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Lewis & Baldwin, PLLC
28 N Main St
P.O. Box 221
Randolph, VT 05060


Phone: 802-728-9604

E-mail: attorneys@lewisandbaldwin.com

Firm Overview

Here you will find an overview of the fields of law our practice.

Our Specializations

Intellectual Property

Lewis & Baldwin counsels clients in strategic development of a full Intellectual Property portfolio designed to provide efficient valuation and protection of assets for licensing and investment purposes. In addition, our attorneys are equipped to litigate in all Trademark, Advertising, Copyright, and Trade Secret areas of practice. Our attorneys focus on trademarks, service marks, trade dress, domain name protection, copyright, false advertising, defamation, and rights of privacy and publicity. Based on our Telecommunications experience, our attorneys are especially well versed in many of the IP issues resident within this industry.

 

Patent Law

Lewis & Baldwin is uniquely positioned to assist the entrepreneurial client. One of the firm's principal members is a registered Patent Attorney and is licensed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to draft and prosecute patent applications before the PTO. The combination of adept business development, contract negotiations, contract licensing, patent development, and patent prosecution skills provides the perfect complement to the early stage entrepreneur who is seeking to understand his/her business planning options.

 

Business Law

Within its corporate transactional practice, Lewis & Baldwin assist in all stages of business formation from start-up phases through lifecycle development. Our attorneys assist clients in the selection and formation of various entities including Corporations, LLC's, S-Corporations, Partnerships, etc. The firm also helps its clients prepare corporate Articles and/or By-laws, corporate minutes, and provide legal and strategic counseling. The Firm's attorneys are especially well trained in helping clients throughout the process of contract negotiation, contract development, and contract management.

 

The firm develops practical, innovative and state-of-the-art strategies for its diverse client base including firms of all capitalization; small-caps through large caps. Consequently, the firm has acquired a broad base of experience in providing unique business advice. Our attorneys are committed to implementing collaborative, negotiation based methods of resolving issues when appropriate. Nevertheless, when negotiation prospects are limited or exhausted, our attorneys are prepared to effectively litigate on the behalf of our client's business interests.

 

Telecommunication Law

Lewis & Baldwin is dedicated to meeting the needs of businesses involved in providing telecommunications and communications based technology services. Our services include providing assistance navigating through FCC and state regulatory agencies, providing legal expertise on telecommunication best practices, serving clients as out-sourced and external general counsel, negotiating atypical telecom transactions including Universal Service Fund Contribution Violations, Retail VoIP services, Compliance with E-911, and FCC and/or state regulation. Our expertise also spans negotiation of agreements related to Building Site and Cell Tower Acquisition, CLEC Interconnection, Collocation, Sales Agency, Signaling Systems, Private Line Dedicated Services, Switched Services, Building Owner Easements, and Indefeasible Rights of Use (IRUs) to name a few. Additionally, based on our previous business development expertise; our attorneys can help your business in its Corporate Development initiatives, Customer/Supplier & Contract Development Negotiations, and on-going Contract Management activities.

 

Estate and Long Term Care Planning

Lewis & Baldwin serves individual and business clients in all aspects of probate, trust and estate planning, estate and trust administration, and other probate court proceedings. Our attorneys retain unique experience within the probate court system providing our clients with insights and solutions few competing law firms can offer.

 

The firm maintains strong working relationships with professionals practicing in related areas of the law ensuring the best solutions to current estate issues. Whether the client requires estate planning advice related to management and disposition of assets during life; or drafting of wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney for property and health care; or Medicaid planning; or tax planning advice including Gift, Estate, and Generation Skipping Transfer Tax; or planning for closely held business related to the entire estate; our attorneys can devise a plan to meet your individual needs.

 

Immigration Law

Lewis & Baldwin offers a full range of immigration services. In the immigration practice area, we provide a detailed fee structure and process overview to guide clients in adequate consideration of their immigration needs.

 

Real Estate Law

Our business-centric attorneys have the legal skills, technical understanding and knowledge required to negotiate complex real estate transactions. Our attorneys counsel our clients in the acquisition and development of commercial and residential real estate. Our services include facilitating loan transactions and related documentation, real-estate purchase and sale agreements, creation and maintenance of escrows, resolution of boundary disputes and title claims on behalf of owners and title companies, representation of lenders and owners in transactional and insolvency/restructuring, legal analysis and assessment of potential default situations, and analysis of business opportunities as well as debtors’ and creditors’ rights and remedies.

 

Tort Litigation

Within its litigation practice, the firm handles only civil and business cases. These civil cases typically involve complex business lawsuits, contract actions, and environmental issues. The firm also handles corporate and partnership disputes for its business clients.

The firm emphasizes alternative dispute resolution as an alternative to costly, time-consuming litigation. Where there is no alternative, however, the firm's attorneys are prepared to go to trial.

 

Environmental Law

The firm represents its clients before a wide range of governmental entities, and conducts lobbying services for several association clients. The firm does not represent any governmental agency in any capacity.

 

 

Other Legal Fields

In addition to the above, we will gladly assist you in a wide variety of other legal issues:

 

  • Business Startup, Restructuring and Reorganization
  • Bankruptcy, Debtor Representation, Distressed Asset Transactions
  • Corporate Tax
  • Domestic Relations/Family Law
  • Emerging Technologies & Internet Law
  • Employment Law
  • Entertainment
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Care
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Leveraged Buy-outs
  • Personal Tax and Estate Planning
  • Probate, including Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Real Estate Law
  • Representation of Creditor Groups and Lenders
  • Zoning and Land Use

 

Do you have questions about our services or would like to make an appointment?

Contact us at 802-728-9604 or e-mail us at attorneys@lewisandbaldwin.com

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