Mr. Kaplan has been a frequent panelist at real estate seminars on both the national and local level. He has lectured on such matters as zoning, hazardous waste and asbestos law and liability, impact fees and other governmental exactions, and title insurance. His audiences include the Massachusetts Bar Association, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, the International Council of Shopping Centers, the National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives, the Industrial Development Research Council, the American Land Title Association and the New England Construction Users Council.
Mr. Kaplan has been a member of the Board of Trustees of Newbury College in Brookline, Massachusetts for 14 years, and is currently serving as its board chair. Mr. Kaplan is also a member of the Finance Committee for the Society of Jesus of New England.