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Steven A. Bredice, Esq.
Author and Vermont personal injury lawyer Steven A. Bredice limits his practice to plaintiff’s civil litigation, with a heavy emphasis on accidents, medical malpractice, products liability and wrongful death cases. Admitted to all state and federal courts in Vermont as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Attorney Bredice has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict before juries throughout Vermont. A former insurance defense lawyer whose practice is now devoted to representing only the injured, attorney Bredice has a behind-the-scenes knowledge of insurance company settlement and litigation tactics and strategies.
Attorney Bredice is a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, which is accredited by the American Bar Association. He is a frequent lecturer at accredited seminars providing continuing legal education to other lawyers in the areas of trial practice, personal injury litigation, legal ethics and insurance law.
A 1982 cum laude graduate of Middlebury College, Attorney Bredice received his Juris Doctor degree from Emory University School of Law, where he was a managing editor of the Law Review and a Teaching Fellow. He is the author of Media Hybrids and the First Amendment: Constitutional Signposts Along the Information Superhighway, 44 Emory Law Journal 213 (1995). Attorney Bredice has also served on the faculty of Burlington College, where he was an instructor in the Department of Paralegal Studies.
Steve lives in Jeffersonville with his wife, three children and many pets. He is an avid skier and a fourth-generation working musician playing jazz saxophone and flute. He is also a commercially published novelist.
Steve is also the author of the book, Your Vermont Personal Injury Case … A Post-Accident Survival Plan, which covers such topics as the way insurance companies work, how to value your case, common mistakes to avoid, whether you need a lawyer, how to select and hire one, and the settlement and litigation process. This work is available free of charge on this website.
Bret P. Powell, Esq
In private practice since 1973, Vermont civil trial lawyer Bret P. Powell, Esq. is among the deans of trial law in Vermont. A specialist in insurance law, Attorney Powell has represented clients in all 14 Vermont counties, the Vermont Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont and Probate Courts around the state.
Attorney Powell’s practice covers all areas of civil litigation including personal injury, insurance coverage, uninsured motorists, construction disputes, professional malpractice, environmental claims and municipal law. He also represents individuals and executors in Probate matters and professionals in disciplinary proceedings before Vermont State licensing boards.
A graduate of the University of Vermont and the George Washington University Law School, Attorney Powell is a graduate of the Masters Program of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He is a member of the Chittenden County, Vermont and American Bar Associations.
Bret lives in Williston with his wife, Barbie, and is a proud grandparent.
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