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Our firm is dedicated to helping our clients with estate planning, elder law, Medicaid and special needs planning and probate and trust administration.  Those are the only areas we work in. 


My law firm works on a team basis.  My assistants have been with me since I started my firm. We are dedicated to helping our clients make and implement decisions that are in their best interests.  We are here to serve our clients. 


We charge fixed fees for all our document work.  We do not charge clients if they contact us with questions about their plan, even after we have completed the work.  We stay in touch with our clients, notifying them of changes in the law and inviting them in every three years for a free meeting to discuss their plan and determine whether changes are needed.


Personally, I live with my wife in Burlington, where i served on the City's Development Review Board for 20 years.  I currently serve as Vice President of the Board of the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging.  Every year I volunteer in the Vermont City Marathon on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend.  I enjoy biking, reading and socializing with friends. 


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 40%
    17 years, 2.2 thousand cases
  2. Elder Law: 20%
    15 years, 300 cases
  3. Medicaid & Medicare: 20%
    17 years, 300 cases
  4. Probate: 10%
    17 years, 175 cases
  5. Social Security: 10%
    15 years, 75 cases



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Glenn is a respected and recognized expert on Vermont estate planning and elder law. He is smart, caring and conscientious. I am pleased to recommend Glenn to prospective clients.


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Contact info

Jarrett Law Office, PLC

1795 Williston Road Suite 125
South Burlington, VT, 05403


NYCurrently registered 200307/10/2016
DCInactive 200307/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalJarrett Law Office, PLC2007 - Present
PartnerUnsworth Barra & Jarrett2004 - 2007
Of Counsel and PartnerUnsworth Powell Barra Orr & Bredice2001 - 2004
Of CounselCarroll & Scribner1999 - 2001
General CounselVermont Housing Finance Agency1987 - 1999
Assistant Attorney GeneralOffice of Attorney General1978 - 1987
Law ClerkHon. Albert W. Coffrin, United States District Judge1973 - 1974
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Vermont Bar AssociationChair, Elder Law Section2012 - Present
Champlain Valley Agency on AgingBoard Member2010 - Present
Vermont Elder Resource GroupMember2007 - Present
Elder Law Section, Vermont Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Probate and Trust Law Section, Vermont Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
Vermont Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
Chittenden County Bar AssociationN/A1973 - Present
VT Chapter of National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysPresident2012 - 2013
VT Chapter of National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysSecretary-Treasurer2008 - 2011
Society of Financial Service ProfessionalsPresident, Vermont Chapter2007 - 2009
Burlington Development Review BoardChair, Vice-Chair and Member1990 - 2010
Vermont Bar Association Young Lawyers SectionChair1978 - 1979
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Vermont Tenants, Inc. v. Vermont Housing Finance AgencyThe Vermont Supreme Court ruled in my client's favor.
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Publication nameTitleDate
A Practical Guide to Estate Planning in VermontSpecial Needs Planning (co-author)2015
Resolving Legal and Financial Issues in Elder LawWhat to do When a Spouse is facing Health Issues2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterN/AJD - Juris Doctor1973
Middlebury CollegePolitical ScienceA.B.1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Planning for Long-Term CareElder Law2013
VBA Basic Skills CourseElder Law2012
day long seminar (co-presenter)Special Needs Trusts2012
Resolving Legal and Financial Issues in Elder CareElder Care2011
A New Estate Tax for the New YearEstate Tax2011
Vermont AgencyNow What? Estate Tax in 20102010
Resolving Legal and Financial Issues in Elder CareElder Law, Special Needs and Medicaid2010
Northeast Elder Law ConferenceMedicaid2010
Elder Law-Core TopicsElder Law2010
What a Vermont Plaintiff's Attorney Needs To KnowSpecial Needs Trusts, Medicare and Medicaid Liens and Medicare Set Asides2009
UVM Medical SchoolAdvance Directives2009
Elder PlanningElder Planning for Long Term Care2009
Elder Law TrainingTreatment of Assets by Medicaid2009
ACTEC Northeast Regional MeetingSpecial Needs Trust and the New SSI Trust Rules2009
Asperger's Syndrome and High-functioning AutismLegal Needs of Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome or High Functioning Autism2008
Parent Support Group MeetingA Special Child Needs Special Planning2007
Harris Plaisted ConferenceMedicaid Planning After DRA2007