Barton Gilman is a law firm dedicated to protecting our clients and committed to delivering efficient and effective solutions to each legal problem we confront.

With decades of experience and more than forty lawyers admitted to practice in seven states, Barton Gilman offers the resources, experiences, and subject matter expertise to help our clients address their legal challenges while providing the value you expect and deserve. Located in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, Barton Gilman is prepared to help clients throughout the Northeast in a wide range of matters.


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School Choice Voice – Episode #1 – Nina Rees, National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

  To kick off the School Choice Voice, an exclusive social media group for those dedicated to strengthening education opportunities for all kids, education lawyer Matt Plain caught up with the President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public…

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Client Alerts

3 Changes to Reporting and Collection of Medical Debt

Starting on July 1, 2022, the three nationwide credit reporting agencies, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion have agreed to three changes in how medical collection accounts are reported. The three credit reporting agencies will no longer include paid medical collection debt…

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FHA Adds Additional Modification to Assist Homeowners in Home Retention Despite Being in Default of Their Obligations

As reported in DSNews,[1] the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) currently offers a number of home retention options to qualified homeowners who are in default of their mortgage obligations. These include the COVID-19 Advance Loan Modification, COVID-19 Recovery Standalone Partial Claim…

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The Eight Most Common Estate Planning Mistakes – Barton Gilman

W. Parish Lentz focuses his practice on estate and trust planning and administration, as well as business formation and ongoing representation of corporate clients, including non-profit entities. His estate and trust planning practice includes litigating disputes in state court, including…

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School Choice Voice

The place for connection, engagement, and discussion to strengthen education opportunities for all kids.

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Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly Honors Barton Gilman’s Matthew Plain as a “Leader in the Law”

Barton Gilman Co-Managing Partner Matthew R. Plain, a respected education, employment and litigation attorney, has been named a “Leader in the Law” by Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly. The award recognizes the current leaders of the Rhode Island bar. Plain will…

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