Rodgers and Hesselbach
Rodgers and Hesselbach is a full service law firm located in the Vermont Building at 1222 Putney Road, Suite 305, just north of of I-91 Exit 3 rotary in Brattleboro, Vermont.
James M. Rodgers and Bruce Hesselbach have been practicing law since 1996 and 1976 respectively, and have a wide spectrum of experience in cases in state and federal court, as well as legal drafting, arbitration and negotiation.
We offer a free initial consultation for all cases.
Member, 1998 to present, Chairman, 2002 to present, Newfane Conservation Commission. The AVCC has designated the Newfane Conservation Commission as 2005 Conservation Commission of the year for "outstanding conservation efforts". Member, Board of Directors, Association of Vermont Conservation Commissions, 2002 - 2005. Member, Board of Directors, Leland and Gray Union High School, 1995 - 2001. Approved as an independent Due Process Hearing Officer for the Vermont Department of Education (2012 - present).
Our law firm provides debt relief services by representing people who file for bankruptcy relief under the applicable provisions of the United States Code.
An avid hiker, Bruce is the author of High Ledges, Green Mountains (Bondcliff Books, 2005) subtitled My Section Hike of Vermont's Long Trail. You can see numerous hiking photos and pictures of his two Welsh terriers at dickenshiking.bravehost.com. For more information about his books and poems, go to hesselbachwriter.com.
APPROVED ATTORNEY for: Commonwealth Land Title Insurance
Attorney Rodgers was recognized in May 2011 by being selected as a Senior Fulbright Fellow and Specialist in Law. He worked as a Fulbright Specialist with the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, located in Port Elizabeth, Republic of South Africa. This recognition was the result of a highly competitive selection process available to qualified applicants from throughout the United States and abroad.
Attorney Rodgers focuses on plaintiff personal injury civil litigation, family law, workers’ compensation, criminal law (DWI/Traffic violations/misdemeanors), and a variety of discrimination/civil rights matters. He represents clients statewide in civil claims involving:
ADMISSIONS TO BAR:
Vermont Bar Association Vermont Trial Lawyers Association
A graduate of Vassar College (BA 1972), Carol has been a law firm office manager since 1996. She worked for the Social Security Administration for 8 years and for health insurance companies for 6 years. She holds the designation of Health Insurance Associate from the Health Insurance Association of America and Associate Life and Health Claims from the International Claims Association.