Owen McClain Sleeps Out For Charity With Vermont Gas Systems

On Saturday, December 2nd, Sheehey attorney Owen McClain joined a team of fundraisers from Vermont Gas Systems to sleep out by the Otter Creek Falls in Middlebury to raise money and awareness for homelessness. Together, they raised over $13,000 to benefit John Graham Housing & Services, an Addison County non-profit organization dedicated to providing food, shelter, and housing to the homeless. The low temperature on Saturday night was 28° Fahrenheit.

This is the second consecutive year that Owen has participated in the sleep-out with a team from Vermont Gas. This year, Vermont Gas was recognized as the “Top Team” for the fundraiser and Owen was recognized as the “Top Fundraiser.”

4 Sheehey Attorneys to Present at Trust and Estate Planning Seminar


4 Sheehey attorneys to present at upcoming Trust and Estate Planning seminar in South Burlington, Vermont on December 4th  and December 5thMark Melendy, Daphne Moritz, Leigh Phillips and Walter McCarthy will each speak at the seminar on a range of trust and estate planning topics including:  fiduciary relationships, revocable trust planning, business succession planning and ethical considerations for estate planning professionals.  The presentation is being provided by the National Business Institute, Inc. and will be hosted at the Holiday Inn, 1068 Williston Road, South Burlington, VT.  For more information about the seminar, including registration details and credit information, please visit the National Business Institute’s website by clicking on the following link  


Sheehey ranked by US News as one of the 2018’s “Best Law Firms” in Burlington VT

Sheehey is proud to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2018 “Best Law Firm” in metro Burlington VT. US News has recognized 9 practice areas within Sheehey for this very prestigious designation. These areas are: (in Metro Tier 1) Arbitration, Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar and Mediation; (in Metro Tier 2) Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; (in Metro Tier 3) Mergers & Acquisitions Law.

To be eligible to participate in the “Best Law Firms” submission process, a firm must have at least one attorney who has received high enough peer review to be listed in the current edition of Best Lawyers. Firms are eligible in the practice area(s) and metro region(s) in which they have listed lawyers. The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a combination of client feedback, information provided on the Law Firm Survey, the Law Firm Leaders Survey, and Best Lawyers peer review.

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