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Richard T. Cassidy

Hoff Curtis
Contact: 802.864.6400
Experience:
Law School: Albany Law School
Jurisdictions: New York
Vermont
2nd Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

OVERVIEW

About Richard T. Cassidy
Richard, one of the founders of Hoff Curtis, has more than 30 years experience with the practice of law in Vermont. He firmly believes that the best representation and advice comes from the most objective perspective that a legal professional can attain. Richard has represented all sides in many kinds of disputes: plaintiffs and defendants, employers and employees, injured parties and insurance companies. He believes that the breadth of his experience benefits all of his clients.
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Collateral Consequenses of Criminal Convictions
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Trial Practice
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Vermont
2nd Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Co-founder, President and Director, Hoff Curtis
Current
Mr. Cassidy's practice focuses on civil litigation, and in particular on labor and employment, personal injury, and commercial cases. Many of his cases have related to higher education, health care, and manufacturing. He often represents professionals in litigation and licensing matter. He also serves as a mediator and arbitrator.
Associate, Shareholder , Hoff, Wislon, Powell & Lang, P.C.
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General Civil Practice with emphasis on civil litigation. Insurance defense litigation.
Associate, Law Office of David C. Drew
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General Practice.
Law Clerk, Chief Law Clerk, Vermont Supreme Court
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Law Clerk to Chief Justice Albert W. Barney, Jr. Provided counsel to the Office of Court Administrator and coordinate law clerk selection. Drafted pattern jury instructions. Law Clerk to Associate Justice Robert W. Larrow. Traditional appellate law clerk responsibilities, including intensive research and writing on the law of Vermont.
Education
Albany Law School
Professional Activities
Vermont Commissioner Uniform Law Commission 1994-Current
Details: Member, Vermont delegation the the Uniform Law Commission (formerly known as the National Confernce of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. Member, Drafting Committee on the Model Punitive Damages Act. Drafting Committee on the Apportionment of Tort Responsibility Act. Chair,Drafting Committee on the Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act. Member, Scope & Program Committee. Member, Committee on Liaison with the American Bar Association. Secretary of the Commission for 2009-2010.
Member American Bar Association 1979-Current
Details: Member, ABA Board of Governors, 2005-2008. Member, ABA House of Delegates, 1999-present. Chair, Standing Committee on Delivery of Legal Services, 2009-present. Member, Sections on Litigation, Labor and Employment Law, Dispute Resolution, Individual Rights and Responsiblities and Law Practice Management.
Associate Examiner, Examiner and Chair Vermont Board of Bar Examiners 1990-2004
Awards
Grassroots Advocacy Award , American Bar Association
Advocate for Protecting the Attorney Client Privilege.
Professional Associations
Member, New York State Bar
-Current
Member, Vermont Bar Association
-Current

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100 Main Street
P.O. Box 1124
BURLINGTON, VT 05401
USA
Telephone: 802.864.6400
Telephone: 802.864.6400