Thomas W. Costello

Founding Partner

Thomas W. Costello
Thomas W. Costello

Location: Brattleboro, Vermont
Phone: 802-257-5533
Fax: (802) 257-4289
Email: Email Me

Tom has practiced law in Vermont for over thirty-five years, representing clients in a wide variety of civil, criminal and family litigation.  He brings a vast amount of experience and knowledge to every case.  In addition to his legal work, Tom is active in the community and has served on the boards of the American Legion, Brattleboro Area Habitat for Humanity and the Morningside Emergency Shelter. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and served in the Vietnam conflict, earning a bronze star and a purple heart. Tom enjoys spending time with his two children and grandchild, following the RedSox, and reading.

Areas of Practice

  • 25% Civil
  • 25% Criminal Law
  • 25% Personal Injury
  • 15% Family Law
  • 10% Estate & Trust

Litigation Percentage

  • 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Vermont, 1974
  • New Hampshire, 2006
  • Massachusetts, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of Vermont, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2012
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. – 1974
  • St. Michael’s College, Winooski, Vermont
    • B.A. – 1968

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Vermont Bar Association, 1974
  • Windham County Bar Association


  • English