Matt Burkinshaw joined Weiner & Lange, P.C. as of counsel in September, 2008. Prior to joining the firm, Matt ran his own collection and litigation firm in Milford, Massachusetts, under the name Burkinshaw Law Offices, PC. 

He has practiced exclusively in the areas of Creditors’ Rights, Commercial and Retail Collections and Business Law for 15 years. In addition to handling cases in Massachusetts, Matt manages claims for clients throughout the United States and abroad through a personal network of qualified collection firms.

Practice Area

Concentrates in commercial collections, commercial litigation and loan workouts, construction liens and bond claims.


Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 1993, Cum Laude
Boston College Carroll School of Management, B.S in Finance, 1990, Cum Laude

Bar and Court Admissions

Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1993
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

Commercial Law League of America
Chair, New England Region 2005-2006
Creditors’ Rights Section Executive Council 2006-2008
Co-Chair, CRS Education Committee 2005-2008
Chair, National Nominating Committee 2005-2006

Business Networking International
8 year member of 495 Business Builders Chapter in Milford, MA
2-time Chapter President – also served as Secretary-Treasurer, Vice-President

Publications and Lectures

Collection Law in Massachusetts – the Good, the Bad and the Profitable
  Lorman Education Services, Worcester, MA December 2005

Forms, Forms and More Forms – A Must for Any Collection Practice
 CLLA Eastern Region Conference, New York City, NY November 2004

How to Collect Money in a Down Economy
CLLA New England Region Conference, Stowe, VT May 2003

Contact me:
Phone: (413) 732-6840
Fax: (413) 785-5666