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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Barton Gilman maintains the utmost professionalism. They are accommodating and attentive to their clients’ needs, impeccably thorough in keeping clients informed, and personable.

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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

Education Law Update: United States Department of Education Issues Q&A on Title IX’s 2020 Amendments

Our school clients should be made aware of a Question and Answer Sheet (“Q&A”) (which can be found here) recently issued by the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (the “OCR”) with respect to Title IX and…

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Education Reform Blog: A Brief History of School Lunch

The Education Reform Primer: A blog exploring the history of public school education in America By Matthew R. Plain Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, a significant number of school children qualified for free or reduced-price lunches under the United States…

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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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Best Lawyers 2022 recognizes eight Barton Gilman attorneys

Barton Gilman is happy to announce that eight attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers. Five partners have been named “Best Lawyers in America,” while two partners and one attorney have been named “Best Lawyers in…

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