Peter J. DesMeules firstname.lastname@example.org PETER J. DESMEULES was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on October 27, 1949. He resides in Pomfret, Vermont with his wife, Ellen, and their two children, Emily and Hadley. Peter was admitted to the Vermont Bar in 1975 and in 1980 to the U.S. District Court, District of Vermont. Education: Lehigh University (B.A., 1971); New England School of Law (J.D. 1975). He is a member of the Windsor County and Vermont Bar Associations, and is a duly licensed agent for First American Title Insurance Company and Vermont Attorneys Title Corporation (References: Harland (Hal) Miller, III, Vermont State Counsel and Vice President of First American Title Insurance Company in Burlington, Vermont - 802-658-8717; and Andy Mikell, State Manager and Title Counsel at Vermont Attorney's Title Corp. in Williston, Vermont - 1-802-876-6800); Peter has over thirty-five years of experience practicing law in the Woodstock/Norwich, Vermont, “Upper Valley” area. Peter's area of practice include residential and commercial real estate law; probate law; estate planning; business/entity law; partnerships; general practice.
During his years of practice, Peter has served on Vermont Governor Howard Dean's Council of Environmental Advisors, 1993 - 1999 and as a member of the Connecticut River Joint (VT/NH) Commissions Water Quality Committee, 1994 - 1995 and as New England Representative, Natural Resources Board, National Trout Unlimited, 1993.
George H. Ostler email@example.com GEORGE OSTLER has 30 years experience defending persons accused of crimes. He practices statewide in the state courts of New Hampshire and Vermont as well as in the Federal Courts in Vermont and New Hampshire. Mr. Ostler graduated from Dartmouth College in 1977 and Vermont Law School in 1983 (Magna Cum Laude). He was employed by the NH Public Defender Program from 1983 to 1994 and has been a partner in DesMeules, Olrnstead and Ostler since 1994. Mr. Ostler is a member of the Vermont Bar Association, New Hampshire Bar Association, Vermont Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the NORML Legal Committee.
Notable reported decisions include State v. Town, 163 N.H. 790 (2012); State v. Gess, 150 N.H. 46 (2003); State v. MacElman, 149 N.H. 795 (2003); Robert C. v. Baird, 129 N.H. 495 (1987).
Christopher A. Dall firstname.lastname@example.org CHRIS DALL provides criminal defense services in Vermont and New Hampshire. He was admitted to the Vermont bar in 2000, the New Hampshire Bar in 2004 and to the Federal District Court in Vermont in 2012. He is a member of the Vermont Bar Association, the New Hampshire Bar Association, the New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and is a "former" secretery of the Vermont Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Dall is a Vermont native and graduated from Vermont Law School in 1999 and the University of Vermont in 1995 with honors and as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society.
Notable reported decisions: State v. Michael St. Martin, 2008 VT 23; State v. David Beauregard, 175 Vt. 472 (2003); State v. Adam Pierce, 173 Vt. 151 (2001).
Cabot R. Teachout email@example.com CABOT TEACHOUT was admitted to the Vermont bar in 2010 and the Federal District Court (Vermont) in 2012, and is a member of the National Association for Criminal Defense Attorneys. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as an intern in the Appellate Division of the Vermont Defender Generalís Office in Montpelier. Cabot has completed academic clerkships with both Judge William K. Sessions of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont and Judge Peter W. Hall of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Cabot also worked in the American Bar Associationís Rule of Law Initiative in Prishtina, Kosovo. Cabot is a graduate of the Washington & Lee School of Law (J.D., 2010) and the University of Vermont (B.A., 2004). At Washington & Lee, Cabot served as the president of the International Law Society, and spent one semester at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark studying criminal and international law.
Notable decisions: State v. Rounds, 189 Vt. 447 (2011).
Frank H. Olmstead FRANK OLMSTEAD is retired and no longer engaged in the active practice of law.