Sheehey Attorney Ian Carleton Receives Pro Bono Award

On March 22, 2019, Sheehey Attorney Ian Carleton received the 2019 Pro Bono Service Award at the Vermont Bar Association’s mid-year meeting at Lake Morey Resort.

Judge Nancy Waples nominated Ian and cited his work as a Guardian Ad Litem as well as his extensive pro bono work representing clients in federal criminal defense cases. 

Ian joined the firm in 2003 and is a principal of the firm.  He regularly represents corporate and individual clients in civil and criminal matters in both state and federal court.  

This is the second time a Sheehey attorney has been received the Pro Bono Service award by the Vermont Bar Association in the past three years.  In 2016, the Vermont Bar Association recognized Kevin A. Lumpkin for his participation in a pro bono clinic sponsored by the civil division of the Chittenden Superior Court.

Sheehey Announces New Associate Attorney

The firm is pleased to announce that Mary G. Bouchard has been hired as an associate attorney effective January 1, 2019.

Mary was admitted to the Vermont Bar in 2018 after completing Vermont’s Law Office Study Program. Mary has been working at Sheehey since 2010, most recently as a paralegal. She has a wide range of experience within the firm’s energy, litigation, business services and employment practice areas.  Mary was recently named Secretary of the Women’s Division of the Vermont Bar Association.  Prior to joining the firm, Mary worked as a paralegal, a research assistant, and in the Buffalo, New York Court Clerk’s office.

Sheehey Announces New Principal and Director of the Firm

The firm is pleased to announce that Justin A. Brown has become a Principal and Director of the firm effective January 1, 2019.

Justin joined the firm in July of 2016.  His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, serving both businesses and individuals, as well as internal and government investigations.  Prior to joining the firm, Justin worked as an attorney at the Boston office of a global law firm.  In 2018, Super Lawyers magazine named Justin to its list of Rising Stars in New England for his work in Business Litigation. Justin serves on the board of Green Up Vermont and is a graduate of Vermont Law School (J.D. and Master’s of Environmental Law and Policy) and Tufts University (B.A.).