Shareholder Jim Kerouac Appointed Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys


Shareholder Jim Kerouac Appointed Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys

Manchester, NH and Portland and Augusta, ME (November 12, 2020) –Bernstein Shur is pleased to announce that Shareholder Jim Kerouac has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, only the second attorney in New Hampshire to hold this designation.

According to the ACMA, Fellows have distinguished themselves as practitioners in the field of real estate mortgage law through their skills and practice experience, bar association activities, lecturing, authoring articles and program materials, participation in the legislative process, and writing briefs and/or arguing cases that are significant to mortgage transactions.

“I’m honored to be elected as a Fellow of the ACMA,” said Kerouac. “I look forward to working with my colleagues and fellow practitioners to promote the mission of the College and to serving our legal community.”

Kerouac is a Shareholder in the Real Estate and Commercial and Governmental Finance Practice Groups with nearly twenty years of experience handling complex and multi-jurisdictional commercial real estate and commercial lending transactions. He is recognized by Martindale-Hubble with an AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rating and was ranked in Chambers USA for Real Estate. He was also recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2009 – 2014 and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law and Commercial Transactions/UCC each year since 2016.

About the ACMA
Formed in 1974, the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA) is comprised of more than 400 lawyers in North America who are experts in mortgage law. Fellows share a commitment to giving back to their profession, improving and reforming laws and procedures affecting real estate secured transactions, and raising the level of professionalism of lawyers practicing in this area.

About Bernstein Shur
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