Kimberly A. Bielan


D: 781-817-4607


Kim is an associate in the litigation and zoning and land use departments. She represents a variety of clients, including condominium associations, developers, and individual homeowners. Kim’s practice focuses primarily on real estate litigation, with an emphasis on zoning and land use matters. She also represents clients on a variety of real estate permitting matters and frequently appears before municipal boards to permit projects and to represent the interests of abutters and neighborhood groups.

Kim has been a member of the Falmouth Zoning Board of Appeals since 2014. She previously served as the Board’s Chairman and currently serves as the Clerk. She is a member of the Real Estate Bar Association, where she is Co-Chair of the Strategic Communications Committee, and a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association. Kimberly is also an active member of the Community Associations Institute of New England.

Kimberly gained previous legal experience as an associate at a law firm specializing in representing condominium associations throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Prior to that, she interned for the Honorable Harry M. Grossman at the Massachusetts Land Court. During law school, Kimberly served as a technical editor for the New England Law Review.


  • ▪ B.A., Providence College (2009)
  • ▪ J.D., New England School of Law, cum laude (2012)


  • ▪ Massachusetts
  • ▪ Rhode Island
  • ▪ United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • ▪ United States District Court, District of Rhode Island


  • ▪ Recipient of the Real Estate Bar Association’s inaugural Emerging Leader Award, 2016
  • ▪ Recognized by her peers as Technical Editor of the Year, Volume 46, New England Law Review, 2012


  • ▪ “Association Creates Opportunities to Lead,” in REBA News, January 2017
  • ▪ “Benefits and Ethics of Interacting on Social Media,” in REBA News, September 2016
  • ▪ Lecturer, Joining the Social Media Revolution … One Step at a Time, Real Estate Bar Association Spring Conference, 2016
  • ▪ “With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility,” in Condo Media, April 2016
  • ▪ “SJC Holds Mortgages Stating Term of Underlying Notes Subject to Obsolete Mortgage Statute,” in REBA News, May 2015
  • ▪ “Condominium Litigation: Practice Points,” in Litigating Residential Real Estate Disputes in Massachusetts, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., 2014
  • ▪ “Non-Compete Agreements,” in Condo Media, November 2013
  • ▪ “All A-‘Twitter’: The Buzz Surrounding Ranting on Social-Networking Sites and Its Ramification on the Employment Relationship,” 46 New England Law Review 155, 2011