challenges.

Attorney Kerstein received his law degree from Suffolk University Law School and has integrated his expertise in the drafting and analysis of regulations as well as his experience within higher education and with professional licensing boards into the practice of law.

Attorney Kerstein is a founding member and Managing Partner of KCL.

Representative Experience:

  • Colleges and universities in higher education matters, including regulatory issues, employment law, contracts, certification and accreditation issues, and in matters involving the state and federal Department of Education.
  • Colleges and universities in financial aid matters, including Title IV issues, student consumer issues and student bankruptcy.
  • Professionals before their licensing boards, including the Board of Registration in Medicine, the Board of Registration in Dentistry, the Board of Registration of Psychologists, Board of Registration of Social Workers and the Board of Registration in Nursing.
  • Health professionals in a variety of matters, including disciplinary actions, fraud and abuse investigations and third-party audits.
  • Individuals in employment disputes, including litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Non-Profit Experience:

Mr. Kerstein is actively involved in both local and global organizations, including serving as:

  • General counsel to Planet Aid Inc., which assists developing nations worldwide.
  • General counsel to Save One Life, Inc., a charity which assists hemophiliacs worldwide.

Speaking & Writing:

Mr. Kerstein has been writing and presenting for over 25 years and has presented at and/or been published in regional and national professional conferences and publications. His articles are have appeared in the following organization’s newsletters and/or he has been invited to speak at by invitation of the following:

  • The Massachusetts Association of Student financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA), including writing the Financial Aid, the Law and Your School column in the MASFAA newsletter
  • The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
  • The Eastern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (EASFAA)

Related News:

  • Milton Kerstein serves as an ongoing resource to the Massachusetts Community College System.
  • Milton Kerstein serves as an ongoing resource to colleges, universities and proprietary schools regarding Financial Aid eligibility for non-traditional students.
  • Milton Kerstein serves as an ongoing resource to subscribers to the New England Psychologist who have general practice questions.
  • Milton Kerstein was quoted in the article “Proposed disclosure bill raises legal, practice questions” on the New England Psychologist website (April 2013).

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