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David E. Peterson

Estate planning Attorney at Burlington, VT

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    Vermont - VT 2 years
    Massachusetts - MA 15 years
  • Licensed for 2 years
    State VT
    Acquired 2022
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State MA
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About David

Learn David’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    80%
    Ensuring that your wishes are carried out in a manner that thoughtfully and deliberately protects your beneficiaries and preserves your estate.

    15 years

  2. Probate
    20%
    Walking the family through the legal and tax process following the death of a loved one.

    15 years

Location

Gravel & Shea PC
76 St. Paul Street, 7th Floor
P.O. Box 369
Burlington, VT, 05402

Reviews

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Posted by Mark Adams | December 31, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
David handled my moms estate matters after her passing.
After interviewing many attorneys to handle my moms estate matters, 10 minutes on the phone with David, I knew he was the best attorney to handle my moms multi-million dollar estate. He performance was no less than outstanding. I would highly recommend David to everyone that absolutely needs the most knowledgeable estate attorney available in the area. David is a joy to work with, and has reasonable fees.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.2 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Special Counsel
  • Gravel & Shea
  • 2024 - Present
  • Owner
  • The Law Office of David E. Peterson, P.C.
  • 2011 - 2023
  • Associate
  • Estate Preservation Law Offices
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Associate
  • Fusaro, Altomare & Ermilio
  • 2007 - 2009
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Education

  • Boston College Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2004

Associations

  • Vermont Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2022 - Present
  • USA500 Clubs
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2013
  • Essex County Estate Planning Council
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2020
  • Worcester County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Worcester County Estate and Business Planning Council
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Montachusett Estate and Retirement Planning Council
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top Lawyers 2022
  • Boston Magazine
  • 2022
  • Top Lawyers 2021
  • Boston Magazine
  • 2021

Speaking Engagements

  • Wakefield Co-operative Bank Speaker Series
  • What's the Difference Between a Will and a Trust?
  • 2018
  • Business Fundamentals Bootcamp
  • What Happens to Your Business if Something Happens to You?
  • 2018
  • Boston Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Section Panel Discussion
  • Upsize Me: Smart Growth Strategies for Solos and Small Firms
  • 2018
  • Advisory Group Equity Services
  • Mulit-Generational Estate Planning
  • 2014
  • Trust Advisory Services Group
  • Beyond the Revocable Trust
  • 2012
  • Bench/Bar Day
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (4)
Endorse David
Trusts Attorney | Jan 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I had a case where my client needed to create a trust for his personal injury settlement. David Peterson quickly and efficiently set up the trust."
Estate planning Attorney | May 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"David is an extremely knowledgeable and experienced attorney. I know him as someone who's motivated to be helpful and provide top-quality legal services. I endorse this lawyer without reservation."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Estate planning Attorney | Nov 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"David is an extremely intelligent and conscientious attorney and I highly recommend him."