We strive to achieve our clients’ goals using the highest standards of legal practice. We represent individuals, businesses and organizations throughout Vermont.Litigation. We represent parties in civil cases in the state and federal courts in Vermont; provide free consultations and attentive evaluation of personal injury and employment claims; and we brief and argue appeals in the Vermont Supreme Court and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.Insurance coverage. We provide advice about insurance coverage issues. We try to resolve coverage issues by agreement but also litigate insurance claims.Real estate. We help buyers and sellers of Vermont real estate to structure and close their transactions. We represent property owners in condemnation award proceedings, tax appeals, partition actions and other civil litigation related to real estate.Employment, discrimination and civil rights. We advise claimants and selected employers in connection with claims of wrongful termination, discrimination in the work place and violations of civil rights.Energy. We represent energy generators, property owners, muncipalities and other interested parties in proceedings before the Vermont Public Service Board.Conservation, development and the environment. We assist property owners with land conservation and development projects. We represent parties in administrative and court proceedings related to water resources, land-use permits and environmental impacts.Trusts and estates. We plan estates and trusts for individuals with complex assets; we administer estates and trusts; we represent parties in Vermont Probate Division proceedings; and we represent estates in IRS proceedings.Municipalities and tax-exempt organizations. We represent Vermont municipalities and 501(c)(3) organizations in matters of governance, planning and regulatory compliance.Liquor licenses. We represent applicants and licensees in all matters relating to Vermont liquor licenses.