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Richard Keshian

Richard Keshian, Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Property, real (including real estate development, water)Probate (including wills, trusts)Bankinglawyer.

Background

  • Keshian, Richard was born on August 11, 1934 in Arlington, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Hamayak and Takuhe (Malkesian) Keshian.

  • Education

    • Administration, Boston University, 1956, Juris Doctor, 1958.Bar: Massachusetts 1958. Private practice law, Arlington, Massachusetts, 1964-1971. Partner.Keshian & Reynolds, Professional Corporation, Arlington, 1971^.

      Instructor real estate law Institute Finance Education, 1976-1980. Instructor bus law George Washington University, Washington, 1961-1963. Member of advisory board Cooperative Bank Concord, Arlington, 1983-1986.

      Corporator Bank Five for Savings, Arlington, 1984-1991. Board directors, general counsel Arlington Cooperative Bank, 1978-1983. Chairman Arlington Zoning Board Appeals, 1972-1976.

      President Arlington Chamber of Commerce, 1976. Vice president Massachusetts Federation Planning Bds., 1978-1985. Member Arlington Contribulatory Retirement Board, 1984^.With United States Marine Corps, 1958-1964.

      Major Reserve retired.

    Career

    • Private practice law, Arlington, 1964-1971. Partner Keshian & Reynolds, PC, since 1971. Instructor business law George Washington University, 1961—1963.

      Advisory board Cooperative Bank Concord, Arlington, 1984—1991. General counsel Arlington Cooperative Bank, 1978—1983. Member curriculum committee Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chairman Arlington Zoning Board Appeals, 1972—1976. President Arlington Chamber of Commerce, 1976. Vice president Massachusetts Federation Planning Boards, 1978—1985.

    Member Arlington Contributory Retirement Board, since 1984. Member of American Bar Association (standing committee on lawyer guaranty funds), Massachusetts Association Bank Counsel (board directors 1985—2002, president 1992-1995), Real Estate Bar Association Massachusetts (chairman title standards committee 1996—2000, board directors 1996—2010, clerk 1999—2001, curriculum committee Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education since 2001, president 2003), American Arbitration Association (arbitrator since 1975), Massachusetts Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Jacqueline C. Cannilla, Sept 11, 1965. Children: Carolyn D., Richard M. Bachelor of Science in Business.
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