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Amy Elizabeth Davis

Criminal defense Attorney at Saint Johnsbury, VT

4.6   12 reviews

also known as Amy Davis

  • Licensed for 8 years
    State VT
    Acquired 2015
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Amy

Learn Amy’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    Represent individuals pre-charge, while the case is active through jury verdict, and assist in helping individuals expunge past crimes from their records for a variety of felony and misdemeanors.

    8 years

  2. Divorce and separation
    Property division, spousal maintenance (alimony), parental rights and responsibilities, parent-child contact, and child support.

    8 years

  3. Juvenile law
    Representation for both children and parents where the State has intervened in child protection and delinquency cases. We also handle appeals to the Human Services Board for DCF substantiations.

    8 years

  4. General practice

    8 years

  5. Guardianship

    5 years

  6. Landlord or tenant
    Both the filing and defense of evictions for landlords and tenant.

    8 years

  7. Litigation

    8 years

Amy came to the Northeast Kingdom in 2015 after graduating from Vermont Law School Magna Cum Laude and passing the Vermont Bar Exam. She has worked in a variety of cases including divorce, parentage, adoption, juvenile, criminal, and probate. Prior to opening Davis Legal Solutions, PLLC, Amy worked for the public defender’s office handling the child protection, juvenile justice, and youthful offender cases in Orleans, Caledonia, and Essex Counties. Amy takes pride in her ability to collaborate with numerous players in the legal system to help clients achieve a just outcome. Amy lives in St. Johnsbury Vermont with her pets, including her legal beagle, Marlow.


