The primary focus of Mr. Tepper’s practice is in the representation of clients in real estate and business matters.
But for his 6 years as Rutland County State's Attorney, Mr. Tepper has represented real property buyers, sellers, lenders and brokers in legal matters throughout Vermont. Mr. Tepper brings knowledge, passion and creativity to his clients’ real estate issues. As a successful commercial real estate owner/developer, he understands inherent risks and opportunities, and advises an international clientele on same.
Each client’s real estate file is handled by Mr. Tepper personally. He has lectured to the Vermont Bar Association on real property boundary matters.
Steve's practice focuses on all aspects of family law including divorce, child custody, child support, parentage and post-divorce issues. Steve has more than 30 years of experience in family matters, including assisting clients with significant assets and complex financial issues in the context of divorce proceedings. Steve also assists clients with residential real estate closings as well as preparation of wills.
Jim primarily represents individuals in personal injury and employment disputes. Since 1986 Jim has been representing clients in diverse negligence actions, ranging from automobile collisions, and hunting accidents.
A significant portion of Jim's practice is devoted to representing employees who have been unlawfully terminated, or suffered other serious employment set-backs in violation of their civil rights laws, contract rights, or rights created by established policies and procedures.
Beth specializes in criminal defense with a strong practice in the Vermont state courts as well as in the federal trial and appellate courts. She has developed extensive trial and appellate skills, representing clients in major federal cases charging drug trafficking conspiracies, bank robbery, alien smuggling, mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, embezzlement, tax evasion, and internet crimes (including child pornography charges). With over twenty years of federal criminal defense experience, Beth understands the complex interplay of caselaw, sentencing guidelines and judicial discretion that shapes federal sentencing. Beth brings the same passionate representation to criminal cases in the state courts, including assault, stalking, DUI, fish and game violations, theft, and sex offenses.
Beth is also available to assist in matters before the Vermont civil, family and probate courts.