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

Personal Guaranty in a Commercial Loan Follows the Note

In most commercial loans, the corporate entity is the borrower, but the members or shareholders of that corporate borrower are required to guaranty the loan by signing a Personal Guaranty. In the lending industry, Promissory Notes are often endorsed to…

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End-of-Life Planning for Unmarried Cohabitants and Non-Traditional Families in Connecticut

Thinking about and planning for your eventual death can be a difficult and uncomfortable experience for many people. However, if you do not plan for the inevitable, archaic state laws and case precedent may result in your property not ending…

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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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Nine Barton Gilman Attorneys Named to 2022 Professional Excellence in the Law

Nine Barton Gilman attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the Rhode Island Monthly 2022 Professional Excellence in the Law, a directory of leading Rhode Island attorneys who are evaluated on various measures of peer recognition and professional achievement. Those listed include: Stephen…

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