Jesse D. Bugbee, Esq.


      Castleton University BA 1980 (with honors)
      Vermont Law School JD Cum Laude 1983


      Admitted to Vermont Bar 1983
      Admitted to U.S. District Court 1985
      Law Clerk to Hon. Louis Peck, Associate Justice, Vermont Supreme Court 1983-84
      Vermont Bar Association Pro Bono Award- 1994
      Vermont Bar Association, Member Board of Governors 2007-09
      Vermont Bar Foundation, Member, Board of Directors-1996-2002; 2011-present
      Franklin County Bar Association, President 2015-2016
      Vermont Association for Justice

Community Activities

      Northwest Counseling and Support Services, Treasurer and member board of directors 2005-present, President 2015-2017
      Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce, Trustee 2002- present, President 2009
      St. Albans Rotary Club, President 2009-10

Publications and Presentations:

      Advanced Real Estate Issues
      Boundary and Easement Law
      Ethics Issues in Representing Mentally Disabled Adults

Areas of Concentration: Probate and Estate Planning, Business Law, Municipal Law, Real Estate, Environmental Law, Contracts and Civil Litigation

Jesse serves as trusted advisor to families and individuals, towns and businesses. He provides advice and legal services to business owners, farmers, entrepreneurs, and land developers at the municipal, trial and appellate level. From matters of real estate to helping develop strategies for wealth preservation, Jesse provides comprehensive representation addressing client concerns while helping them plan for tomorrow.

Jesse has practiced at Kissane Associates since entering private practice. When he’s not in the office you can find him enjoying Vermont’s outdoors in all seasons, particularly skiing, boating and kayaking on Lake Champlain, trout fishing and whitetail hunting.