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Richard Joseph Fox

Richard Joseph Fox

also known as Richard J. Fox

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Business, Litigation, Construction & Development

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About Me



Richard J. Fox is the principal of the Law Office of Richard J. Fox PLLC. His practice focuses on real estate, civil litigation, construction law, and landlord/tenant law. Richard graduated from Rutgers College with a B.A. in English, History, and Political Science, and received his Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University Law School.

Richard is admitted to practice law in both Vermont and Massachusetts, and also before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He is a member of the Vermont Bar Association and Chittenden County Bar Association, and is an agent for Vermont Attorneys Title Corporation.

Richard has lectured on public contracting and construction law issues for construction professionals in Massachusetts and presented CLE seminars on title insurance and real estate law for attorneys and paralegals in Vermont and throughout the country.


Richard is a Vermont native and currently resides with his family in Shelburne, where he volunteers as an EMT with Shelburne Rescue.  Richard also volunteers as an attorney with the Vermont Bar Association’s Military Family Law Project and is a member of the Miss Vermont Scholarship Organization's Board of Directors.  Richard is a former leader with Shelburne Cub Scout Pack 607.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Real Estate: 65%
    13 years
  2. Business: 15%
  3. Construction & Development: 10%
  4. Litigation: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-200/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Law Office of Richard J. Fox PLLC

26 Railroad Avenue
Essex Junction, VT, 05452-3134

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VTAuthorized to practice law200505/04/2010
MAActive200204/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2014 Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
2013 Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselUnsworth & Barra PLC2010 - 2010
PrincipalThe Law Office of Richard J. Fox PLLC2010 - Present
AssociateUnsworth & Barra, PLC2008 - 2010
AttorneyRichard J. Fox, Esq.2006 - 2008
AssociateClark, Long, Werner & Flynn, PC2004 - 2006
AssociateHaese, LLC2002 - 2004
AssociateSaltman & Stevens, PC2001 - 2002
AssociateSklute & Associates2000 - 2001

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Vermont Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Chittenden County Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/A2002 - 2005
Boston Bar AssociationN/A2002 - 2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The George Washington University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Rutgers UniversityEnglish, History, and Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Advanced Issues in Real Estate LawResolving Title Defects; Tax Issues in Real Estate; Foreclosure Issues2015
Working with an Attorney for First-time HomebuyersFirst-time Homebuyer Seminars - How to Select and Work With an Attorney2014
Handling Real Estate Transactions With ConfidenceTitle searches and the A-Z of the home buying process2014
First-time Homebuyer SeminarWorking with an Attorney for First-time Homebuyers2014
Association of Vermont Electrologists' Annual SeminarSmall Business 1012014
Working with an Attorney for First-time HomebuyersFirst-time Homebuyer Seminars - How to Select and Work With an Attorney2013
Working with an Attorney for First-time HomebuyersFirst-time Homebuyer Seminars - How to Select and Work With an Attorney2013
Working with an Attorney for First-time HomebuyersFirst-time Homebuyer Seminars - How to Select and Work With an Attorney2013
Title Workshop: From Examination to CommitmentEthics; Resolving Boundary Issues; Preparing Title Commitments2013
Resolving Breaks of Chain in TitleMissing Documents; Devolution of Title; Corrective Documents2013
Top 10 Title Defects - CuredResolving Breaks in the Chain of Title2012
Boundary Issues: Resolving Client ConflictsNon-Litigation Tools in Boundary Disputes; Quiet Title Actions2012
Advanced Issues in Real Estate LawTitle Risks and Title Insurance; Tax Aspects of Real Estate Transactions2012
Working with an Attorney for First-time HomebuyersFirst-time Homebuyer Seminars - How to Select and Work With an Attorney2011
Working with an Attorney for First-time HomebuyersFirst-time Homebuyer Seminars - How to Select and Work With an Attorney2011
How to Obtain Good Title in Real Estate TransactionsTitle Insurance and Ethical Considerations2011
Anatomy of a Real Estate TitleResolving Breaks in the Chain of Title2011
Working with an Attorney for First-time HomebuyersFirst-time Homebuyer Seminars - How to Select and Work With an Attorney2010
Working with an Attorney for First-time HomebuyersFirst-time Homebuyer Seminars - How to Select and Work With an Attorney2010
Resolving Breaks in Chain of TitleResolving Title Issues Related to Missing or Defective Instruments2010
Real Estate Transactions Made Painless and EfficientTitle Law, Conveyancing Issues, and Related Matters.2010
Real Estate Law: Advanced Issues and AnswersTitle Law and Title Insurance2010
Anatomy of Real Estate TitleAnalyzing Title and Resolving Title Issues2010
Anatomy of a Real Estate Title,Resolving Breaks in the Chain of Title2010
Advanced Title Insurance IssuesTitle Insurance Issues & Case Law2010
Title Law in VermontVermont Title Law Matters.2009
Landlord-Tenant Law UpdateRecent Changes to Vermont Landlord-Tenant Law2009
In-Depth Title Insurance PrinciplesALTA 2006 Changes and Related Matters2009
Advanced Title and Real Estate Transactions with Legal EntitiesConveyancing with Legal Entities and the Challenges Related Thereto2009
Title Examination for ParalegalsTitle Abstracting and Examination2008
Massachusetts Mechanics’ Lien and Public Construction IssuesFederal and State Public Construction.Laws and Practices.2003
Construction Law in Massachusetts: Can This Job Be Saved?Project Labor Agreements, Claims, and Bid Protests2003