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Joshua Krefetz

  • Landlord Tenant, Real Estate Law
  • Massachusetts
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Joshua Krefetz specializes in commercial and residential landlord-tenant law, and real estate, including litigation. Attorney Krefetz has established a record of successful, rigorous legal representation of members of the Boston community. He is known for his strong work on behalf of landlords, developers, investors, and other real estate clients. He aggressively defends his clients against counterclaims, and is comfortable on both offense and defense. Prior to partnering with John Seed to found Krefetz & Seed (now Krefetz, Seed & Chan), Attorney Krefetz established a solo practice known as Krefetz Law Firm in Allston, MA. Before going out on his own, Attorney Krefetz defended the rights of poor and disadvantaged members of the community as a Graduate Fellow at the Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau (then located in Waltham, MA). A tireless litigator, he served as a counselor and advocate for families and individuals struggling to manage the everyday necessities of life. Attorney Krefetz achieved successful resolutions in cases spanning a broad range of legal challenges, which were often closely intertwined with clients’ health and financial difficulties. Attorney Krefetz also worked for four years in the Political Section of the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations, in New York.

Boston College Law School
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Columbia University
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Professional Experience
Boston College Legal Assistance Bureau
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
  • German: Spoken, Written
  • Japanese: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
20 Linden Street, Suite 205
Allston, MA 02134
Telephone: (617) 254-8000