Barton Gilman welcomes lawyer Timothy J. Groves

Experienced education lawyer Timothy J. Groves has joined Barton Gilman.

No stranger to Barton Gilman, Tim is rejoining the firm after spending six years in the education and nonprofit sectors. He has served as a development officer for the Rhode Island Foundation, as the executive director of the Rhode Island League of Charter Schools, and, more recently, as the director of development and partnerships, and interim executive director at the Coalition for College, where he draws on his experience as an attorney, fundraiser and leader on behalf of the Coalition and the students it serves.

Before becoming a lawyer, Tim taught high school English for four years, and then co-founded Schoolyard, Inc., which developed and maintained comprehensive websites for independent schools.

Tim earned his J.D., cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law, his M.A., magna cum laude, from Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English, and his B.A., cum laude, in English from Colby College. He is admitted to practice in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. More information about Tim can be found here.

“We are thrilled that Tim has returned to the Barton Gilman family. He will be an incredibly valuable addition to our education law and charter school practice, allowing us to continue to provide our clients with exceptional service,” said partner Matthew R. Plain.

About Barton Gilman

Barton Gilman serves clients throughout the Northeast with offices in Boston, Providence and New York, offering legal services in a wide variety of matters, including education law, employment, family law, insurance coverage, trusts and estates, criminal defense, corporate formation and intellectual property as well as medical and other professional liability defense, premises liability and business litigation. The firm and its attorneys have received numerous awards and accolades, including Best LawyersBest Law FirmsBest Places to Work Rhode IslandOutstanding Philanthropic Business, the Common Good Award, and Super Lawyers.

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