Areas of Practice

The firm represents clients in diverse fields such as commercial law, real estate, land use, employment, civil rights, personal injury, workers’ compensation, professional licensing, regulatory law, and estate planning and administration.  We have substantial experience in the public sector providing services to municipalities and school districts throughout Vermont in the areas of collective bargaining, labor litigation, and policy development.  The firm also provides foreclosure litigation and mediation services to non-profits and state lenders, individuals, and banks.

Commercial and Property Law

  • For-profit and non-profit businesses and shareholder/partnership agreements
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditors' rights including bankruptcy and foreclosure
  • Commercial real estate, title searches, secured transactions and closings
  • Property law disputes and landlord-tenant actions
  • Environmental and zoning law

Employment Law

  • Public and private sectors
  • Employer and employee representation
  • Human resources
  • Collective bargaining
  • Grievances and arbitrations

Arbitration and Mediation

  • Commercial and business matters
  • Trained Vermont foreclosure mediators

Municipal and Education Law

  • Labor law and employee relations
  • Education law
  • Public records and open meeting laws
  • Collective bargaining
  • Municipal law
  • Environmental and zoning law

Personal Legal Services

  • Injury law, including workers' compensation, personal injury and disability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Residential property purchases, sales and refinancing
  • Civil litigation, including consumer protection, discrimination and employment actions
  • Professional licensing
  • Probate matters, including guardianships, trusts, estates, administration needs
  • Wills, estate planning
  • Civil rights