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David Sleigh

Criminal defense Attorney at Saint Johnsbury, VT

5.0   1 review

Licensed for 39 years

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About David

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    40%
    We defend any and all criminal cases in State and Federal Courts: Sex cases, DWI, Assault, Embezzlement.

    40 years, 1,000 cases

  2. Constitutional
    30%
    We specialize in suits seeking recovery for victims of excessive force, illegal search and seizure, false imprisonment and jail/prison mistreatment.

    40 years, 250 cases

  3. Personal injury
    30%
    We have recovered millions for individuals hurt by others in auto accidents, workplace injuries and professional negligence.

    40 years, 250 cases

I HAVE BEEN A TRIAL LAWYER SINCE AUGUST 1983. I HAVE TRIED HUNDREDS OF JURY CASES, CIVIL AND CRIMINAL, TO VERDICT IN THE COURTS OF SEVERAL STATES AND FEDERAL DISTRICTS. I ALSO HAVE AN ACTIVE APPELLATE PRACTICE.
Licensed for 39 years
State VT
Status Active
Acquired 1983
Updated 01/29/2023
State MN
Status Not Authorized
Acquired 1986
Updated 10/28/2022

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

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David Sleigh
364 Railroad St Ste E
Saint Johnsbury, VT, 05819

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | December 29, 2012
Great result
I blew high numbers but could not get a DWI or I would lose my CDL and my job. Mr. Sleigh saved my license and my job.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Lawyer
  • SleighLaw, PC
  • 1983 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Lyndon State College
  • 2010 - 2015

Education

  • Indiana University
  • Borkenstein Course on Alcohol and Highway Safety
  • 2004
  • Vermont Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1982
  • Macalester College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1977

Legal Cases

  • Vermont v. Colby
  • Judgment for Defendants
  • Vermont v. Bonvie
  • VSC held officer's refusal to allow Defendant to take test was unreasonable & struck refusal finding.
  • Vermont v. Gilman
  • VSC ruled refusal finding was unlawful.
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Associations

  • National College of DUI Defense
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1981 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015

Publications

  • DWI Journal: Law & Science
  • Alveolar Air - Forensic Scientists Have it Wrong
  • 2004

Speaking Engagements

  • Guantanamo & The Constitution
  • Guantanamo Detainees
  • 2013
  • Green Mountain Criminal Defense Institute
  • Challenging DRE Evidence
  • 2010
  • Annual Convention
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • 2006
  • The Complete Appellate Lawyer
  • Appellate Practice Before the VT Supreme Court
  • 2006
  • Green Mountain Criminal Defense Institute
  • Alcohol Pharmacokenetics
  • 2004
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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (1)
Endorse David
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"David is a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"David is a superb lawyer and an equally fine person. He is an intense and aggressive advocate for his clients because he cares about them. I say this as someone who has opposed David on multiple occasions. He is always prepared and thoroughly ethical. One of the good guys."
Criminal defense

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Saint Johnsbury Criminal defense Lawyer David Sleigh
David Sleigh
Criminal defense Attorney
Saint Johnsbury, VT
Licensed for 39 years
Free Consultation