Michael is a founding member of Bleczinski, Kleiman, and Klein, LLC where his practice focuses on all aspects of family law including divorce, custody, support, equitable distribution of assets, pre-nuptial agreements, protection from abuse and adoption.
He graduated with honors in Government from Franklin and Marshall College and from the University of Pittsburgh Law School where he was an editor of the law review. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Statewide Award of Excellence from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Kleiman served as a law clerk for the Honorable Anita B. Brody in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas.
Michael has also co-authored numerous articles relating to family law issues which have appeared in the Legal Intelligencer, the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, the Family Advocate, the Family Law Quarterly and PBI publications. He regularly lectures on family law topics.
Kleiman was honored as a Distinguished Advocate by the Support Center for Child Advocates. He served as chair of the Montgomery County Bar Association family law section in 2010 and served a a Director for the Bar Assocation from 2010-2013. Kleiman has been appointed as a special master in divorce by Montgomery County Common Pleas Judges. He is a charter member of Collaborative Family Law Affiliates.
Michael is actively involved in local community activities, regularly coaching youth sports. He is a trail steward for the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Lawyers, Divorce||Main Line Today Magazine||2017|
|Distinguished Advocate||Support Center for Child Advocates||1998|
|Statewide Award of Excellence||American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers||1991|
|Member||Bleczinski, Kleiman and Klein, LLC||2004 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Briar Bush Nature Center||Board Member||2015 - Present|
|Crime Victims Assistance Project||Past Board Member||N/A|
|Philadelphia Futures||Past Mentor||N/A|
|Montgomery Bar Association||Executive Committee||2011 - 2011|
|Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Chair||2010 - 2010|
|Montgomery Bar Association||Board of Directors||2010 - 2013|
|Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Vice Chair||2009 - 2009|
|Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Secretary||2008 - 2008|
|Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Treasurer||2007 - 2007|
|Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Co-chair, Practicum Committee||2007 - 2007|
|Doris Jonas Freed American Inn of Court||Member||2005 - 2011|
|Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Co-chair, Support Committee||2004 - 2004|
|Montgomery Bar Association||Chair, Pro Bono Committee||2004 - 2006|
|Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Co-chair, Practicum Committee||2003 - 2003|
|Philadelphia Bar Association, Family Law Section, Custody Committee||Co-chair||1999 - 2000|
|Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)||Use and Abuse of Written Discovery Requests||2015|
|Using Social Media in Your Law Practice, PBI||Discovery of Social Media in Family Law||2013|
|Fundamentals of Family Law||Update, Confidentiality Issues||2002|
|Pennsylvania Ethics Handbook||Confidentialty Chapter (co-author)||1999|
|Family Law Quarterly||Ethical Concerns Related To Communications with Repsented Parties (co-author)||1999|
|University of Pittsburgh School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Franklin and Marshall College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|Discovery Tactics||Use and Abuse of Written Discovery Requests||2015|
|Using Social Media in Your Law Practice, Philadelphia||Discovery of Social Media in Family Law||2013|
|Using Social Media in Your Law Practice, Mechanicsburg||Discovery of Social Media in Family Law||2013|
|Lunch and Learn Series||Lunch and Learn, Family Law||2007|
|Fundamentals of Family Law||Family Law||2002|
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