Richard C. Bremer, Jr

Private Practice
  • Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family Law...
  • Massachusetts
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Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
1st Circuit
Federal Circuit
Professional Experience
Private Practice
Current
Mr. Bremer has been in private practice since 1979, with experience in both small, suburban practice as well as large-firm real estate practice. He has experience in civil litigation, commercial and residential real estate finance, condominium law, divorce, custody and child support litigation, zoning, development, personal injury, appellate litigation, and municipal law. Mr. Bremer has also served on the Boards of a non-profit social services agency and a non-profit affordable housing partnership.
Education
Boston University School of Law
J.D.
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State University of New York - Buffalo
B.A.
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Professional Associations
Town of Dedham, Massachusetts
Zoning Board of Appeals
Current
Activities: Appointed to the Town of Dedham Zoning Board of Appeals, serving for two years
Town of Dedham
Charter Review Committee
Current
Activities: Mr. Bremer was appointed to a one-year Ad-Hoc committee by the Town Meeting to make a recommendation on a motion to alter the Town Charter to provide for a professional Town Administrator, who would perform the day-to-day responsibilities previously undertaken by the Board of Selectmen, and to make a recommendation on a motion to change the structure of the Town's finance officials to include an appointed Finance Director, with an appointed (rather than elected) Treasurer/Collector.
Town of Dedham
Building Moratorium Committee
Current
Activities: Mr. Bremer was appointed to an Ad-Hoc committee, charged by the Town Meeting with making a recommendation to the subsequent Town Meeting regarding a pending motion to imposed a moratorium on new construction in the Town. After consideration of the fiscal implications of limited development, including the shift of the real estate tax burden on to residential tax payers, increased traffic that would result from additional commercial and institutional development, as well of the desirability of the preservation of the closeness of the Dedham community, a widely varied committee unanimously recommended that the Town not impose such a moratorium, but that it make renewed efforts to enhance the Town planning and permitting procedures and further enhance long-term planning for land use.
Town of Dedham, Massachusetts
Assessor
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Activities: In the Town of Dedham the three Assessors are elected in town-wide elections. The elected Assessors oversee the operations of the full-time professional staff in the preparation of the proper filings with the Commonwealth's Department of Revenue and are responsible for periodic re-valuations of the property located in the Town. The Assessors have been called upon to address the questions raised by abatement requests and the taxability of land owned by charitable organizations that include revenue-producing operations.
Town of Dedham
Finance Committee
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Activities: Mr. Bremer was appointed to the Town of Dedham Finance Committee, which at the time Mr. Bremer served, was the Town body responsible for the preparation of a proposed Town budget to be presented to the Annual Town Meeting. In Massachusetts there is a tradition in most of the small to mid-sized communities of Town Meetings. Town Meeting is the local legislative body responsible for the enactment of By-Laws and budgets. Town Meeting in Dedham, Massachusetts is a representative body, with Town Meeting members elected by precinct. The Finance Committee makes its recommendations to Town Meeting members as to proposed Articles and was, at the time of Mr. Bremer's service, required to present a balanced budget. Mr. Bremer served as Chairman of the Finance Committee for two terms of one year each.
Contact & Map
450 Washington Street
Suite 107
Dedham, MA 02026
USA
Telephone: (781) 461-8600
Fax: (781) 461-0550