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

NY Education Update: Staff and Student COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Requirements

With COVID numbers rising as many charter schools are returning from winter break, questions have been raised regarding adding a booster requirement to staff vaccination policies, and whether it is permissible to require students to submit to a COVID test or…

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Real Estate Blog: Legal risks of security cameras to property owners

In May 2019, I appeared on WTNH, News 8 cautioning property owners about the installation and placement of security cameras on their property.  I warned of the possible liability and claims that could arise by an installation that may show…

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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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Plain Named Co-Managing Partner of Barton Gilman

Matthew R. Plain has been named Co-Managing Partner of Barton Gilman LLP. Alongside fellow co-managing partners, Francis A. Connor, III and Edward D. Shoulkin, he will oversee the firm’s day-to-day management and operation. In addition to his executive role with…

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