Timothy G. Hurlbut, P.C.
d/b/a Hurlbut & Glitman
375 Lake Road, Suite 2A - St. Albans Town, VT 05478
Phone: (802) 527-7200
Timothy G. Hurlbut, Esquire
Timothy G. Hurlbut was born and raised in St. Albans, Vermont, graduating from Bellows Free Academy (BFA) in 1970, the University of Vermont in 1975 receiving a B.S. in Business Administration with an Accounting Major, the University of New Hampshire School of Law formerly known as Franklin Pierce Law Center in 1979 with a Juris Doctorate Degree. Subsequent to law school Tim worked in New York City for three (3) years at Chase Manhattan Bank and Chemical Bank in the areas of high net worth Estate Planning and Administration. Thereafter, moving back to St. Albans, Vermont, in 1983 and opening a general practice law firm under the tutelage of Judge John Webster. Presently Tim practices in all area’s of General Practice with an emphasis on purchases and sales of businesses and estate planning.
Upon returning to his hometown, he participated in numerous community activities, including but not by way of limitation, as an Alderman for St. Albans City, Chair of the City Democratic Committee, a Delegate to numerous Vermont State Democrat Conventions and a board member of Vermont Citizens Advocacy, and Youth Diversion Program. Eventually, and for the last 37 years, concentrating his volunteer energies at Hard’Ack, Inc. as President, Vice President, and Trustee. Hard’Ack, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit, 95 (approximate) acre recreational area located in St. Albans which hosts a community ski and snowboarding area offered to the community at no expense.
Timothy G. Hurlbut has always attempted to balance his workaholic tendency, passion for Hard’Ack, Inc.* with his family consisting of his son Kyle, daughter Desiree and two dogs Molly and Bruiser.
Tim loves Franklin County, the woods, tractors, boats, and Lake Champlain, spending a good portion of his summer on Butler Island.
Major Life Experiences:
1) Being the Chairman of the Hard’Ack, Inc.* Merger with St. Albans City, negotiating and writing the Agreement (see link to) and the Bylaws (see links to ) which substantially perpetuates the Hard’Ack Inc. Ski and Recreation Area for the use of the citizens of Franklin County with an emphasis on the children. See link to letter written by Tim Hurlbut which delineates the magnitude of the merger (see link to)
*Tasked to create a Master Plan for Hard’Ack, Inc. and to assist the St. Albans Skating Association (SASA) in locating an indoor rink at Hard’Ack or other location.
2) Chairman of the Hard’Ack, Inc.* Epi-Center Committee which consists of identifying and implementing the construction of the Hard’Ack Epi-Center with planned structures such as the Greg Brown Lodge and the new indoor rink which would be the new home of the St. Albans Skating Association (SASA).
3) Being accepted by the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO). .
4) Hitchhiking over a five (5) month period from Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula to St. Albans, Vermont.
Tim is proud of the Hurlbut heritage in the Champlain Valley with the Hurlbut Cemetery being the oldest known white persons cemetery in Franklin County. A large portion of Georgia Shore in St. Albans and Georgia was given to the Hurlbuts by their in-law, the Allen Boys, IRA and Ethan. The Hurlbuts were Ferry Captains on Lake Champlain hailing from Melvilles Landing in Georgia and a landing in South Hero.
For you Franklin County Folks: I’m a blocker and proud of it.
Mindy S. Gagne - Real Estate Manager
Mindy Graduated from Mississiquoi Valley Union High School in 1997, has an Associate Degree in Accounting and Business. Works for Timothy G. Hurlbut P.C. for the last eight years. Mindy has a back ground in Human Resources, Managing, and Residential Real Estate Mortgages: starting with Originating, Processing, Underwriting and Closings of Real Estate. Her free time is spent with her husband and three children. She enjoys the outdoors, gardening, sxs riding and camping.
Jackie Ovitt - Legal Assistant
Jackie Ovitt graduated from Champlain College in 1984 with an Associate’s Degree in Science. She has been working in the legal field for over 30 years and with Attorney Hurlbut since 1988, primarily working in estate planning, estate administration, evictions, and collections. She enjoys making improvements on her home, baking, reading, four wheeling, and spending time with family, friends, and her puppy.
