Our Attorneys  

David K. Kertzman
David Kertzman has practiced in Wellesley since 1979. He attended Boston Latin School, Brandeis University (1968-1971), Boston State College (B.A. cum laude 1975) and Suffolk University Law School (J.D. cum laude 1978), where he was a member of the Law Review. After several years of general practice, he has focused his practice on real estate since 1982.


  • Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books) Representing Consumers in Massachusetts Real Estate Transactions 2015
  • Suffolk University Law Review Limitation of Liability of Airline Employees under Warsaw Convention 1977
  • Suffolk University Law Review Annual Survey of Rhode Island Law 1976

Formerly a long-time Wellesley resident, he now lives in Boston. He is a member of the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association. You can contact David at:



Amy has practiced in Wellesley since 1994 following two years at a Boston law firm. Amy is a resident of Needham and a graduate of Babson College (B.S. in Business Management and Communications 1987) and Suffolk University Law School (J.D. 1992). She is a member of the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association and the Executive Board of the Babson College Alumni Association. You can contact Amy at:




Laurence D. Shind

Laurence D. Shind joined the firm as a partner in 2002 after 16 years at Hale and Dorr LLP (now WilmerHale) in Boston. Larry concentrates his practice in the areas of residential and commercial real estate conveyancing, land use, and development, including representation of buyers, sellers, and lenders. In addition, he represents clients in connection with residential and commercial leasing. A Wellesley resident, Larry is active in town government, serving as a member of the Wellesley Board of Selectmen from 1999-2005 and the Wellesley Advisory Committee from 1995-1998. Larry also spent many years as a paralegal instructor at Newbury College in Boston, teaching courses in real estate law and legal research and writing. Larry is a 1977 graduate of Clark University and a 1980 graduate of Boston University School of Law. He is a member of the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association where he has been a guest lecturer and contributing author. By night, Larry can often be found pursuing his passion for jazz on WGBH radio, 89.7 FM in Boston, where he is the primary fill-in host for the popular weeknight program, “Jazz with Eric in the Evening”. You can contact Larry at:




Jared Mardeuse

Attorney Jared Mardeuse received his BA in 2001 in History from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst and his J.D. from New England Law|Boston in 2004. While in law school, Jared studied abroad at the University of Malta for a summer semester. Jared joined Kertzman & Weil, LLP in April 2014 from a small Newton real estate firm where his area of practice focused on the representation of buyers, sellers and lenders in both residential refinance and purchase transactions. Jared was born in Presque Isle, Maine but was raised in Holyoke, Massachusetts. He now makes his home in Medway with his wife and three children. In his spare time Jared enjoys following politics and all local sports teams. He is a member of the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association.


Christopher C. Swanson

A Wellesley High School alumnus, Chris joined the firm as an associate in January 2013 and concentrated his practice in residential and commercial real estate matters. Chris is a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, CT (B.A. in History) and a 2011 graduate (cum laude) of Suffolk University Law School. You can contact Chris at: chris@kertzmanweil.com