Amy Elizabeth Davis
PO Box 4116
1129 Main Street
Saint Johnsbury, VT, 05819


4.6 / 5.0
  12 customer reviews
Posted by Jess | January 5, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Not only an amazing lawyer, one of the most caring people I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing and working with.
Amy Davis reached out to me during the most difficult time in my life, when I lost my beloved puppy Berkeley at the hands of an evil human being. She offered her services pro bono because she is that kind, and is a huge animal lover. I honestly do not know how I would have gotten through the legal process that took three years without her by my side guiding me along and answering all of my questions. She cares and works relentlessly for her clients and is someone I not only would hire again, she is someone I am honored to call a great friend.
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Posted by Courtney | December 28, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Highly recommend
Amy Davis represented me through my divorce. I honestly don't know how I would have made it through without her. She always answered my emails, questions, and explained in depth what to expect in certain situations with the court. I would highly recommend her if you are in need of a lawyer.
Response from Amy Davis January 5, 2023
Thank you! It was a pleasure working with you!
Posted by anonymous | July 1, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Like a breeze through stressful situation
Proactive approach made my case and its solution very easy, relieving ton of stress. Attorneys have a great and deep knowledge and great working relationship with state prosecutor as well. Was able to participate virtually, saving on travel and other costs. Highly recommended!
Posted by Rich | October 25, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Amazing Advice and Follow Up
Amy was quick to explain the divorce process and answer any and every question I had! I can’t say enough how wonderful she was! Highly recommend Amy to anyone that needs a lawyer!!
Posted by Kim | March 2, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent service
Amy has been amazing. Very easy to talk to and easy to communicate with. She always responded back, was always available when I needed her or had questions and proactive about my case. She was very organized and has a wealth of knowledge and would definitely recommend her. If I need her in the future she will always be the person I call. Thank you Amy!
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Posted by Corey | February 15, 2021
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Amy is Definitely for the people & Understands the importance of Equality In the Courtroom. She went above & beyond To lead my Defense with More Compassion Than any other lawyer previously appointed to me In VT & (that’s A lot) she gets my recommendation
Posted by Diamond | February 3, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Diamond’s Thoughts!
This young lady is the best you can get when it comes to loving, caring an understanding a person for who they are and what they are going through! She listens very closely and goes above and beyond to help you in any way she can! She is all ears and more heart!
Response from Amy Davis February 3, 2021
You are amazing and I am so thrilled I got to work with you. Thank you!
Posted by Brandiann | February 3, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Knowledgeable and well versed!
Amy was AMAZING to work with. She was honest and upfront from the very beginning - we felt like she understood what we asking the court for and she advocated for us in such a manor. We would defiantly recommend her!
Response from Amy Davis February 3, 2021
Thank you so much!
Posted by Debra | February 2, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Fabulous Attorney
I knew Amy Davis on a personal level before she went to law school, so with my husband headed for surgery we decided it was time to update and redo our wills. We chose Amy. They were done promptly, easily and she explained everything as we updated 30 years of changes, We were thrilled when Amy opened Davis Legal Solutions, we thought if we ever need an attorney, here she is. We had no clue that just a few months later, we would need an attorney for our son. Divorces can be an ugly road to go through and this one has been difficult for everyone, however, Amy has led the way for him. She is calm, cool and collected when my son and in turn us, are not. Amy is in contact regularly with our son in what has turned into a very contentious divorce. I believe the end may finally be here after over 18 months with Amy continuing to take the lead in achieving a fair settlement for everyone, including the mental health for the young children involved. I would recommend Davis Legal Solutions again and again.
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Response from Amy Davis February 3, 2021
It is an honor to work with your family Debra. Thank you!
Posted by anonymous | February 2, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Would recommend.
Ms. Davis represented us in a civil matter, and was extremely thorough in her research and very professional throughout this process.
Response from Amy Davis February 2, 2021
Thank you very much for trusting me with your case.
Posted by Sarah | February 3, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Child Custody and Parental Rights and Responsibilities
While supporting me as a client, Attorney Davis was knowledgeable about the law, and was able to give me clear direction on what could or could not be done in my child custody case. I had many concerns over the course of the year and I was told to not have high expectations of my requests as many things are in the courts hands and can sometimes be seen as unfair, but was successful in developing a parenting plan and child support order that supports the best interest of my child. Attorney Davis was patient and direct, and I would certainly recommend her for legal support and representation when needed.
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Posted by Ttevor | March 3, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very sexest. The mother of my child is keeping my daughter from me. I am a great father and my daughter loves me to death. The mother atmitted to cheated on me and so much more in court. I turned to amy for help and gave me no reason why she would bot take my case. This is all because im a guy who went in her office with my father. She judge me because we are males. I have currently found a lawyer team who is helping fathers. They make sure the child isnt in danger they look into it. Now my daughter and I can have the life we deserve. Thank you Amy for nothing. Ahe is sexest
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Response from Amy Davis March 3, 2021
Hello. I am sorry to hear that you had a bad experience with our firm. We represent a variety of individuals regardless of gender, sex, race, sexual orientation, or any other demographics. If we opted not to get involved in a case, it was based on the merits of the case, and not the gender or other demographics of the client.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 250-250 per hour
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)


  • Vermont Law School
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2015
  • University of New England
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2009


  • Caledonia County Bar Association
  • Chair
  • 2020 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2020 - 2021
  • Vermont Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Section
  • 2016 - 2022

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (5)
Endorse Amy
Unknown Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Friend
"Amy is an excellent attorney who cares deeply about her clients and works diligently to make sure that her clients get the best result. I enthusiastically recommend Amy!"
Divorce and separation Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have worked on the other side of cases with Attorney Davis and I can say hands down I enjoy seeing her name on the other side. She is able to vigorously represent her client while maintaining the ability to have settlement conversations. I appreciate what Attorney Davis brings to her clients and just to the family division as a whole. It has and will continue to be a pleasure working with you. Already looking forward to the next case!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Amy is a skilled and compassionate advocate for all her clients. I refer cases to her frequently and with the confidence they will be well cared for."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I’ve known Amy for several years on a personal and professional level. Amy is bright, hard-working, and has a great sense of humor. Having worked with her directly, I can say that she is also a great collaborator, who knows how to achieve client goals. I highly recommend her."
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Saint Johnsbury Criminal defense Lawyer Amy Elizabeth Davis
Amy Elizabeth Davis
Criminal defense Attorney
Saint Johnsbury, VT
Licensed for 8 years