Matthew Glitman, Esquire
Matthew Glitman was admitted to the Vermont Bar in 1998 and joined the firm in April, 2015. Matthew concentrates in commercial and real property transactions, litigation and resolution of business and real property disputes, and representation of business entities in regulatory matters and management issues. Matt has a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Norwich University and served as an infantry officer at Fort Drum, New York. After the Army. Matt returned to Vermont and worked at a business consulting firm. Matt then attended Southwestern University College of Law in Los Angeles, but quickly grew tired of the sun and the beaches and had to return to Vermont where weather actually means something. Matt did his clerkship with the Vermont Legislative Council. At the Legislative Council, Matt acted as counsel to the House Commerce Committee and to the Senate Finance Committee. Matt then worked for a South Burlington law firm until 2003, when he left to travel the world by motorcycle. Upon his return, he was rehired by that firm and remained there until 2005 when he joined a Burlington law firm. He remained with that firm until the end of 2008 when he started his own boutique practice.
Matt has taught continuing legal education classes on commercial leases and on collections. Matt also attended the Woodbury Institute of Champlain College’s Mediator’s Course. Matt is adept at finding novel solutions to difficult problems and believes that the practice of law should be focused on resolving issues, not creating them. Matt lives in St. Albans with his wife and two young children.
Stephen A. McDonald, Paralegal
Stephen Graduated from Champlain College in 1986 with a Degree in Business Management. He held various management positions and owned and operated the Sugar Mill until 2000. In 2001, Stephen returned to school and received a degree in Legal Studies from the Woodbury Institute. While attending school, Stephen worked as a Mortgage Originator. Stephen owned and operated Independent Attorney Support from 2008-2010. He brings over 10 year of experience in the areas of litigation, landlord/tenant issues, real estate, and probate. Now his primary focus is real estate and probate. Stephen is the Chairman and Curator of the McDonald Museum and Trustee of the McDonald Preservation Trust. He lives in Enosburg.
Suezie Mashteare – Assistant Real Estate Coordinator
Suezie’s background is in Mortgages and Healthcare Services. She is married and has a son. In her free time she spends time with her family and friends. She also enjoys spending time outdoors with her dogs, reading good books and watching movies.
Shawn T. Tao, Esquire
Admitted to the bar in 2009, Shawn enjoys the challenges of both transactional and litigation matters. A versatile general-practitioner, Shawn has successfully handled a wide range of cases from immigration petitions to business deals, and a diverse mix of courtroom matters. Shawn has appeared before Vermont's civil, family, criminal, traffic, and small claims courts, as well as adjudicatory state agencies.
While in law school, Shawn interned with the Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights and served as an immigration law clerk at a Vermont firm upon passing the bar exam. Shawn earned his J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of Vermont where he studied history, geopolitics and comparative religion. In 2016, Shawn served on the Burlington Housing Board of Review and in 2017 on the Town Planning Commission in Brattleboro.
In his spare time Shawn enjoys live music, the outdoors/nature, comedy, and the arts.
Heather Laing, Secretary
Timothy G. Hurlbut, P.C. is licensed to practice in the State of Vermont. Our principal office is located in St. Albans. The information provided in this web page is offered for informational purposes only; it is not offered as and does not constitute legal advice. Timothy G. Hurlbut, P.C. does not seek to represent you based upon your visit or review of this web page site. This web page site may be considered advertising under the rules of Vermont. You should not make legal hiring decisions based upon brochures, advertising or other promotional materials. Timothy G. Hurlbut P.C. owns the Trade Name of Northwestern Vermont Closing Title and Escrow and its transactions, sale and purchases are known by this name to facilitate recognition of out of state lender, seller and purchasers; it is understood the service provided is run, overviewed by Vermont Licensed Attorneys.
d/b/a Hurlbut, Glitman & Associates
375 Lake Road, Suite 2A, St. Albans Town, VT 05478
Phone (802) 527-7200 - Fax (802) 527-1303