Attorney at Law
Michael Kleiman is a founding member of the King of Prussia law firm of Bleczinski Kleiman & Klein, LLC, where his practice focuses on all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody, support, equitable distribution, pre-nuptial agreements, protection from abuse, and adoption.
He graduated with honors in Government from Franklin & Marshall College and from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where he was an editor of the Law Review. Upon graduation, Mr. Kleiman was presented the Statewide Award of Excellence in Family Law by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Mr. Kleiman served as a law clerk for the Honorable Anita B. Brody in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. Mr. Kleiman 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, and the Family Law Quarterly. Mr. Kleiman also regularly lectures on various family law topics.
Mr. Kleiman is trained in mediation and collaborative law and is a member of Collaborative Law Professionals of Southeastern Pennsylvania. He was honored as a "Distinguished Advocate" by the Support Center for Child Advocates in 1998. Mr. Kleiman served as Chair of the Montgomery Bar Association Family Law section in 2010, was a director of the Montgomery County Bar Association from 2010-2013, and served a four-year term on the Judiciary Committee.
Active in his community, Mr. Kleiman is currently board President of The Friends of Briar Bush Nature Center. He is also active in youth sports, serving as a coach and in other capacities.
I understand what your family is going through, and I am here to help.
J.D. - University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
B.A. - Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Honors: With Honors
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1993
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Co-Chair, Practicum Committee, 2003
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Co-Chair, Support Committee, 2004
Montgomery County Bar Association, Chair, Pro Bono/Legal Aid Committee, 2004 to 2006
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Treasurer, 2007
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Secretary, 2008
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Vice-Chair, 2009
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair, 2010
Montgomery County Bar Association, Judiciary Committee Member, 2014 to 2018
Montgomery County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2011 to 2013
Philadelphia Bar Association, Co-Chair, Custody Committee, 1999 to 2000
Distinguished Advocate, Support Center for Child Advocates
Statewide Award of Excellence, Pennsylvania Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Top Lawyers: Divorce, Main Line Magazine, 2017 and 2019
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Law Review member and Head Note and Comment Editor
Classes & Seminars
Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Montgomery County Bar Association, 2000 to Present
Pro Bono Activities
Support Center for Child Advocates, 1991 to 2000
Mentor, Philadelphia Futures Sponsor-a-Scholar, 1998 to 2003
Coach and Commissioner, Upper Dublin Junior Athletic Association
Board Member, Friends of Briar Bush Nature Center, 2015 to Present
Board President, Friends of Briar Bush Nature Center, Present
Board Vice President, Friends of Briar Bush Nature Center, 2018 to 2020
Court Appointed Special Master in Divorce, Montgomery County, PA
Multiple Publications (Co-Author), Legal Intelligencer, Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, Family Advocate, Family Law Quarterly
Multiple Publications (Co-Author), Pennsylvania Ethics Handbook, Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Member, Collaborative Family Law Affiliates